Emad H. Mostafa
Columbia MD **045
Objective: Logistics Manager
Results- oriented transportation professional with cross-functional expertise in inventory control, shipping and receiving. Robust background encompassing import and export experience across the broad range of industries and freight forwarding companies. Comprehensive knowledge of global transportation standards and regulations, complimented by talent to interact with all levels of personnel and departments to ensure optimum operating efficiencies and performance levels.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Logistics Analyzing, Airfreight Pricing. Inventory Management.
Purchasing Freight forwarding. Logistics Planning and routing.
Warehouse Operations. Import/Export. Customs clearance.
Critical Problem Solving. Process Development. Proficiency in Excel.
Contract Negotiations. Cost Reduction. Customer Service.
Intermodal Transportation. Vendor Negotiations. Capacity Management.
Leadership. Accounts Receivables Carrier Management
Jan 2016 – Present: DHL Global Forwarding 22879 Glenn Drive, Suite 100. Sterling, VA 20164
DGF US Airfreight Commercial Center- ACC Pricing Specialist (DCA, ORF, RIC, MDT and BWI)
Validates adherence to standards and pricing instructions
Rolls-up bid input into country response
Executes country-to-country pricing, pricing campaigns, factor-based BC pricing (incl. setting up internal rates)
Supports in execution of commercial AFR strategy in country (e.g. filling campaign rate table)
Initiates risk taking process (e.g. escalation to ACC Team leader)
Main tasks & key responsibilities:
Owns and maintains 'Country ACC tariffs'
Supports in execution of AFR and commercial strategy in local ACC
Drives competitive pricing
Executes pricing campaigns (e.g. seasonal offers)
Searches for best pricing solutions in order to maximize profitability of AFR
Provides pricing for Sales growth on country level (including standard factor-based pricing methodology), supports and follows up with Sales
Provides correct and timely feedback to GBT bids. Answers GBT and region to region pricing requests, from break-down of pricing instructions to roll-up of pricing input and submitting
Executes country bid response, in particular qualification of bids received, formulation of bid strategy, gathering and checking of pricing inputs, consolidates country bid response
Escalates need for decision making on risk taking through higher hierarchy levels
Adheres to and complies with rules and principles
Acts as AFR subject matter experts in trainings, for customer visits, local AFR conferences, etc.
Interacts with customers in alignment with Sales
Jun 2013 – Jan 2016 Jos. A. Bank 6250 Columbia Crossing Circle. Suite A. Columbia, MD 21045
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers
Department Manager’s duties and responsibilities include:
Leading their customers through the sales process of selecting, coordinating and purchasing traditional business, casual clothing and accessory options designed for the upscale professional man.
Understanding merchandise features, marking and fitting techniques and fashion trends to determine what type of garments are desired and advise customers about prevailing styles, new/add-on items and appropriateness of garments for particular occasions.
Striving to meet sales goals and covering their personal draw in a commission based sales environment.
Providing the highest Customer Service standards while maintaining a professional demeanor and personal presentation at all times.
Utilizing company resources to generate traffic and maintaining customer contact to build their own book of business.
Maintaining the company’s visual merchandise standards within a specific department and the overall store, including general housekeeping cleanliness.
Acting as manager-on-duty when the Store and Assistant Managers are not on premises.
Opening and/or close the store.
Ensuring that their stores are run in accordance with company policies and applicable laws, training and coaching associates on selling techniques, supervising staff and assisting customers with issue resolution.
The job involves the following qualifications and essential functions:
Provide leadership through example; set performance examples; identify work to be done; prioritize and complete daily assignments and reach personal sales performance goals; share responsibility for meeting store sales goals.
Meet deadlines with accuracy and demonstrate a sense of urgency.
Interact and communicate with customers in person and on the phone; interact and communicate with co-workers and supervisors in a team environment.
