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Serial No: 47376
(09/24/1973, male)
List top 5 skills: logistics management
Short Bio:

An experienced Business Development, Transport Logistics and Operations Manager with over 13 years operational knowledge in versatile logistics and new start ups.

Intelligent and resourceful with a keen eye for detail, able to communicate effectively at all levels being an advocate for excellent client relationships.

Organized and efficient with the ability to plan, forecast and implement strategies and ideas to improve business output. Able to lead and motivate teams to meet KPIs.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:



Logistics:  Planning, scheduling, inventory, supply, distribution and communications management.

Streamline Processes: Highly skilled in formulating SOPs fit for purpose.

Marketing:  Qualified in business development, client relations and sales marketing management.

Reactive Management: Able to resolve issues and calculate risk.

Operations: Experienced in aviation (airfield), road, cargo handling and transport management.

Courier Management: Expert at planning, scheduling task, delivery as well as motivating couriers.

Contract Management: Managed DHL Bagram Air Base – USPS contract, worth over $50millon usd.

Global Operations: UK, Germany, Cyprus, USA, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Norway, Canada, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

Freight forwarding: Road, Air, Rail and Sea



June 2014 – Current
Yearsley Logistics Group (Hamshall depot)
Shift Manager

Yearsley logistics group is arguably one of UK biggest cold chain storage company with 13 depots and currently holds the cold chain picking/storage/deliveries contract nationwide for ALDI and have top class customers in the cold chain business.

My responsibilities are follows:

Managing the general night operation; Staffing for night operation; Ensuring delivery business to business are achieved  and Operational KPIs are met.

Conducting staff disciplinary meetings; Ensuring the shift stays within its budget and finding way to cost save; Conducting investigations on accidents and incidents in accordance with health and safety policy; Implementing procedures that enables the operation run smarter and better.


April 2011 – Dec 2012
DA Group – (Self Employed)

DA Group was founded as a logistics company on Kandahar Airbase as initially a joint venture with A to Z Co Ltd an Afghanistan Based Company on contract with the US Army. This was basically a short-term project purposely to aid the draw down in Afghanistan.

Planning and coordinating the successful execution of short logistics contracts such as the following:  Helping other companies/contractors establish the correct and efficient operations on the NATO/ISAF bases; Assisting with cargo aircraft charter for cargo movements internationally and inter Afghanistan; Advising contractors on effective and best practice logistics across the spectrum of Afghanistan; Planning, coordinating and managing road transportation for NATO/ISAF civilian contractors within Afghanistan.

Won a sub-contract to prepare unmanned area vehicles (UAVs) belonging to the Canadian Army under their Redeployment Phase with MDA ISR projects/ATCO Frontec Europe.The contract was well executed, on target and within budget and resulted in a successful Redeployment.


Jan 2011 – April 2011
ATCO Frontec Europe
Ramp/Teams Supervisor

Staff managed: 18 direct reports Atco Frontec Europe is a Canadian company contracted by NATO in Afghanistan as their force sustainment contractor. This contract was offered as a short due to ATCO Airfield Ops losing the contract to KBR UK.  There was a requirement for a staff to help with the 3-month transition till KBR UK was fully operational.

Working in partnership with their aviation-handling department on Kandahar airbase with 3 months remaining on contract. Supervised and coordinated various teams for download/upload of NATO aircrafts arriving at Kandahar military airfield; Administrative responsibility for all cargo manifests and load conformity with ISAF/Aircraft and local customs regulations.

Achievements: Ensured transition over the 3 month period went smoothly with no disruption to operations.


Dec 2009 – Nov 2010
DHL Int. Middle East (Afghanistan) Station supervisor/Manager (Bagram Airbase)

Staff Managed: 26 (20 direct reports 6 indirect reports).

DHL is the world’s largest logistics company with branches in over 220 countries and territories world wide. In Afghanistan, the company has a contract with the Unites States department of defence to support certain aspects of the entire logistics operations.

Managing complete logistical support to ensure the smooth operation of inbound /outbound services; Planning and implementation of facility and process improvement/development initiatives; Managed the pickup and delivery process through allocation of couriers and resource.

Monitored the safe handling of aircraft and the loading and unloading of shipments; Ensured the timely provision of all reports required by Finance, USPS, AVI and senior management; Staff reporting and control of resources in accordance with the needs of the business; Controlling the workforce to minimize loss of time within working capital and operating budgets; Meeting compliance and adherence to local Quality Management systems in place; Managed Company SOPs and agreed customer specific KPIs and reports; Provided leadership and role model in accordance with DP DHL values and behaviours; Identifying training and development needs for service station adhering to current Company Training policy; Ensuring all service station personnel and sub contractors are fully competent in the execution of task; Conducted regular performance reviews with personnel to manage individual development.

Achievements:  Transformed the operations and customer service levels. Over a 4 month period, enhanced revenues from our 3rd Party Handling to over $1,000,000usd.

All inbound freight was delivered within time and outbound freight left on time as well as making maximum use of aircraft space per route.


Aug 2007 – Dec 2009
Ops Supervisor/Hub Data and Performance Analyst.

Staff Managed: 44 (4 Direct reports and 40 indirect reports)

Operational performance analysis; Scanning compliance; General staff and operational management of small sorter area; Planning and implementing improved working procedures; Dealing with initial staff grievances and disciplinary issues; Ensuring health and safety procedures are adhered to; Providing operational management support within Hatfield hub operations; Conducting risks assessments; Conducting competitor analysis.

Achievements: Streamlined operations at the small sorter department to surpass the expected 12,000 per night to 28,000 per night sort and doing it more cost effectively.


March 2003 – July 2007
British Army Royal Logistics Corps
Movement Controller

Movement planning of equip/cargo/passengers for operational missions/exercise by air, sea, road and rail; Provide advice and logistic assistance to moving units; Effect detailed reconnaissance of routes and prepare reports; Supervised the call forward, embarkation and discharge of personnel, cargo and equipment by air/road/sea; Coordinating airlift programs, allocations, administration of personnel and material by air/road/sea; Assisting and supervising the control and coordination of military operational/exercise road convoy movements.

Achievements: Commendations from Military Commanders during tours of Op Telic V (Iraq),Op Telic IX (Iraq), Ex Grand Prix (Kenya), Ex Cetus (Norway), Op Herrick (Afghanistan)



Diploma: Marketing, Cargo handling, Export Practice. Institute of occupational safety & health-Managing safety (UK) & Working safely

First Line Management, Coaching for Performance

Command Leadership Management (CLM)

Disciplinary & grievance

IATA Dangerous Goods by Air (Pending renewal)

ADR Dangerous Goods Intensive (Pending renewal)

Certificate in Aircraft Mass & Balance

Rail Loading Supervisor UK National Aviation Security Program Level 4(Pending renewal)

Road and Rail Ammunition Representative (Pending renewal)