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Front Office Sales

Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
July 23, 2020

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

SURNAME PILLAY

FIRST NAME KUBENDRI

NATIONALITY SOUTH AFRICA

ID NUMBER 681***-****-***

MARITAL STATUS MARRIED

HEALTH EXCELLENT

CONTACT NUMBER 074-***-****

HIGHEST SCHOOL EDUCATION MATRIC

Newhaven Secondary (1986)

TERTIARY EDUCATION B.Com Strategic SUPPLY MANAGEMENT Degree

(UNISA)

YEARS IN ESTIMATING ROLE Since 2007

PLACE OF RESIDENCE CHATSWORTH

(DOW AGROSCIENCES) / SANACHEM

TYPIST / DATA PROCESSING CLERK

Jan 1991 to May 1997

Receptionist, receive and attend to visitors.

Book boardroom. Handle petty cash. Contact field staff when required. Take care of front office. Send, receive and distribute courier and mail. Registration and framing of customs documents using Compu Clearing System, (Documents include DA550, DA554

(VOC), Wharfage Order, Notes, etc. order, F178, etc) Complete and update relevant details on files after invoicing Compiling and typing up of all Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin, Form-A’s, Road Consignment Notes, Rail Consignment Notes, etc.

All documents prepared as per Client Instruction / Letter of Credit requirements Obtain transshipment details from shipping agents or via Internet Explorer. Follow up with on carriage movements

Onpass cargo movements to clients before departing POD Prepare client schedules of Bill of Lading comebacks and transshipment follow-ups BIDVEST PANALPINA LOGISTICS

FREIGHT DESK CLERK

May 1997 – SEPT 2007

Liaise with shipping lines and vessel’s agents and obtain sailing times and dates and bill of lading and freight details Ensure that correct freight and associated charges are paid timeously and bills of lading are obtained as soon as available.

Distributing bills of lading to appropriate Export Controllers Ongoing liaison with shipping lines and vessels’ agents to obtain full details of stack dates, sailing times and dates and arrival at destination dates for all vessels on which BPL has cargo Update changes to above information on a daily basis To provide information to clients and the relevant Export Controllers. Obtain statements from shipping lines and unpack agents for payment of freight. Obtain approved freight Invoices from Controllers to match with freight on statements and when all amounts tied up and balances reconcile, then payment to carriers to be made To track and trace all cargo from Bills of Lading, and provide feedback to clients timeously. To track rail cargo with Portnet.

FREIGHT ESTIMATOR (Bidvest Panalpina Logistics)

Oct 2007 – July 2014

Compile Road and Ocean freight estimates for New and existing clients. Compile estimates as requested from Operations team Obtain rates from Shipping lines and Transporters to compile comprehensive quotes for clients. Obtain Ex Works and destination charges from BPL and Agents offices. Create and compile Ocean Freight Rate sheet for Exports on a month to month basis Client rates to be obtained off the Cargo Wise System in order to complete rates according to their specific tariff. I used to mentor learners that were part of the BPL Learnership Programme I used to mentor learners and Junior Estimators and had to head up a team of Junior Estimators. Keep records of all rates pertaining to quotes compiled, ie, Customer request, freight, Origin fees, transport and Customs duty applicable

Maintain an estimate log of all estimates completed. Call clients and obtain feedback on quotes completed. Request reasons for unsuccessful quotes and competitor lost to. Feedback on wins and losses to be provided to management in Sales Meetings BARLOWORLD LOGISTICS

FREIGHT ESTIMATOR

Aug 2014 – March 2015

Compile Ocean, Road and Air freight estimates for New and existing clients, as well as for operations team. Negotiate rates with Transporters, Airlines and Shipping lines, in order to obtain the most competitive rates to offer to clients. Obtain Ex Works and destination Charges from origin and destination offices. To ensure rates are provided within the quickest turnaround times. To maintain and update an estimate request log.

Obtain feedback from clients on outcome of rates provided, and reasons when unsuccessful. Feedback on wins and losses in terms of quotes provided, to be delivered during sales meetings with management and reasons for losses to be provided to management, and efforts to reduce the reasons for losses. Assist clients to make decisions on Incoterms, mode of transport or method of packing (ie FCL or LCL), etc. Liaise with Operations team to assist and tie up quote provided with billings to clients Liaise with Customs Team in order to provide the best tariffing based on client literature. Obtain quotes from Transnet Port Operations to compile comprehensive quotes for Breakbulk and abnormal cargo. EXPEDITORS INTERNATIONAL

PRICING AGENT

April 2015 - Nov 2019

Compile Sea, Air Freight and Road Freight estimates for New and Existing as well as Operations staff. Obtain Ex Works and destination charges from other Expeditors or Agent offices Feedback to client within the allocated time for Ex Works and other Incoterms as requested by client. Responsible for uploading rates into Catapult Rates System Completing of RFQ’s, RFP’s and tenders for Global clients as received via the Network. Liaise with Africa agents in order to complete RFQ’s on their behalf for submission to CHQ Obtain rates from Transporters and Carriers for the most competitive offer Liaise with Operations team to assist and tie up quote provided with billings to clients Feedback to management in terms of wins and losses on outcome of quotes provided. Guide clients on best mode of transportation based on their volume of cargo Guide clients on what quantities they are able to pack into containers, for optimal usage. Maintain an RFQ and Bid register to submit to CHQ in order to keep control of all Africa Bids, RFQ’s and RFP’s. Maintain a quote log with feedback from clients, wins or losses. CERTIFICATES:

SDS Customs Clearance Part 1

SDS Customs Clearance Part II

SDS International Forwarder I

SDS S.A. Forwarding & Export Practice

SDS S.A. Export Clearance

SDS Freight Science Diploma

Dangerous Goods Legislation Awareness

Incoterms 2020

B.Com Strategic Supply Management Degree (2018)



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