Duminda De Silva
- Dubai United Arab Emirates
- [email protected]
A multi-faceted Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Sales & Marketing professional possessing 15 years experience in United State, Singapore and U.A.E. Head Quartered Multinational organizations in the field of Freight Forwarding, Shipping, Supply Chain Management. Rendered services across South East Asia and Middle East in various calibers and gained leadership exposure in managing more than seven nationalities.
Passionate in being a decisive part of a 'continuous change culture' of the Dynamic Result Driven Organization, supporting the management to develop/boost Commercial Revenues, Productivity, Logistics and Supply Chain Management Throughput and embracing sustainable Business practices, there-by not only contributing to overall growth objectives, but also corporate value of the organization.
Fully geared and motivated to contribute my professional experiences gained through diverse previous international assignments.
Joined APL Logistics UAE through an internal transfer from APL Logistics Sri Lanka, I started as an
Operations / customer service executive and actively performed the job tasks allocated by the management under the functional job roll. Later I was promoted in to the category of sales executive in June 2010 after gaining comprehensive hands on experience on the regional business aspects and geographical trade lanes in region.
Started as a Logistics/supply chain Analyst and was the Key representative in 3PL operations for Marks & Spencer (M&S) at APL Logistics supply chain/quality assurance center. Later was promoted to Sales executive role in ILS (International Logistics Services) department in the year 2006 as the first member in Sri Lanka.
Joined as Operations/supply Chain Assistant which was a subsidiary of John Keells Holdings/Keppel Logistics Singapore and Malaysia National Shipping Corp. was actively contributed in my best way to keep the data integrity for global customers as well as recognized local supply chain providers and 3PL customers
Spear Heading Pricing, RFQ, RFP, Bid and Tender proposals to achieve the best revenues out of the projects while procuring the best rates from vendors.
Well versed in Key Account/Brand Management for Global Brands eg: NIKE, JC Penny, GAP, DELL, Timberland etc
multiple years of hands on experience on planning Origin Consolidation and destination De-Consolidation. know how to maximize the revenues through the consolidation programs for Sea, Air, Air-Sea & Sea-Air
Was one of the key members in handling US, ISAF, NATO project cargo to/from Iraq and Afghanistan via DWC & Jebel Ali. With grate deal of hands on Experience, able to handle special projects under very pressured conditions
Diploma in International Trade, Shipping & Logistics is recognized by Institute of Chartered Ship-brokers UK.
Sri Lankans, Indians, Pakistanis, Egyptians, Syrians, Filipinos, Jordanians, Afghans
Military, FMCG, Automotive, Fashion & Retail, Pharmaceutical, Hospitality, Oil & Gas, Perishable, Chemical,
United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar