Basic Info

Ossama Talaat

12 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Operations Manager at ED&F Man

Experience Details

Operations Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

N/A


Company Details

ED&F Man (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Import and Export

www.edfman.com

Nov 2016 to present (1 year 1 month)
Imports an Clearance Manager at Landmark Group

Experience Details

Imports an Clearance Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

N/A


Company Details

Landmark Group (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Retail

www.landmarkgroup.com

Mar 2014 to Nov 2016 (2 years 8 months)
Logistics Manager at Aldahra Agriculture

Experience Details

Logistics Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

- Manage the Logistics Operation of import/export and local distribution for (Corn – Corn Silage – Wheat –
Potato – Alfalfa – Grapes – Citrus – Seeds - Machinery) including the managing of 3PL and Cold stores and
sieving facilities contracting.
- Manage the Procurement Operation (Machinery – Spare Parts – Fertilizers – Pesticides – Seeds)
- Supervise and direct logistics and purchasing functions such as product/service research, vendor selection,
price and contracts terms negotiation
- Prepare Budget for Logistics Department (and Procurement Department for 2014 only)
Achievements:
** Building the Logistics & Procurement Team and putting both departments policies


Company Details

Aldahra Agriculture (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

501-1000 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming

www.aldahra.com

Apr 2013 to Mar 2014 (11 months)
Inland & Freight Manager at Cargill

Experience Details

Inland & Freight Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

- Managing and Leading Inland & Freight Team (handling Corn – Soybean – Wheat – Sugar - Soybean Oil – Soybean Meal – Waxy Corn Starch – HFCS)
- Leading the Logistics Team in various Ports/Warehouses/Sugar Mills.
- Establishing Logistics Strategy for a 700KMT Sugar refinery
- Maintain and assess performance rating monitoring agents and vendors.
- Making sure that all department’s tasks are done properly and on time, and Service Quality Index compliance
- Middle East and Africa Service Quality Index Champion
- Egypt’s Innovation Champion
- Office Safety Co-ordinator


Company Details

Cargill (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming, Food and Beverage Production

www.cargill.com

Jul 2011 to Jun 2012 (11 months)
Logistics Manager at Gandour KSA

Experience Details

Logistics Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

- Managed the distribution operation within the kingdom
- Managing a department of +50 employee and service providers (Trucks/Labour providers and Freight Forwarders)
- Managing Company’s air-conditioned trucks fleet
- Managing Finished Goods Central, Branches and Transition Warehouses (+ 130 SKUs)
- Managing the export operations (by Land - Sea)
- Managing Import/Export of company’s equipment and production lines (by Land – Air – Sea).
- Budgeting for Logistics Department including all related assets (Trucks fleet – Warehouses)

Achievements:

** Migrating to a New warehouse, setting up for the man power and equipment in 1st month of joining.
** Created Job catalogues for all positions within the department in addition to SOP’s from scratch


Company Details

Gandour KSA

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

More then 1000 employees

Food and Beverage Production

www.gandour.com

Jun 2010 to Jun 2011 (1 year)
Sugar Trade Execution Manager at Cargill

Experience Details

Sugar Trade Execution Manager

Logistics/Supply Chain

Manager

- Managing and Leading the Forwarding/Logistics team in Cairo and Alexandria offices.
- Leading the Logistics Team in Ports/Warehouses/Sugar Mills.
- Maintain a performance rating monitoring on agents and vendors.
- Making sure that all department’s tasks are done properly and on time, and Service Quality Index is within the acceptable limits.


Achievements:

** 2009 Sugar BU Innovation Idea Campaign Winner
** 2009 Best Raw Material Supplier for PEPSI
** Electronic Sugar Operations Manual


Company Details

Cargill (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Agriculture/Fishing/Farming, Food and Beverage Production

www.cargill.com

May 2001 to May 2010 (9 years)
Material and Document Controller at ABB Petroleum Technology

Experience Details

Material and Document Controller

Logistics/Supply Chain

Entry Level

N/A


Company Details

ABB Petroleum Technology (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure

www.abb.com

Sep 1999 to May 2001 (1 year 8 months)

Achievements


** Transporting bagged White Sugar throught Inland Waterways (by barges).


** Migrating to a New warehouse, setting up for the man power and equipment in 1st month of joining.
** Created Job catalogues for all positions within the department in addition to SOP’s from scratch.



** 2009 Sugar BU Innovation Idea Campaign Winner
** 2009 Best Raw Material Supplier for PEPSI
** Electronic Sugar Operations Manual
** Succeeded to meet the EU restitution deadlines to get quota sugar out of Europe by trucks, railways, or vessels. (CARGILL BV – Amsterdam 2006)
** Achieved Cost Savings on containers freight up to $20/MT on a 2300 TEU (about 60KMT) program executed over 6 months only.)
** Handling 750KMT (white and raw sugar) in one year.
** Participated in the Designing, Testing and Implementing the AS400 Application of Stocks control system for Cargill Egypt. Also I have participated in presenting this system to Cargill Russia and Cargill Ukraine to be customized and used in both locations.
** Succeeded to achieve Zero Demurrage 3 years in a row on Bulk/General Cargo Vessels.



Education

College Diploma in International Transport and Logistics

Education Details

College Diploma

International Transport and Logistics

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
2003 - 2004
Bachelor's Degree in Management Of Petroleum and Energy Companies

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Management Of Petroleum and Energy Companies

Sadat Academy for Management Sciences, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

Sadat Academy for Management Sciences
1995 - 1999

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Personal Effectiveness & Assertiveness

Oct 2001

STC (Geneva)

N/A

Training/Course Details

The Best Way to deal in the Shipping Business

Apr 2004

SETTEC

N/A

Training/Course Details

Workshop on Letters of Credit and the UCP 500

May 2006

The Sugar Association of London (London)

N/A

Training/Course Details

Communication Skills

Feb 2007

LOGIC

N/A

Training/Course Details

Supply Chain Management

Mar 2007

LOGIC

N/A

Training/Course Details

Presentation Skills

Apr 2007

LOGIC

N/A

Training/Course Details

Management Development Workshop

Jun 2008

Cargill

N/A

Training/Course Details

Logistics Management

Jul 2009

SETTEC

N/A

Training/Course Details

Advanced Presentation Skills

Nov 2009

Cargill

N/A

Training/Course Details

High Performance Management

Jan 2010

Cargill (Geneva)

N/A

Training/Course Details

What’s Next in Marketing

Sep 2009

Philip Kotler - AWARNESS

N/A

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Profile Skills and Keywords

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Beginner

: Beginner

: Intermediate

: Intermediate

Tools and Technologies

Internet

Internet

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

JDEdwards

JDEdwards

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Logistics Management

Logistics Management

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Import/Export

Import/Export

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Shipping

Shipping

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Freight Negotiation

Freight Negotiation

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Distribution

Distribution

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Warehousing

Warehousing

: Advanced

: Medium

:

More than 7 years

Letter of Credit

Letter of Credit

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Hard worker, Negotiator, Innovative, Supportive

Online Presence

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