Transport and Logistics Manager
Multi-talented Transportation Manager offering over 10 years of expertise in Fleet management and logistics operation. Highly talented in efficiency planning cost reduction and budget control. Outstanding problem–solving and critical thinking skills .Capable of serving as a point of contact for all transportation related inquiries and issues. Core Competencies
Driver Safety Program design and Fleet Management.
Fleet Budget Control and Performance maximization.
Vendor & Contract Management.
Team Building and Leadership.
Inbound and outbound Logistics and warehousing.
Dispatching, planning and Negotiation.
Projex Events Services LLC, Dubai.
Position – Transportation Manager.
Duration – 01/2011 – 11 /2018
Managing the entire operational fleet of 100 vehicles both owned and leased leading on contract renewals that include heavy trucks, buses, pick-ups, forklifts, vans and cars.
Lead, monitor and follow-up the execution of the daily dispatch plan.
Negotiate with transport suppliers for long term leasing and contracts to assure smooth and cost effective transport solutions.
Development of goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures related to Fleet maintenance and make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures.
Managing route plans to minimize the cost by continuous asset utilization and responsible for fleet workshop, technical procurement, logistics, facility and store operations
Prioritized and assigned workload to drivers as per the delivery schedule and monitored the performances.
Trained and briefed drivers on the company HSE standards and responsible for hiring new drivers.
Implemented improved technologies for navigation, tracking devices and made sure that adequate transport services are provided to all required departments.
Maintaining various records of Vehicle repairs, insurances, RTA registrations, vehicle advertising, traffic fines, operational costs, purchasing parts and permits required for fleet as per UAE regulations.
Fostered and maintained strong business relationship with transport service providers such as recovery, service partners and transport companies for heavy trucks /lifting equipment and car hires.
Reviewing accident reports and initiated necessary actions in case of violations.
Facilitate the shipping of products from one destination to another, arrange GCC trucking services, and air freight clearance- inbound and outbound handling for events at site locations and oversized cargo movement.
Maintain the training records of the drivers and ensured the fleets are clean and well maintained.
Thomsun Mercantile and Marine, JAFZA.
Position –Logistics Officer.
Duration– 02/ 2010 – 01/ 2011
Supervised logistics functions- inbound and outbound operations, transportation and safety performance.
Coordinated with local/overseas agents and subcontractors for the export /import movements of goods Warehousing requirements, cold storage, FMCG & REF Transport services.
Assisted in export custom clearance and documentations for land, sea & air operations
Attended Customer quires/ resolve complain and claims and prepared quotations, invoices, report on shipment release, clear pending shipments and sales report
Negotiated with freight forwarders, concerned carrier agents / lines and transportation
Maintained supply chains smooth and efficient and established new chains while keeping close tabs on the applicable logistics and market trends.
United Parcel Service U.A.E LLC.
Position –Operations Freight Clerk.
Duration -03/ 2005 -11/ 2009
Provided efficient services relating to shipping/freight operations right from booking space for the customers, loading, unloading of containerized consignment.
Appraised clients on the status of their shipments as well as delays, off loadings and re-bookings.
Inspected, counted and validated the goods including inventories and scanning, enforced that freight goods are correctly received and sorted at the warehouse for timely delivery and in accordance with established service standards.
Ascertained all freight data and labeling is accurate to include customer and shipper information, shipment descriptions and weights.
Supervised the warehouse and office personnel to ensure all deliveries and feedback are completed on daily basis and maintain safety and lean initiative in the warehouse.
Monitored and administered joining loads and arriving loads of freight goods at various processing stages and undertook dispatch of the same within set deadline through proper co-ordination.
Berlin Shipping and General transporting Co.
Position – Fleet Coordinator
Duration -02/1999 - 01/2005.
Maintained and processed the entire companies’ in-fleet and de-fleeting of vehicles.
Carried out routine check-ups and Insurance requirements, followed up with claims from insurance companies.
Supervised employees responsible for repair, minor vehicles servicing, and delivery and support operations.
Kept track of Registration of vehicles, renewal and monitored fines.
Prepared monthly vehicles inventory/maintenance report.
Supervised new drivers by scheduling, monitoring work and training them with new rules and regulations for safety driving.
Ensured proper Diesel/petrol filling procedure and times are respected and followed by the drivers
Bachelor of Arts -1995
Diploma in Automobile Engineering-1998
Certification in International Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport Management, UAE.
ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS
Achieved award of recognition from UPS as “Runner Up 2007” for providing excellent service and dedication
Birth Date : October 26, 1976
Nationality : Indian
Visa Status : Visit Visa
Languages Known: English, Hindi, Malayalam and Basic Arabic
Driving License: Valid UAE driving license
References Available Upon Request
L: United Arab Emirates