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Experienced Warehouse & Transportation Manager

$50000 - ??
November 10, 2009

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Lance L. Sager

**** ******** **.

Lockport, N.Y. 14094


Objective: To obtain a challenging and rewarding position in a growing company where I can build a career, and not only utilize my existing skills, but develop new ones to aid me in advancement within the organization.

Special Skills:

• 6 Sigma Greenbelt Level I & II training

• Currently attending classes to earn my APICS CPIM certification

• Extensive knowledge of international shipping & customs regulations, as well as any & all paperwork involved

• Certified for the transportation and handling of Hazardous Materials pursuant to 49 CFR 172.700-172.704

• Familiar with DOT, EPA, DEC and OSHA regulations.

• Excellent at all Microsoft desktop applications Word, Power Point and Excel spreadsheets, etc. Have also used WMS/Pkms as well

• Experience with SAP and RF scanning systems, KRONOS, ORACLE ERP System, & WMS/Pkms

• Familiar with ISO 9001 and Environmental ISO 14001 series of standards, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance procedures, and 5S principles of workplace organization.

• Class B CDL license with air brake and HAZ MAT endorsements

• P&L analysis, departmental budgeting, calculation of allowable manpower hours based on sales and budget

Education: AAS in Business Administration from Erie Community College (1/04) GPA 3.38. BBA from Medaille College (11/06) GPA 3.93 (Summa Cum Laude). ECC & Medaille Dean’s list, The National Dean’s List, Alpha Beta Gamma (junior college) & Sigma Beta Delta (4 year college) business & management honor societies.

Cameron Compression (Cooper Turbo-Compressor)

3101 Broadway

Buffalo, NY 14227

Title: 2nd Shift Shipping Supervisor – December 2008 – Present

Supervise a staff of 17 union IAM associates on 2nd shift, as well as line up the work for 7 associates on to be completed on 3rd shift. Manage daily shipping activities including picking, packing, & shipping of parts orders, as well as the rigging & loading of large industrial compressors valued at as much as $5 million. Picking of internal orders, and the supply materials to production on a JIT basis. Help oversee periodic inventory reconciliations, and play a major role in preparation for and conducting of annual inventory of over 26,000 SKU’s.

Title: Logistics Specialist – August, 2006 – November 2008

Coordinate delivery of parts and large machines to over 30 countries daily and all paperwork involved. Utilization of air and ocean export, as well as UPS, FEDEX, and many other LTL carriers. Schedule all transportation and plan containerized loads of large industrial compressors, some in excess of $2 million in value. Extensive problem solving and coordination with in house and international sales rep’s, customers, freight forwarders, domestic and international vendors. Work directly with corporate compliance department & U.S. Department of Treasury to facilitate full audits of compliance procedures. Constant monitoring of INCO terms & import/export compliance procedures.

Harlequin Sales, Inc.

3010 Walden Avenue

Depew, NY 14043

Title: Logistics Supervisor – March, 2005 – September, 2005

Responsibilities included overseeing all daily activities of the traffic department and its seven employees. Generating weekly and monthly reports of on-time performance, overall cost, and results of cost saving initiatives. Constant review of procedures and prices to adhere to the annual 21.4 million transportation budget. Involved in creation and implementation of a centralized inventory system. Involved in postal rate negotiations for saving s of over $200,000 for 2006. Re-negotiated truckload pricing for savings of over $10,000 between 6/05 and 9/05. Also involved in drafting the initial plan and for automation of the outgoing mail sorting area that handles over 10 million packages p/year. Assisted in inventory management functions. Audited all freight bills to ensure accuracy and worked with finance to ensure they were paid within the specified time frame.

CWM Chemical Services (Division of Waste Management, Inc.)

1550 Balmer Rd.

Model City, NY 14107

Tile: Transportation Coordinator – Feb. 2004 – November 2004

Responsible for the coordination and dispatch of drivers from multiple carriers, under a 3PL system, to job sites across the U.S. and Canada. These included government and military installations. Scheduling pick-up and delivery of waste from job site to our appropriate landfills based on hazard class. Negotiate pricing and transportation terms in accordance with strict government regulations. Reviewed contractual agreements with customers, create and submit bid packages on new business possibilities. Constant updating and streamlining of procedures to maintain profit margins. Daily review of paperwork and hazardous materials manifests to ensure compliance with state and federal DEC, EPA, and DOT, regulations. Audited all freight bills to ensure accuracy and worked with finance to ensure they were paid within the specified time frame.

American Axle & Manufacturing

1001 East Delevan Ave.

Buffalo, NY

Title: Production Supervisor – Jan. 2002 – Jan. 2004.

Responsibilities included keeping current action registers for Overall Equipment Effectiveness, efficiency, scrap improvement initiatives, and P & L analysis. Dealing with union associates and the contractual grievance and discipline procedures. Constant coordination with other production groups to ensure timely delivery of product to the next operation in the production chain. Oversee not only daily production scheduling, but also cleanliness of entire job and scheduling maintenance on all machinery in department. Coordinating JIT delivery of raw material and finished product between multiple locations, and extremely detailed inventory control. Scheduling vacations and daily upkeep of associate time records, overtime hours according to contractual procedure. I had 72 associates under my direct supervision. Conduct periodic inventory reconciliations, as well as play a major role in annual inventory. Lost position due to mass lay-offs.

Velocity Express

840 Aero Drive

Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Title: Expedited Services / Fleet Maintenance Manager - Oct. 98 – Dec. 2001.

Engineered the complete reconstruction of the On Demand divisions pricing, structure, services and all facets of the operation. Departmental budgeting and P & L analysis. Other tasks include all hiring and firing, performance reviews, Dispatching, payroll, customer accounts, rating and billing of all deliveries. Schedule shipments, plan and map routes and set up accommodations for drivers going out of state. Also responsible for scheduling any and all maintenance on all of the companies 9 CDL straight trucks, 65 cargo vans and 23 station wagons, and keeping accurate records of any vehicle repairs or expenditures. Prepared customs paperwork and air and ground manifests for international shipments. There were 24 drivers, 2 dispatchers, and 97 vehicles under my direct supervision. Lay off due to corporate restructuring & downsizing.

Craftline Window Distribution Center

80 Pineview Drive

Amherst, N.Y. 14228

Title: Warehouse / Production Manager - Aug. 97 – Oct. 98.

Completely oversaw all aspects of warehouse, service, and assembly/production operations. Duties included receiving, shipping, inventory upkeep, and final assembly of product. Maintained constant interaction with building supervisors, sub-contractors and homeowners to track construction progress and insure timely delivery of our products during construction phase. Responsible for five employees and keeping track of allowable hours based on total sales and P & L analysis. Responsible for keeping track of inventory & placing orders for raw materials as needed. Generate weekly reports and assist in office and sales duties. Responsible for the ordering of all supplies, raw materials and replacement parts needed in warehouse and service departments and inventory control. Company shut down due to corporate bankruptcy.

Asoma / TCI Inc.

795 Wurlitzer Drive

North Tonawanda, N.Y. 14120

Title: Logistics & Traffic Manager - October 94 - August 97

Responsible for all incoming and outgoing shipments and the paperwork involved. Including verification of carrier accounts and shipping charges. Also responsible for budgeting and regulating departmental costs. Daily domestic and international shipping , preparation of customs paperwork. Parent company closed the location, all associates lost their jobs

Dundas Jaffine Industries

11099 Broadway

Alden, N.Y. 14004

Title: Transportation & Warehouse Manager – June 90 – Apr. 94.

Responsible for all incoming shipments of raw material and outgoing shipments of finished product all over

the U.S. & retailers such as Home Depot and Lowe’s to over 100 stores across the U.S. based on customer

inventory and requests. Also kept accurate records of all stock, and coordinated J.I.T. deliveries of raw

materials to two manufacturing facilities in the area. Worked closely with production manger to ensure JIT

delivery of raw materials and strict inventory control procedures. Audited all freight bills to ensure accuracy

and worked with finance to ensure they were paid within the specified time frame.

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