CHRISTOPHER WICH, JR.
La Grange, TX 78945
EDUCATION: University of Texas at Arlington
University of Houston
Studied - Business Administration
WICH ENTERPRISES LLC – Austin, TX Nov ’17 to Present
Owner and Manager – Energy Trading, Business Analysis, Logistics Consulting and SME in Management for Rail, Truck and Marine; costs analysis, rate negotiations, fleet management, equipment utilization, operations management, supply chain management. Utilizing Railtrac and similar systems, tracking railcar movements and managing fleet costs in North America, managing truck fleets cost and maintenance. Implementing Pipeline solutions for liquids including Refined Products, NGLs and Crude.
Kwik Trip, Lacrosse, WI – Developed Logistics and Supply Chain process for supply, inventory and sales, for gasoline transport on Magellan Pipeline and Buckeye Pipeline.
Noble Energy, Houston, TX – Developed their Logistics for the Supply of West Texas Crude from wellhead to inventory, and through to settlement, capturing truck rates, pipeline rates and trades, along with physical inventory management.
G2X Energy Marketing Houston, TX – Developing Logistics processes for their Methanol business out of Lake Charles, LA, coordinating deals, purchase pricing formulas and sell pricing formulas. Configured marine logistics for creating lifting schedules and vessel shipments, capturing all documentation associated with the vessel shipments.
SAF, Calgary, AB – Developed Logistics processes for their US operations, exporting to customers in Great Britain and Africa; Pipeline to Inventory to Vessels, including product costs, transport costs and inventory management.
PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS – Austin, TX Jan ’17 to Nov ‘17
Manager, Advisory – Manager of Energy projects for Fortune 500 companies and SME Logistics and Supply Chain for Crude Oil, NGLs, Refined Products, Petrochemicals and Coal. Managed Associates and Senior Associates and their deliverables. Interfaced with client stakeholders and managed timelines and expectations.
ALLEGRO DEVELOPMENT - Dallas, TX ‘96 to ‘17
Principal Consultant/Subject Matter Expert – Oversee and mentor implementation consultants on Refined Products, Crude Oil, NG and Coal projects throughout North America and Asia. Advising management on employee performance and development. Assist project managers for Fortune 500 clients, along with follow-up review upon implementation conclusion, often several projects at one time. Oversee development of modifications and creation of processes for current and future release of code, focusing on Logistics and Supply Chain for all transport modes, from deal entry to final sale, cost analysis, managing transportation, inventory management, and company fleet management.
TRANSPORTATION CONSULTING - Houston, TX ‘95 to ‘96
Astor Wax - Transportation rate and contract negotiations, as well as selection of carriers, for liquid and dry bulk wax, industrial and food grade, truck and rail, foreign and domestic.
Ferrell North America - Management of the LPG tank car fleet, including maintenance for the fleet, rail rate and contract negotiations including sub-leasing of the tank car fleet and management, private trackage issues, costs analysis and execution of LPG contracts.
Multiceras - Rate and contract negotiation, fleet railcar negotiation and analysis for Mexican and
Michael Levitt - Attorney - Assisting on issues of transportation regulations, procedures and law.
ALLWASTE RECYCLING/STRATEGIC MATERIALS, INC. - Houston, TX ‘94 to ‘95
Manager - Transportation - responsible for the management of all Logistics and Supply Chain for rail, truck and water movements, domestic and foreign, as well as contract negotiation and administration, selection of carriers and scheduling, management of the rail car fleet, working with Safety in construction and maintenance of private trackage, analysis of Transportation costs and overseeing the transportation of glass cullet, processed and unprocessed, for recycling.
ENRON GAS LIQUIDS - Houston, TX ‘91 to ‘94
Transportation Coordinator - responsible for the administration, utilization and cost analysis and administration of the EGLI private truck fleet, management of the tank car fleet, rail contract administration, selection of carriers, monitoring of customer contract volumes, analysis and procurement of tankcar rates and truck rates, scheduling of tankcar shipments for the foreign and domestic operations and freight loss and damage claims.
MISSION PETROLEUM CARRIERS - Houston, TX ‘90 to ‘91
Traffic Manager - responsible for issuance and publication of tariffs, handled intrastate Texas Railroad Commission activities and Manager of the Rates Department, dispatching, interstate and intrastate rate quotes and claims on petro-chemicals, petroleum products and hazardous and non-hazardous waste.
PERFORMANCE TANK LINES - Houston, TX ‘88 to ‘90
Marketing - responsible for 48 state territories to market and sell bulk liquid transportation of refined products and petrochemical products including negotiations of rates and contracts, enhancing clients Logistics processes as well.
Sales Representative - responsible for managing customers and their Logistics, in the bulk liquid transportation of petroleum and petrochemical products.
Assistant Terminal Supervisor - duties included dispatching of drivers for loads and supervision of equipment maintenance, utilization of drivers and equipment, costs of operations
CONOCO, INC./VISTA CHEMICAL - Houston, TX ‘80 to ‘88
Transportation Analyst – Handling Logistics accounting; negotiating and coordinating Logistics activities for truck (bulk and LTL) and rail(bulk and packaged) for PVC, NGLs, Methanol, Glycols and other Refined Products; rates and dispatching of oil field equipment.; coordinating rail contracts, fleet management; freight allowances for products such as alcohols, detergent alkylates and muriatic acids. Analytical work and responsible for auditing freight movements of DuPont Corporation. Rate and cost analysis for all petrochemicals.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS: Delta Nu Alpha Transportation Fraternity - Freeport, TX
Transportation Club of Houston
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