Director Logistics Supply Chain in Cincinnati OH Resume Richard Coleman

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					                                Richard C. Coleman
                                           Mason, OH 45040


                                            Professional Profile
       Accomplished global supply chain & logistic innovator with 15 – year portfolio of success significantly
        boosting bottom lines, streamlining operations and cutting cost.
       Instrumental in developing strategic transportation plans for business development initiatives,
        network design and spearheading divisional start-up operations.
       Adept at mentoring high performance teams and directing mission critical supply chain projects from
        cradle to grave.
       Skilled logistics strategist who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions and benchmarks
        performance against key operational and sales targets / goals:

           operational improvements                               reduced tactical - planning cycle time
           reduce product landed cost / time                      productivity gains - utilization
           cost reduction through improved                        revenue growth
            systems / process improvement

                                            Areas of Expertise
       Multi Modal Transportation                                 P&L Management
       Global Shipping                                            Planning & Deployment of Operation
       C-TPAT                                                      Assets
       Contract Negotiations                                      Negotiation, Persuasion, &
       Multi-Site Operations                                       Communication
       TMS, WMS & Optimization Platforms                          Near Sourcing, Distribution & Network
       Six Sigma Methodology                                       Design
       Change Management                                          Business Development
       Performance / Behavior Management                          Project Management
       Process Redesign

                                         Professional Experience

Sr. Transportation and Supply Chain Consultant, Independent & Brooks International, Cincinnati, OH , 2008
to present
      Recruited as the resident transportation expert to design and lead client projects focused on
         operations, change management, service, quality, process improvement, performance
         measurement, team solutions and leadership development for an industry leading trucking
      Provided strategic direction and implemented strategic – planning processes to attain Gross Margin,
         utilization, service, deadhead and dwell targets.
      Designed, published and successfully delivered operation processes, operating models and system
         for management presentation of project findings to senior management.
      Played an integral role for a 650M International Air Hub start-up.
      Project Manager for ISO Certification - International Air Hub.
       Successfully managed a large Asia Pacific manufacturing project that needed to ship oversized Helix’s
        and mechanical accessories from the US to China valued over 20MM.
       Acquired a top aftermarket automotive manufacturer and distributor with hundred plus delivery
        locations that needed an Intermodal rail alternative for all of North America distribution resulting in
        45% average per load savings.
       Provided strategic transportation planning model and negotiated carrier contractual agreements for
        industry leading water filtration company expanding their U.S. operations coverage.
       Consistently achieved client objectives and met all deadlines.

Director of Supply Chain, Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, NC, 2007 – 2008
     Recruited to lead business development for a start-up division offering comprehensive global supply
        chain solutions.
     Acquired and secured two new customers with annualized revenue projections 12M+ within the first
        8 months.
     Lead the attainment of the marketing & pricing for all new and proposed business regarding the
        distribution, network, and transportation offerings.

Logistics Manager, Campbell Hausfeld, Harrison, OH, 2004 – 2007
     Managed all International and Domestic supply chain divisions’ with 50M+ P&L responsibility.
     Saved $4.5M annually by initiating the start-up of an in-house transportation division to replace the
         existing 3rd-party operation, designed, staffed, and managed the division.
     Introduced and managed a dedicated fleet division for all intra-plant and distribution facilities resulting
         in an increased JIT and capacity utilization saving an estimated $300,000 annually.
     Designed a freight claim module for the JD Edwards platform that assisted in the management of our
         OSD department's ability to recapture freight damage losses, returning an additional $200K+ to the
         bottom line annually.
     Reduced small package annual spend $120K by negotiating long-term provider contracts.
     Initiated a reverse logistics operation that inspected and approved returned products from big-box
         retailers at the store level; efforts resulted in $475K savings in returned product over 2 years.
     Pioneered an International Bonded Logistic Park concept leveraging new supply chain opportunities
         created by changes in Chinese legislation; resulted in reducing supply chain costs, reduced VAT
         application time for suppliers, reduced distribution inventory levels, and created new business
         development opportunities.

