Basic Info

Ahmed Massoud

8 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Supply chain manager at Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Experience Details

Supply chain manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

• Strategically manage the supply chain and logistics including demand, supply planning, procurement warehouses, inventory, transport and distribution.
• Develop methods and procedures for scheduling of raw materials from suppliers to support manufacturing in achieving customer demand and minimizing cost impacts.
• Develop and maintain transportation system in domestic and international freight that ensures business needs are met.
• Manage customer service activities including order entry, customer satisfaction, interface with sales, production, regulatory, and quality ensuring that Metaform's customer service creates competitive advantage in the marketplace including resolving critical customer complaints.
• Negotiate rates and contracts with 3PL providers and vendors.
• Select shipping lines and freight forwarders and monitor service against performance criteria.
• Prepare and justify the total supply chain annual budget in order to measure cost effectiveness of the department.
• Ensure the attainment of operational goals such as Cost savings, reduction of working capital and service level improvements.
• Responsible for all Cargo operations including all aspects of Import and Export in the factory.
• Create policies and procedures for logistics activities.
• Continuously look for improvements to operations and customer service.
• Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle.
• Keep track of quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs.
• Oversee, coach and train subordinates.
• Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements.
• Oversee the planned maintenance of vehicles.
• Safeguard warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols while complying with the company QSHE policy.


Company Details

Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

www.metaform.co

Dec 2013 to present (3 years 4 months)
Logistics manager at Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Experience Details

Logistics manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

• Directly manages the logistics department.
• Plan for departmental budget and manage budgeted expenditures.
• Establish and implement operational procedure for the logistics department.
• Ensure the daily logistics operation is performed within the procedures and work instructions.
• Responsible for the negotiation of rates and space with freight forwarders, shipping lines and truckers to obtain competitive rates.
• Manage the movement of the shipments from warehouse or factory till the drop off at final destination.
•Oversee generation of import and export bills of lading and documentation.
• Ensuring bills of lading, invoices certificates are as per client’s requirements.
• Ensure timely processing and payment of vendor invoices.
•Responsible for providing applicable documentation needed by each country of destination.
• Responsible for obtaining documentations and certificates from suppliers as requested by customs brokers supervisor.
• Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in logistics activities and procedures.
• Ensuring that daily, weekly and monthly reporting deadlines are met by the department.
• Act as a point of escalation for issues that cannot be resolved by subordinates.
• Using initiatives to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in logistics activities and procedures.
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training of employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. within the department.
• Perform other duties as requested by the supply chain manager.


Company Details

Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

www.metaform.co

Jan 2012 to Dec 2013 (1 year 11 months)
Logistics supervisor at Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Experience Details

Logistics supervisor

Logistics/Supply Chain

Experienced (Non-Manager)

•Assist in creating and implementing operational procedure for the export department.
•Supervise the export team.
• Establish and maintain a good working relationship with carriers and freight forwarders.
• Support customs brokers for timely and accurate filing and facilitating for export shipments.
• Facilitate the shipping and dispatching of products from the warehouse and or factory.
• Complete and obtain documentation such as commercial invoice, certificates, packing lists, bills of lading, work orders and shipping orders.
• Supervising the movement of the shipments from warehouse or factory till the drop off at final destination.
• Negotiate rates and space with freight forwarders and shipping lines and truckers to obtain competitive rates when needed.
• Following up with the shipping lines confirming that the containers are on board.
• Informing the clients with the status of their cargo.
• Confirming bookings and sending booking confirmations to the clients.
• Making sure that the shipments are booked for and that it can catch the booking before the cutoff date.
• Review shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, Customer requirements and certificates to determine priorities, assignments to meet shipping and dispatching as scheduled.
•Resolve problems concerning transportation, shipping and customer issues.
• Provides input for departmental budget and supervises budgeted expenditures.
• Actively participates in all continuous improvement activities in logistics.
•Assist the logistics manager in special projects.
•Assist with training of new employees in the export department.


Company Details

Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

www.metaform.co

Feb 2010 to Jan 2012 (1 year 11 months)
Logistics coordintaor at Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Experience Details

Logistics coordintaor

Logistics/Supply Chain

Entry Level

• Support the logistics manager in evaluating and negotiating ocean freight contracts to ensure that the best cost and service level is achieved.
• Establish and maintain a good working relationship with freight forwarders.
• Facilitate the shipping and receiving of products to the warehouse.
• This would include organizing the shipping and receipt of products and the preparation for receiving of product to the factory with focus on accuracy, efficiency and time management.
• Work with service providers on special Ad Hoc rate request, air quotes, LCLs, etc.
• Coordinate with overseas suppliers to ensure timely delivery of shipments.
• Also including phone or email interactions with suppliers and clients
• Coordinates all requirements for inbound and outbound Shipments.
• Review shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules.
• Provides input for departmental budget and monitor budgeted expenditures.
• Actively participates in all continuous improvement activities in logistics.


Company Details

Metaform access solutions and metal fabrication

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Manufacturing

www.metaform.co

Dec 2008 to Feb 2010 (1 year 2 months)

Education

Trade logistics and international transport management in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Education Details

Trade logistics and international transport management

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
2002 - 2008
High School - American diploma

High School Details

American diploma

Memphis International School

Egypt

2000

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Memphis International School
2000
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Arabic

Arabic

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English

English

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French

French

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Sales

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3-5 years

Internet

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More than 7 years

Customer Service

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Microsoft Windows

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5-7 years

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5-7 years

Business Development

Business Development

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1-3 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

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More than 7 years

Computer

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More than 7 years

ICDL

ICDL

: Advanced

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More than 7 years

Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

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: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Business Planning

Business Planning

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1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Sales and marketing

Sales and marketing

: Expert

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5-7 years

Business development

Business development

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: High

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3-5 years

Logistics

Logistics

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5-7 years

Supply chain

Supply chain

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5-7 years

Customer service

Customer service

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5-7 years

Freight

Freight

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Shipping

Shipping

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Freight forwarding

Freight forwarding

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Import

Import

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Export

Export

: Expert

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3-5 years

Ocean freight

Ocean freight

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5-7 years

Trucking

Trucking

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5-7 years

CRM

CRM

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3-5 years

Air freight

Air freight

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3-5 years

3PL

3PL

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3-5 years

Warehousing and distribution

Warehousing and distribution

: Advanced

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3-5 years

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Leader, Planner, Negotiator, Initiative, Team Player

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