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Resume for Kevin Dean I. for Supply Chain / Logistics / Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production in Bangkok Metropolis, Thailand

Occupation: Supply Chain / Logistics Industry: Food, Tobacco & Beverage Production
Country: Thailand City: Bangkok Metropolis
State: Krung Thep ZIP: 10330

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Dean I.

Baan Sansiri, Apt. , / Soi Mahadlekkluang , Rajdamri Road, Bangkok , Thailand

Tel:   + – Residence;   + – Mobile


OBJECTIVE: Management position in Transportation, Supply Chain, Logistics or related functions requiring utilization of Operations, Negotiations, and Vendor Selection / Management skills.  

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Over years of industry experience in domestic and international transportation – Asia, Europe, Oceania, Africa and USA. Proven skills in managing and resolving operational challenges, negotiations, and supplier relationship management. Valuable management experience P&L responsibility gained in country, regional, and corporate capacities, as well as extensive participation in ocean freight negotiations and business operations. Strong procurement skills developed and experienced freight negotiator, having participated in annual Global Ocean Freight Negotiation Rounds as lead negotiator and team advisor. Experienced with large volumes, trade lanes and negotiation participants over a wide geographical region. Highly mobile, willing to relocate. 


NESTLE, Thailand, Switzerland & USA                                                                             

Manager Ocean Transport AsiaOceaniaAfrica, Bangkok Thailand

  • Managed and supported import and export operational processes for a large number of markets in the Asia/Oceania/Africa region. Provided operational assistance and support across a wide range of business issues including project shipments, cargo claims, air cargo, service failures, etc. to a high degree of internal customer satisfaction.
  • Developed excellent negotiation skills as lead negotiator for an annual, leveraged ocean freight negotiation round. These key efforts contributed to Nestle's annual improvement in overall rate achievement from , as determined by an independent benchmarking service. 
  • Gained significant procurement experience, having applied established Strategic Category Sourcing principles to the annual Ocean Freight Negotiation process.
  • Developed strategic alliances with preferred global service providers using strong communication skills and internal enforcement of volume commitments. Improved and streamlined communication lines between internal parties and service providers.
  • Developed an INCOterm review policy for established and new raw and packaging materials, resulting in a projected US$ , annual savings. Effected change management by promoting the policy within the internal global Purchasing community.
  • Heavily participated in regional “DoortoDoor” Project designed to identify costsavings by utilizing shipping lines' ground and logistics services. Project identified potential annual savings of approximately US$ ,.  
  • Built and maintained relationships with various internal representatives of Supply Chain, Physical Logistics, and Procurement departments to ensure proper coordination of efforts across functions.
  • Global Ocean Coordinator, Nestle Corporate, Vevey Switzerland  

  • Heavily contributed to the implementation of strategy, processes, and internal transport system development to support annual negotiation rounds & operations to shipping/receiving markets.
  • Led and coordinated communications across all internal and external parties involved for an annual global ocean freight negotiation tender.
  • Developed an online tutorial and training guide for the internal transport platform.
  • Conducted various projects and studies such as transportmode selection, carrier base rationalization, etc.

    Transportation Manager, Nestle USA Foreign Trade Division, Glendale California

  • Implemented a container matching and reuse program for US import and export locations, resulting in reduction of inland haulage costs of circa % for empty container moves and improvements in booking efficiency, speedtomarket, and equipment availability.

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  • Managed ocean freight negotiations, carrier selection, and contracts and amendments for all export cargo via both ocean and crossborder trucking for the US market, Nestle's largest exporting market.
  • Successfully conducted bids for thirdparty transportation services at several US export locations. 
  • Conducted various reviews and studies such as container pools vs. live loading and carrier reduction designed to reduce cost and/or improve operational efficiencies.
  • Managed service relationships with rdparties such as freight forwarders and inland haulage carriers.  

    Facility Transportation Manager, Nestle Transportation Co., Mira Loma California –

  • Effectively managed a regional private truck fleet with P&L responsibility to annual achievement of profitability objectives – operations consisted of   ~ truck drivers, truck mechanics, and office staff, servicing the Southern California, Southern Nevada, and Arizona region.
  • Managed centralized shipment planning for two Nestle Distribution Centers and one factory consisting of office staff.
  • Achieved annual improvement in Safety performance through the implementation of a Driver Safety Incentive program.
  • Actively led the testmarket implementation of an automated shipmentplanning software system and process at DC level, leading to reductions of LTL shipment costs, staff overtime, and number of delivery trucks needed. Successful implementation of the system led to a rollout nationwide.
  • Created a regional shipmentplanning team by consolidating the function from two DC's and one factory into one unit, resulting in a streamlined and consistent shipment scheduling policy. Successful creation served as a blueprint later to be consolidated at corporate level. 
  • Responsible for all carriers utilized, consistently improved ontime pickup and delivery service performance through the implementation of systematically captured KPI's and carrier relationship development. 
  • Conducted quarterly Driver Safety Meetings designed to educate, promote, and improve safety performance.

    SOUTHWEST MOTOR FREIGHT, Fontana California                                              

    Assistant Terminal Manager

  • Supervised regional dispatch and customer service positions for two national truckload carriers, Southwest Motor Freight and U.S. Xpress.
  • Assisted with or responsible for all operational and administrative functions associated with terminal operations, such as OSHA compliance, Driver Safety programs, etc.

    COUNTRY WIDE TRUCK SERVICE, Fontana California/Knoxville Tennessee         

    Customer Service Coordinator/Fleet Supervisor/Dispatcher

  • Managed regional and national shipping accounts.
  • Held various other positions including Fleet Coordination, Local Driver Supervision, and Load Dispatch and Control.  


    Oklahoma Christian College, Edmond OK USA

    Bachelor of Science Degree Major: Business Administration Minor: Accounting 


    STAR Interviewing and Hiring Seminar, Glendale CA – June

    Crosscultural Seminar Thailand focus, Glendale CA – July

    Various Thai language lesson courses, Bangkok TH –

    Nestle University Supply Chain Seminar, Bangkok TH – September  


    US Citizen; D.O.B. ..

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