Program Logistic Management
Developed and managed expedited supply chain for auto industry within North America to/from Europe, Asia and South America. Key indicator involved plant shutdown avoidance and improved cost structure.
§Successfully managed aspects of the auto industry supply chain requirements in Mexico while maintaining cost constraint goals and improving transit during a 50% increase in business levels.
§Created routing and negotiated transportation contracts within Mexico for land, air and ocean freight reducing costs (17.3%) and transit time (one day) for the customer.
§Managed three locations – one U.S. site and two Mexican sites involving client interaction within Mexico.
§Avoided route disruption post September 11, 2001.
§Handled engine and electronic components distribution and logistics for T1 suppliers.
Program Operations Management
Initiated start-up third party supply chain management for Coughlin Logistic client, which entailed transportation negotiations, routing and reverse logistics for raw materials and finished goods, warehouse and distribution management (AGILE), and metric development and monitoring. Maintained high inventory accuracy for over 1,000 SKUs.
§Improved vendor & customer relations through continual contact, feedback & understanding of customer requirements.
§Improved economies of scale & reliability of product delivery via JIT - avoiding production line shutdown.
§Developed ISO processes for start-up program.
§Improved inventory accuracy from 73.2% to 99.6% through lean processes on 1,000 SKUs.
§Developed facility safety program. Obtained zero safety citations and no lost work days.
§Launched new warehouse under extreme time constraints. Fully operational within 48 hours.
§Negotiated contracts and reduced expenses 7% under budget.
§Developed metrics providing feedback on specific KPIs for client and executive management.