Coordinate customer wardrobe selections involving a wide range of colors and patterns
2002-2012 Haulotte Group 1301 E. Patrick Street Frederick MD 21701
Specialists of people and material lifting equipment
Logistics, Fleet, and Shipping Manager
Determined freight service once green light was given from the factory to ship
Received pre-alerts, commercial documents to verify accuracy of details and Coordinator between forwarders, broker, truckers and managers of Haulotte’s five locations in Frederick MD, Houston TX, and Archbold Oh.
Coordinated the ISF filing with broker
Responsible for preparation of all shipping procedures including importing, exporting and customs clearance.
Estimator for the final cost of shipment including duty, expenses and transportation.
Negotiator for rates and service levels with freight forwarders
Monitor and controller of all overall logistical costs.
Responsible for inventory, purchasing, and shipping to customers.
Experienced with QuickBooks, Fishbowl, Vantage, EPICOR, excel and all Microsoft software.
Submit information, data and recommendations to management for Forecasting
Monitor production schedule and confirm shipping location based on the needs of unites needed at each location.
Received new orders and confirmed pricing and shipping options.
Estimate duty, expenses, and freight charges from the ports to yards and calculated the transfer price.
Worked the final cost report prospective, entered machines in inventory file and QuickBooks, Fishbowl, Vantage, EPICOR system.
SHIPPING/ MARKETING and SHOWS
Coordinated shipping all over the US for both international and domestic shipments.
Arranged and organized the set-up of various trade shows
Communicated with parent company in France and assisted in submitting the art work for magazines:
Cygnus Business Media, Inc.
Ramsey Management Services Inc.
American Rental Association, Inc.
2000-2002 TOWEL SPECIALITIES- Baltimore MD
(Multi-million dollar supplier of towels and specialty products)
Warehouse and Shipping Manager
Responsible for setting up warehouses (Two locations and overflow) with maximum capacities, fast handling of production lines and insuring accurate inventory counts at all times.
Handling of all necessary procedures to clear cargo through US Customs and handling of delivery via Ups, FedEx and other FCL and LTL carriers to customers destination
1999-2000 C3 CONCEPTS INCORPORATED – New York NY (Women’s Apparel Wholesale & Manufacturers)
Responsible for all movement of freight from overseas factory to various distribution centers in the United States. Directly involved with freight forwarders to coordinate, pick and pack and shipping via UPS, Fed Exp, and other truckers
Heavy customer contact dealing directly with buyers from major corporations: (Saks, Bloomingdales, and Neiman Marcus). Involved with forwarding customs clearance documentation, bills of lading, airway bills, textile visas, invoices, packing lists, etc to broker and overseeing the custom clearing process.
Negotiated freight rates and authorized freight bills and any claims that occurred.
1996-1999 TC GROUP- New York NY
(Casual Clothing Manufacturer)
Responsible for tracking movement of freight from various suppliers and handling all necessary procedures to clear goods through Customs. Directly involved with custom broker and truckers to expedite deliveries to the distribution center.
Negotiate rates and levels of service required with freight forwarders and agents.
Education & Diplomas:
Howard Community College Winter 2013
POWERPOINT, MICROSOFT EXCEL LEVEL 2 & 3
Certificate of Completion received
Florello H. La Guardia Community College, New York FALL, 1993
The English Language Center
New School for Social Research, New York SUMMER, 1993
Parsons School of Design
Computer-Aided Design & Drafting
Noncredit Proseminar course
El-Menoufia University November, 1987
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Shebin El-Kom, Egypt
Mechanical Design and Production Engineering Department (Bachelor’s Degree obtained)
Technical Industrial Institution, Camp Caeser, Alexandria, Egypt May, 1981
Ministry of High Education, Cars Department
INTERESTS AND HOBBIES
Assistance soccer coach Thunder Soccer Club, TSC Rangers, TSC Fury – BBSL & NCSL
MCI & Dar Al Taqwa School volunteer, Columbia MD
References furnished upon request