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Salvatore Vento

Operations Manager at Simple Freight Solutions, Inc.

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Skill demonstrated on Convetit

Logistics
Warehousing
3PL
Supply Chain Management
Vendor Relationship Management
Account Management
Customer Service
New Business Development
Transportation
Inventory Management
Negotiation
Pricing
Operations Management
Supply Chain
Logistics Management
Transportation Management
Key Account Management
Sales Operations
Resource optimization
Freight
Sales
B2B
Strategic Planning
Relationship Management
Marketing Strategy
Team Leadership
LTL
Sales Management
Team Building
Budgets
Sales Process
Business Development
Trucking
Shipping
Purchasing
Ocean
Freight Forwarding
Warehouse Management
Contract Negotiation
Supply Chain Optimization
Leadership
Forecasting
Process Improvement
Merchandising
Sourcing
Sales Presentations
Relationship Building
Third-Party Logistics (3PL)
Warehouse Operations
LTL Shipping
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I am a resourceful and solutions focused supply chain professional with a 10-year portfolio of success driving transportation logistics and account management for freight shipping & trucking companies based in Ontario. I am adept at optimizing business performance, cutting costs, resolving customer issues, and driving business development efforts. I am dedicated to identifying and leveraging opportunities to drive improvements across all areas of supply chain operations. I am an analytical thinker with honed leadership, relationship-building, negotiation, communication, interpersonal, customer service, and problem-solving skills.

My core competencies are:

✔Logistics Coordination.
✔Account Management
✔Team Leadership & Mentoring
✔Business Development
✔Forecasting & Analysis
✔Opportunity Identification
✔Sales & Operations
✔Relationship Building
✔3PL Transportation
✔Rate Negotiations

I am considered a natural CONSENSUS builder and relationship developer, driving relationships, vendor contracts and the bottom line. I am highly INDUSTRIOUS and intelligent with a high level of talent and track record and a deep understanding of market intelligence, competitive and industry trends that impact business.

Please contact me at salvento@hotmail.com.

work Experience

Operations Manager

Simple Freight Solutions, Inc.

March 2015 - Present

I drive sales, operations, logistics, rate negotiations, purchasing, and customer service functions for this freight brokerage focused primarily on long-haul transportation of fruits and vegetables. I also optimize business performance through diligent logistics coordination, efficient dispatching, optimal rate negotiations, and market trend analysis. Additionally, I lead efforts to grow business by identifying new opportunities, developing solid relationships with prospective customers, and negotiating service contracts. I identify and leverage opportunities to improve processes across all areas of transportation logistics, book transportation services and negotiate freight rates with carriers from all major loading areas in North America. I service personal inbound business portfolio, and facilitate FTL and LTL truckloads including analyzing specific freight-hauling requirements, and source and select appropriate transportation carrier. I research and analyze performance of prospective carriers; approve invoices and ensure delivery of exemplary customer service; follow-up on and resolve customers claims, complaints, and issues.


Domains of experience:

Logistics
Warehousing
3PL
Supply Chain Management
Vendor Relationship Management
Account Management
Customer Service
New Business Development
Transportation
Inventory Management
Negotiation
Pricing
Operations Management
Supply Chain
Logistics Management
Transportation Management
Key Account Management
Sales Operations
Resource optimization
Freight
Sales
B2B
Strategic Planning
Relationship Management
Marketing Strategy
Team Leadership
LTL
Sales Management
Team Building
Budgets
Sales Process
Business Development
Trucking
Shipping
Purchasing
Ocean
Freight Forwarding
Warehouse Management
Contract Negotiation
Supply Chain Optimization
Leadership
Forecasting
Process Improvement
Merchandising
Sourcing
Sales Presentations
Relationship Building
Third-Party Logistics (3PL)
Warehouse Operations
LTL Shipping
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