Experience

  • Shipping Manager

    at Mr Price Group

    March 2013 - at Present

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

     Manage all functions of a R13 billion import supply chain, sourcing from +100 vendors in multiple geographies i.e. China, Bangladesh, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Portugal etc.  Oversee high performing team of 24 individuals and manage all communication with service providers and vendors  Partner with suppliers and merchandise planners to ensure movement of foreign goods within strategic lead times at the most competitive freight rates  Plan and implement import mode strategies according to supply/demand and ensure compliance to all regulatory bodies  Perform research for sourcing departments on import laws, procedures and compile end to end costing estimates and/or ROI’s  Design all SOPs for import department and ensure compliance to all ISO guidelines  Participated in international supply chain projects: Direct Shipping; Single Consignee Shipping; Supplier Reward Program; Vendor Portal and Import Optimization

Education

  • Bachelors Degree

    at Mancosa

    2016 - at Present (4 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • National Certificate in freight forwarding

    at School of shipping

    2009 - 2010 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Languages

  • English Native

Hives