Basic Info

Marwan aboali

4 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Logistics Specialist at IKEA

Experience Details

Logistics Specialist

Logistics/Supply Chain

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Achievements

• One of the opening team for IKEA in Egypt & assisting in the supply setup for penetrating the Egyptian Market to be one of the leading Furnishing companies in Egypt in a very short time.
• Recognized for the efforts in opening the textiles area which was out of stock.
• Recognized for negotiating with IKEA of Sweden to claim labor hours & materials used during offloading of bad stuffed containers as one of the quality standards for offloading process saving (+/- 30,000 EUR / yearly).
• Claiming back a lot of importation demurrage expenses (22,000 USD)
• Claiming back all damages & discrepancies from our distribution centers (115,000 EUR in 2015).
• Establishing direct domestic deliveries for Rugs led to a yearly cost savings (+/- 1.4 Million EGP).
• Establishing a reporting system between IKEA import team and service providers to daily monitor shipments & reporting KPIs for the import team and service providers.


Responsibilities

1. Import:

• Communicating with IIDME (Inter-IKEA Distribution Middle East) regarding new Shipments in the pipeline.
• Communicating with IIDME for the documentation of IKEA shipments to meet with the Egyptian requirements for Importation authorities.
• To organize all documentation related to Sea / Air shipments for Import / Export and liaise with the shipping companies / freight forwarders / Customs Agents regarding all IKEA shipments in order to be cleared as per guide lines.
• Managing two accounts for freight forwarders.
• Managing more than 100 containers on monthly basis.
• Communicating with our suppliers to make sure that the documents are sent before the arrival of the shipment s & are in compliance with the Egyptian regulations.
• Clearing shipments from port with KPIs of Zero Demurrage.
• To raise and finalize claim documents for all discrepancies / damages related to inbound shipments with the 3rd party and IIDME.
• Reporting directly to the country logistic manager regarding daily operation performance of the import team &the KPIs of the service providers in terms of lead time & Cost.

2. Warehousing :

• Follow up the Warehouse the delivery of the containers & off-loading process.
• Super User for CASY system Product functions (Safety, Quality, Sales stop) Supply Function (damages, discrepancy & prevention).
• To work closely with the retail warehouse regarding all inbound containers.
• To factor warehouse and store containers and provide the container flow plan to the transport and store.
• To check on container turnaround time and GR timings with the warehouse
• To raise and finalize claim documents for all discrepancies / damages related to inbound shipments with the 3rd party and IIDME.

3. Retail Supply Integration (RSI)

• Working closely with RSI department – Product requirement& Compliance Department (PR&C) to ensure that all new range of articles is compiled with the Egyptian regulation and will not face issues during import and clearance.
• Sending the Range List updated to Sales &Supply support Department (SSS) to know the status of each article, and identify if there is any restriction.
• Providing Distribution centers with the required info for the treatment of articles (Labels), so that they could match with the Egyptian regulations.
• Working Closely with Intertek to issue COI for all shipments with correct standards.
• Identifying EU suppliers to give them priority to the DC to reduce duties.
• Assisting sales leaders to identify DMs (Delivery Marks) for the new range of products.


Company Details

IKEA (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Retail

www.ikea.com

Jan 2015 to present (2 years 9 months)
Import Specialist at IKEA

Experience Details

Import Specialist

Logistics/Supply Chain

Entry Level

• Communicating with IIDME (Inter-IKEA Distribution Middle East) regarding new Shipments in the pipeline.
• Communicating with IIDME for the documentation of IKEA shipments to meet with the Egyptian requirements for Importation authorities.
• To organize all documentation related to Sea / Air shipments for Import / Export and liaise with the shipping companies / freight forwarders / Customs Agents regarding all IKEA shipments in order to be cleared as per guide lines.
• Managing two accounts for freight forwarders.
• Managing more than 100 containers on monthly basis.
• Communicating with our suppliers to make sure that the documents are sent before the arrival of the shipment s & are in compliance with the Egyptian regulations.
• Clearing shipments from port with KPIs of Zero Demurrage.
• To raise and finalize claim documents for all discrepancies / damages related to inbound shipments with the 3rd party and IIDME.
• Reporting directly to the country logistic manager regarding daily operation performance of the import team &the KPIs of the service providers in terms of lead time & Cost.


Company Details

IKEA (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Retail

www.ikea.com

Jun 2013 to Jan 2015 (1 year 7 months)

Achievements


Achievements

• One of the opening team for IKEA in Egypt & assisting in the supply setup for penetrating the Egyptian Market to be one of the leading Furnishing companies in Egypt in a very short time.
• Recognized for the efforts in opening the textiles area which was out of stock.
• Recognized for negotiating with IKEA of Sweden to claim labor hours & materials used during offloading of bad stuffed containers as one of the quality standards for offloading process saving (+/- 30,000 EUR / yearly).
* Refund for 60 k EUR Demurrages on containers due to EUR 1 document issue



• Claiming back a lot of importation demurrage expenses (22,000 USD)
• Claiming back all damages & discrepancies from our distribution centers (115,000 EUR in 2015).
• Establishing direct domestic deliveries for Rugs led to a yearly cost savings (+/- 1.4 Million EGP).
• Establishing a reporting system between IKEA import team and service providers to daily monitor shipments & reporting KPIs for the import team and service providers.



Education

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Business Administration

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University
2011 - 2015
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Dr. Nermin Ismail Language School

Egypt

2010

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Dr. Nermin Ismail Language School
2010

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Procter and gamble Finance training

Feb 2012

procter and gamble

N/A

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