Duzey (KOÇ Holding) March 2012 - at PresentWorking as the "Senior Logistics Manager" by managing, planning and reporting all distribution and delivery activities in accordance with the requirements of the sales and penetration targets. Managing a team of more than 40 people also consisting of six DCs all among Turkey. Taking crucial role within all the supply and logistics operations of the worldwide-known brands like Ferrero, Sony, Landlite, Tat, Sek, Pastavilla, Maret, Dardanel and Tedi for more than 1000 skus. Making costings with the third-parties/forwarders such as DHL and CEVA Logistics. Managing the annual supply and operating budgets and managing the monthly delivery costs of the company in the means of P&Ls as well. Planning and managing the warehouse operations according to FIFO dynamics through-out the whole country. Keeping track of the performance figures of the team according to the pre-settled KPIs.
Supply Chain Project Manager
Kraftfoods June 2008 - February 2012Worked as the supply chain & project manager to manage all the supply chain projects within the “gum” portfolio by developing a partnership with marketing and supply channel in order to improve the commercial requirements of the brands. Managed and evaluated the scheduled operations & transactions by also being responsible of both the planning and production part in the means of forecasts and demand values according to the pre-settled S&OP (supply and operating plan).Followed and coordinated all the supply chain tracks like setting up the necessary timeplans and delegating them to the related stakeholders in order to get the business done within the required time interval. Being responsible of the purchasing channel and financial value optimization by managing the required capex to fulfill the launch volume targets. Keeping track of the KPIs in order to meet the overall delivery of the EMEA agenda & strategy, by also following the sales figures.
adidas Sourcing International Ltd. May 2005 - June 2008Coordinated all the sourcing operations of the brands within the fashion line (Y-3) and Reebok in the means of costing, annual budget, order planning, purchasing and reporting. Followed the production line for each order by each supplier in Italy and Turkey and managed the deliveries through the warehouses. Prepared the necessary shipment calendars as per the seasonal goals and timelines directed by the headquarters in Germany. Monitored order delivery status through customs and checked out the necessary stock levels. Reported and coordinated the shipment operations according to the necessary shipping instructions of the customers. Managed shipment projects together with the forwarders, warehouses and suppliers. Worked on the available capacities of the factories according to the related seasonal forecasts for bulk production; and followed-up the fill rate reports for each factory both in Italy and Turkey. Coordinated all the shipment projects together with Global Transport&Logistics.
Gap Inc. October 2001 - December 2003Arranged and reported the weekly shipments, followed and documented all the import&export activities, communicated with the suppliers, entered the purchase orders, prepared the inspection certificates, reported and audited the weekly invoice payments of GIS Italy office. Prepared the monthly commission finance report for each brand by also analysing, reporting and managing the EDI (electronic-data-interchange) system for tracking all the deliveries. Worked in close contact with the merchandising department and also with all the vendors in Turkey for the follow-ups from the production phase until the final pick-up of the forwarder (Expeditors, Maersk or UPS).