Basic Info

Louis Fernandes

More than 15 years

Mumbai, India

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Supply Chain Manager at Chemicals of Africa

Experience Details

Supply Chain Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

• Developing working relations with Customs Officers and other departments resulting saving over 25% in costs
• Improving operations, enhanced business growth and maximising profits through strategic negotiations with vendors and reduced transit time
• Managing stores, providing for the correct items in expected quantity, when required, ensuring appropriate price procurement within the safety median
• Conducted a thorough analysis for management decisions and to meet the mutually agreed objectives
• Preparing and planning operations, enhancing working practices to achieve qualitative results
• Motivating the team to ensure high yield and time management
• Overseeing end-to-end logistics for the project to meet requirements and safeguarding shareholder interests
• Led a motivated and productive team, minimising risk through applying new concepts to control material, flow of information and finance between suppliers and users
• Planned and implemented the ordering, reception, mobilizing and storage functions, while adhering to policy
• Developed a system to communicate information around the site, providing environmental risk assessment
• Delivered effective and efficient support contractor negotiation


Company Details

Chemicals of Africa (multinational)

Lubumbashi, Congo

More than 1000 employees

Marine Manufacturing & Services

www.chemaf.com

Aug 2014 to present (2 years 4 months)
Manager, Logistics and Procurement at Kisanfu Mining

Experience Details

Manager, Logistics and Procurement

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

• Planned and implemented material flow and management systems to meet production requirements
• Contributed towards the business plans regarding logistics development and strategic objectives achievement
• Suggested optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment and frequency
• Delivered training to shipping department personnel in roles regarding global logistics strategies
• Monitored import and export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements
• Ensured all logistical procedures complied with local and international laws and regulation
• Contributed to the mine planning activities, ensured logistical requirements are met for the operation
• Monitored the performance management of teams, addressed issues relating to logistics and procurement
• Reviewed processes, ensured the agent adheres to the customs regulations of the country


Company Details

Kisanfu Mining

Lubumbashi, Congo

More than 1000 employees

Mining and Metals

www.somika.com

Nov 2007 to Jul 2014 (6 years 8 months)
Business Development Manager at Express IT

Experience Details

Business Development Manager

Sales/Retail

Manager

• Increased sales by 28% by implementing an exclusive service of information flow
• Implemented changes in the SOP manual with supporting approach
• Monitored terms of delivery and collection through checking of service levels and returns
• Supported strategic development and implementation in relation to cost saving initiatives and increasing customer satisfaction
• Senior management liaison within different business areas, presenting findings to stakeholders and higher management as well as staff training; supervising new employees and tracking and measuring staff performance
• Managed the customer service function within the operational teams with complete complaint resolution


Company Details

Express IT

Mumbai, India

101-500 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain

www.expressit.in

Jun 2003 to Oct 2007 (4 years 4 months)
Area Sales Manager at Speedage Logistics

Experience Details

Area Sales Manager

Sales/Retail

Manager

• Identified trends and made suggestions to improve and establish the brand
• Increased sales by over 34% in 2001 and 36% in 2002
• Developed the customer service policy for the entire organisation
• Supervised and organised the sales team ensured the meeting of set targets through new contracts acquisition
• Assisted in the management of customer service activities and staff competence to optimise performance
• Problem resolution around transportation, logistics systems, imports/exports and customer issues
• Approved capital efficiency with quality management regarding consignment storage in hubs/delivery branches
• Communicated freight transportation information to customers or suppliers, using transportation management, electronic logistics marketplace, to improve efficiency, speed, and quality of transportation services


Company Details

Speedage Logistics

Mumbai, India

More than 1000 employees

Logistics and Supply Chain , Transportation

N/A

Dec 2000 to May 2003 (2 years 5 months)

Education

Post Graduate Diploma Supply Chain and Logistics Management in Supply Chain and Logistics

Education Details

Post Graduate Diploma Supply Chain and Logistics Management

Supply Chain and Logistics, Warehousing and Operations, Inventory Control

Kendriya Vishwavidyalaya Institute of Business Management, India

C / Good / 65 - 75%

- Organisational Management - Operations Management - Supply Chain Management - Logistics Management - Warehousing and Transport Management - Systems and Transport Management

N/A

Kendriya Vishwavidyalaya Institute of Business Management
1999 - 2000
Commerce in Economics and Financial Accounting

Education Details

Commerce

Economics and Financial Accounting, Export Marketing, Direct and Indirect Taxation

Mumbai University, India

C / Good / 65 - 75%

- Financial Accounting and Auditing - Human Resources Development - Business Economics - Export Marketing - Taxation

N/A

Mumbai University
1990 - 1995

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Aug 2016

iACT Global

N/A

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Last update more than 3 months ago.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AnalyticalArea Sales ManagerBusiness DevelopmentBusiness Development ManagerChemicals Of AfricaCustomer LasingCustomer-orientedDirect And Indirect TaxationEconomics And Financial AccountingEnglishExport MarketingFrenchHindiInnovativeInventory ControlLean Six Sigma Green BeltLearningLogisticsLogistics And Supply ChainLogistics And TransportationMS Word, Excel PowerpointManager, Logistics And ProcurementMarine Manufacturing & ServicesMining And MetalsOrganizerRelationship ManagementRetailSAPSalesStrategic PlanningSupply Chain And LogisticsSupply Chain ManagerTeam PlayerTransportationWarehousing And Operations

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Beginner

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

MS Word, Excel Powerpoint

MS Word, Excel Powerpoint

: Intermediate

: High

:

More than 7 years

SAP

SAP

: Beginner

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Inventory Control

Inventory Control

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Customer Lasing

Customer Lasing

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Relationship Management

Relationship Management

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Logistics and Transportation

Logistics and Transportation

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Customer-oriented, Organizer, Innovative, Team Player

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