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Columbia, MD
Posted:
February 22, 2020

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Emad H. Mostafa

**** ******** ***

Columbia MD **045

Cell 410-***-****

adbxke@r.postjobfree.com

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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)

Executes pricing

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

Logistics

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.

FLEET

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

ARA 2004

CONEXPO 2005

ARA 2006

ARA 2008

CONEXPO 2008

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)

Shipping Manager

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)

Logistics/Traffic Coordinator

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

Computer Graphics

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



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