Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. is the global leader in international freight forwarding, and top three worldwide contract logistics player, with approximately 55,000 employees at 900+ locations in more than 100 countries, and annual revenues over $14 billion.
Kuehne + Nagel, Inc. recruited me from Michigan State University's Supply Chain Management program upon graduation into their Fast Track Rotational Management Trainee Program.
Business Development Specialist| Jan 2009 - Aug 2009
·Developed a standardized customer transition & integration (CTI) process and toolkit for starting up small to mid-sized accounts, which benefits new clients as well as the entire US contract logistics business unit.
·Created sales presentations that were used by the entire contract logistics business unit to win new business.
·Created and compiled a database of current customers segmented by vertical with all the services we perform for them.
·Developed target customer lists, by vertical and company revenues, to support developing a new growth strategy.
·Analyzed and developed new processes to reduce cost, “go green” and increase productivity of the Sea/Air agents.
Sea & Air Logistics Specialist | May 2008 - Jan 2009
·Coordinated shipments in all of the business units (Air Export, Air Import, Ocean Export, and Ocean Import).
·Prepared RFPs/RFQs and quoted spot shipments
·Reviewed FSL (File Sub Ledger) to ensure shipment files were profitable.
Warehouse Supervisor / Operations Manager| Aug 2007 - May 2008
·Acted as a warehouse supervisor/operations manager by directing the union associates & temporary employees, managing the building & equipment maintenance tribulations, coordinating with contractors and handling all IT issues.
·Acted as IT local “super-user” by converting WMS reports into Excel reports to analyze inventory variances for customers.
·Produced on average an additional $10K in monthly revenue by managing all production jobs.
·Headed the startup of 3 new accounts.Worked with logistical engineers to set up the pick/pack areas and inventory locations.Trained associates on the new SOPs and details of the inventory to ensure maximum productivity.
·Coordinated a key account’s activities to ensure business continuity, which in turn kept 80,000 ft² of idle space filled.