Alan S

Supply Chain Manager - 20 Years of Experience - Near 07848


Supply Chain Manager

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Qualifications Profile Highly analytical, motivated, and results-oriented professional with comprehensive knowledge and experience in freight and logistics management, business development, and supply chain management across diverse industries. Adept at developing performance-based, low-cost solutions negotiating profitable terms with new and existing clients, vendors, and/or suppliers and the overall management of client, supplier and vendor relationships. Known for using out-of-the-box approaches, while adapting quickly to new business environments and working well internally as a complete team player. Recognized for business acumen and a deep understanding of all modes of transportation and how those elements are best used in the overall synchronization of an organization's complete supply chain. Expert with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Transportation and Logistics Management * Demonstrated in-depth familiarity with supply chain transportation needs including truckload, less-than-truckload (LTL), rail, and ocean, as well as expedited international freight shipping. * Adept at developing strong C-level relationships and networking among key stakeholders with differing issues within an organization before offering solutions to decision makers. * Able to effectively create and present power point presentations to external and internal customers. * Extensive knowledge of competitive landscape of LTL regional and national carriers and their service offerings. * Full understanding of FAK pricing and various discount programs including czarlite pricing. Able to analyze different rate bases, FAKs and discount levels to ascertain true "apples to apples" comparisons for decision makers to evaluate. Expert at identifying hidden costs within competitive pricing schemes and construct effective competitive alternatives. * Full understanding of Truckload and spot quote pricing and how it differs from LTL contractual pricing. Experienced with negotiating FTL rates with 3PLs as well as direct to truckers with DAT boards. * Rendered assistance to companies with business process redesign while implementing proprietary software to simplify and enhance over all supply chain visibility. * Conversant with utilizing SAP and ERP systems in-house to synchronize shipping, receiving, and inventory management.