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Logistics Manager

Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144, United States
October 05, 2016

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George Schulz

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Macon, Georgia 31210



An educated, informed and competent Logistics Manager who has a long track record of delivering the right products, in the right quantities, to the right location and at the right time. Highly motivated and proficient in customer support and efficient problem solving. Centered on meeting customer expectations while retaining quality standards to ensure timely deliveries and focusing on keeping a safe work environment. Adept in developing effective processes and coordination between multiple internal departments to achieve common customer oriented goals.


Inventory control

Quality control

Strategic planning

Employee training and development

Purchasing and procurement

Customer service

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word

Operated and familiarized with SAP and its core components

Trained and licensed to drive forklifts

Completed management training program


Zschimmer & Schwarz US, July 2010- Present

Warehouse / Shipping & Receiving / Planning Manager, January 2013- Present:

Supervised and managed employees across three shifts, conferring detailed instructions and expectations throughout the work day

Provided leadership, acquired knowledge, discipline, and training to all employees in shipping and receiving department

Assisted in planning plant production schedule and forecasted/ordered raw material for use in manufacturing of finished product

Scheduled raw materials to be delivered on time to meet needs on production schedule and scheduled finished goods to be picked up to ship to customer to satisfy delivery terms

Forecasted and ordered supplies and materials used in the plant daily and scheduled the incoming deliveries

Audited all shipments to be certain all products, packaging, labeling and paperwork was correct and met customer specifications

Led the count and reconciliation of inventory on a monthly cyclical count and at a yearend plant wide count

Worked closely with Operations Manager, Plant Superintendent, and Scheduling Manager to optimize plant performance and efficiency to meet and exceed goals

Founding member of safety team: discussed safety hazards in workplace and provided ideas and solutions for completing safety goals

Stressed and enforced the importance of a safe and clean work environment to all employees

Managed 6-7,000,000 pounds of inventory: organized warehouse for efficiency of space utilization, supervised pulling/staging of orders, advised stock replenishment timetable and raw material purchasing

Oversaw and audited shipments of 4-6,000,000$ of sales per month via both dry van and tanker truck shipments

Experienced with ERP software processes and used daily

Purchasing Manager, February 2011- December 2012:

Purchased raw material daily for use in scheduling and manufacturing finished products

Researched freight rates with multiple LTL carriers to determine best pricing for inbound raw material shipments

Held meetings and negotiated pricing with multiple chemical distributors

Processed all customer orders by batch/lot number while noting packaging requirements, weights requested, and all special customer needs

Planned and scheduled reactor time to manufacture products that would deliver punctually to customers and replenish stock

Managed employees routinely, ensuring they were working on the most important tasks for each day

Pulled samples of raw materials and finished goods for lab analysis and quality control testing

Led monthly cyclical count of and reconciling of inventory

Participated and led daily meetings to discuss the planning of production, shipping and receiving, and completion of customer orders on time


Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia

Bachelor of Business Administration

Major: Logistics and Intermodal Transportation

Minor: Information Systems

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