Freight Forwarding Management | Logistics Management |Operations Management Resume
|Desired Industry: Management
|Desired Job Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
||Date Posted: 3/13/2017
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Other
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Highly analytical, performance-driven, and multifaceted professional, with broad-based experience in freight forwarding, logistics and operations management. Armed with background in air cargo, sea container transportation, transit, trucking, rail carriage, warehousing, and customs clearance services. Expert at utilizing diverse methodologies to identify key trends, reduce company expenditures, and optimize efficiency. Articulate communicator, with fluency in Farsi and English languages along with working knowledge of French and Turkish.
Avant Group Logistics - Istanbul, Turkey
Managing Director Jun 2013–Present
Capitalize on industry expertise in establishing the company from startup operations; while developing and implementing operational, accounting, and finance procedures.
Keenly oversee potential traffics by establishing global network connections and joining G1LN as the exclusive member in Turkey
Work collaboratively with Australian and Italian companies in leading less than truckload (LTL) traffic from Europe to Iran and promoting services to Iranian freight forwarders.
Spearhead and conduct the day-to-day operations and financial aspects of the company’s land, sea, and air traffic.
Display skills in operation management, as well as in accounting and sales.
Pioneered the Turkish office opening of a network group from scratch; while leading workflow, accounting, and sales operations, resulting to $1.5M turnover in the second year and $2.5M the next year.
Borusan Logistics International - Tehran, Iran
Freight Forwarding Manager May 2010–May 2013
The biggest logistics company in Turkey with the most turnover and $100M investment in Iran, handling more than 100 trucks and 30K SQM warehouses serving big names in Iran including Ericsson Systems, Henkel, Bridgestone, and Porsche.
Led all international transport activities of the Foreign Department of the company located in Middle East, which include:
Participation in HQ budget meetings in alignment of with the annual and five years strategic targets;
Hiring of sales staff and monitoring of operation staff;
Establishment of standard operating procedures for the department;
Closely interfaced with the country manager to provide reports regarding new contracts, potential clients, and new sales incomes; as well as with liners and air carriers in meeting clients’ demands by handling and rating negotiations. Generated monthly and annual financial closures based on HQ key performance indicators (KPIs.)
Assumed full responsibility in strategically planning and administering the department’s annual budgeting, monthly sales, as well as costs and projections reviews; while generating all related reports for the BOD.
Served as the process owner of a Six Sigma project, for the capacity and routing enhancement between different offices from Gulf Cooperation Council to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Played a lead role in establishing the company’s Freight Forwarding Division by overseeing overall operations as well as workflow and sales channels; which resulted to obtaining turnover numbers from zero to $38.5K in 2010, to $1.4M in 2011 and $2.3M in 2012.
Iran Land and Sea Co. - Tehran, Iran
Logistics Department Operation Manager Aug 2009–May 2010
Provided leadership to the department staff, responsible for monitoring logistic solutions operations for all after port-arrival services including the transit, trucking, rail carriage, warehousing, and customs clearance into Iran soil as well as transit to Afghanistan, Iraq, and countries comprising the CIS.
Leo Glory Forwarding & Logistics - Tehran, Iran
Co-founder Jun 2008–Jun 2009
Made major contributions in developing a new international freight forwarding and logistics company.
Evaluated the establishment’s administrative processes; while implementing operational, accounting, financial, and administration algorithm of the new venture.
Effectively handled negotiations and prepared contract of agency agreements with several companies overseas.
PTB Perse International Forwarding Co. - Tehran, Iran
Division Supervisor (Subordinates: 3)—Transit Department May 2001–Jun 2007
Coordinated all India and Far East origins transit corridors to CIS through Bandar Abbas as well as internal transit shipments to Iranian customs houses.
Applied updated market knowledge in analyzing and creating quotations regarding finalized calculated rates to clients; while managing rate negotiation with shipping lines, truck, and rail carriers.
Closely interfaced with the PTB Transit Department, in charge of handling shipments to efficiently control operations concerning loading and unloading, packing, handling, warehousing, and custom procedures.
Solely supervised all terminal handling operations which included shipment unloading and loading to another trailer or wagon in Bandar Abbas which were shipped to a definite destination in CIS or Iran.
Collaborated with the customers regarding shipment tracking and final status reporting.
Held accountability in acquiring needed amendments such as CMR, TIR carnet, SMGS, and Waybills by executing and maintaining documentation and issues carried by various Iran companies.
Conducted invoicing processes monitoring to clients; while assisting the Finance Department in preparing profit and loss balance sheets.
Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, Dec 2007
Payam-e-Noor University - Tehran, Iran
Finance and Accounting Monitoring
Profit and Loss Statement Preparation
Cross-functional Leadership and Collaboration
Strategic Planning and Implementation
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