Senior Logistics / Management / Business Development Executive from F500 Company, strong P&L management, proven revenue and profit growth track record, 18 years local and international experience, new business start-up experience, dynamic customer-focused leader with strong organizational skills and industry background. Skills and experience in building and leading teams. Experience in Lead Logistics Provision (LLP), Lead Logistics Management (LLM), Supply Chain Management, Integrated Logistics including Raw Material Inventory Deployment, Inbound Transportation, Customer Order Processing, Packaging / Material handling, Finished Goods Inventory Deployment, Outbound Transportation and all product lines of Transportation Management Services. Experience in Six Sigma initiatives.
Business Start-Up – Establish profitable operations in North America and Australia in variety of business areas.
Business Turnaround and Cultural Change – Transformed product-focused organization into high performance, customer orientated company.
Revenue and Profit Growth – Consistently deliver double-digit revenue growth across all business units.
International Business Development – Growth of international markets – UK, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Rim, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE, USA, Canada, Brazil, Argentina.
Strategic Product Development – Expansion of product offering into multi-platform suite of logistics solutions.
Customer Service – Establish standardized business processes to ensure exceptional and consistent standards of delivery.
11/07 – Present GM / International Network Director, Krieger Worldwide, Los Angeles CA
Full P&L responsibility & General Management of the Los Angeles Station, including the nationwide import, export, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, domestic transportation. Additional responsibilities include the management and oversight of the international network of agents, the management of the company’s sales force, development of major accounts. Diversified the company portfolio, which was predominantly apparel textile and footwear based, to include automotive, industrial, hi-tech and aerospace.
6/06 – 07/09 CEO / Owner, Bear Republic Apparel Inc, Redondo Beach, CA
Owned and operated and apparel import and distribution company within the children’s sector. Was involved in sourcing, production, design, distribution and quality control within USA and Canada. Operated Sales Showrooms in Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas and Toronto.
11/05 – 6/06: General Manager, Spare Part Logistics, TNT Australia, Sydney.
Full P&L management and strategic planning responsibility of spare part logistics division. Provide leadership to Logistics team in Australia. Development of operating platform for new multi-million dollar division. Increased profit by 15%, streamlined project management and other internal processes, developed supplemental revenue streams.
1/03 - 10/05: Regional Director, Mission Critical / Freight, TNT USA, Houston, TX.
Establishment and General Management of new freight and mission-critical division. Developed new multi platform suite of solutions, tremendous revenue and profit growth. Improved repeat business to 78%. Improved new business success to 48%. Prepared operating plans and budgets for presentation to senior management. Outstanding Business Achievement Award 2005 (Americas).
1/00 – 12/02: Global Account Manager, TNT Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.
Managed Global Account portfolio. Developed strategic planning process. Leveraged relationships in other strategic markets to double portfolio and improve profitability. Top Business Development Achiever in 2001 and 2002. Managed a book of business over $50m
1/98 – 12/99: Regional Manager, Triton Express, South Africa, Cape Town.
General Management of Regional Hub. Managed 75-person operations staff. Assisted in development of annual business plans. Audited systems and operations procedures to ensure accuracy.
1997: Branch Manager, Paintchem Industries, South Africa, Cape Town.
1996: Technical Sales, Ryobi, South Africa, Cape Town.
1995: Technical Sales, Blacks Alpine, England, London.
1993: Technical Sales, RBS Merchant, South Africa, Port Elizabeth.
Women in Internal Trade, Los Angeles CA, Vice President, 01/07 – present
International Trade Academy, Long Beach CA, Advisory Board Member, 12/08 – present
Foreign Trade Association, Los Angeles CA, Education Committee Member, 12/09 - present
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa.
November 1993: Marketing Degree (Marketing and Sales Management)
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