Director of Logistics Services, Hub Group, Cleveland, OH 2002 – 2003
     Lead Logistics division to surpass quarter goals consecutively and grew P&L responsibility to 35M.
     Managed complete transportation programs for all Logistics Customer’s operation. Including staffing
        Management for multiple on / off-site locations.

Director of Logistics, JL French Automotive Casting, Sheboygan, WI 2001-2002
     Managed and responsible for 28M P&L division directing all Transportation and warehousing
        facilities for 5 Automotive MFG plants that distributed to Ford, Chrysler and GM.
     Instituted carrier contracts reducing cost and increasing payment terms resulting in a 1.5 M annual
     Managed 35 dedicated fleet tractors trailers and flatbed division for inter plant and inbound raw
        materials increasing JIT deliveries and lowering inventory levels.
Senior Account Manager, Transplace (FKA, MS. Carriers), Plano, TX 1998 – 2001
     Managed largest 3PL Customer contract with 30M P&L responsibility with facilities in the US,
        Canada, and Mexico. (Including all Customs (NAFTA) and regulatory responsibilities.)
     Managed all Supply Chain / Transportation operations for the 2 -largest trailer manufacturer in the
        Americas; designed a finished goods delivery procedure that significantly reduced trailer delivery day
        by 42%.
     Implemented a dedicated fleet operation for all network distributors and supplier inbound raw
        materials lead. Enacted newest tractor-trailer communication using new QUALCOMM technologies.

                                Education and Professional Affiliations

             Master’s Degree - Intermodal Transportation Management
              University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
             Bachelor Degree - Business Administration
              Thomas More College, Crestview, Kentucky

               Six Sigma -Green Belt – Certified
               CIS – Certified Import Specialist
               Kentucky Wheels Traffic Club – Past President
               Teacher – Junior Achievement
               I.S.M. - Institute for Supply Management
               CSCMP – Council Supply Chain Management Professionals

   Highly skilled international and domestic supply chain and transportation management professional
    with a Master’s Degree in Intermodal Transportation. Specialized experience with proven success
    managing and accountable for P&L targets, all modes of transportation operations, procurement,
    contract negotiations, process improvements, network design, multi-site operations, business
    development and transportation regulations.

   Adept at people skills – employee and customer relations – interfacing and collaborating successfully
    to achieve objectives with top decision makers at big box retailers, heavy manufacturing, automotive
    and international transportation service industries.

   Goal driven professional in a diverse range of operational settings, continually achieving and
    exceeding key senior management initiatives and performance standards. Managed transportation
    networks with multiple domestic and international facilities/channels. Direct responsibility for all
    cost, operational service, customer service and margin metrics. Hands on management of all
    purchased transportation, dedicated fleets, core carrier programs, company and independent
    contractor drivers.

   Effective communicator, conflict resolution and mediator who understand the importance of
    reinforcing managements’ desired culture. Proven success applying these skills through effective
    directing, training, and coaching team associates.

   Knowledgeable and well versed in various transportation and business systems. Operational
    experience with IBM, SAP, JD Edwards, Microsoft Suite, Red Prairie, Freight Logic and MercuryGate
    platforms. Additional experience with RFID, SKU management, optimization, rating engines, small
    package, freight payment and audit systems.

   Ready and anxious to be assigned challenging new responsibilities building on my 15 years of
    progressive transportation management experience. I have worked successfully with many cross-
    functional teams, including accounting, marketing, new product development, IT, and business
    development. Have honed my skills thru six sigma and other quality/ productivity regiments. Plenty
    of fuel in my tank and highly motivated for further career achievement.

Description: Richard Coleman is an accomplished global supply chain & logistic innovator with 15 – year portfolio of success significantly boosting bottom lines, streamlining operations and cutting cost.