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Import & export manager
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2006
Maritime Academy of Nigeria
From 0 to 2002
University of Calabar
No added languages

Experience

Import & Export Manager
Fortune Global Shipping & Logistics Services
January 2011 - Present Day (6 years 4 months)
  • Carrying out day to day import & export operations / shipping schedules of the company.
  • Prepare pre clearing documents, clearing & haulage documents for both import and export.
  • Making quote for IMPORT, EXPORT & GROUPAGE freight for customers.
  • Prepare tariff for consol shipment & tariff our external clearing agents for air & sea freight.
  • Calculating CUSTOMS DUTY using HS CODE explanation note, tracking for IMPORT SHIPMENT ETA & provide regular & timely information on consignment status, rendering professional services to our foreign partners/ clients in areas of international trade/freight forwarding in AIR & SEA shipments.
  • Ensure speedy& efficient clearing & forwarding from any AIR & SEA port in Nigeria & other West Africa Countries.
  • Booking of freight (AIR & SEA) for EXPORT, prepare and process the following documents: Form M, RAR, NIXP Form, CCVO, Packing List, Commercial/Proforma Invoice, MBL/HBL & MAWB/HAWB.
  • Arrange for in bound and out bound trucking , track trucks movement, ensure that transporters deliver within the lead time & warehousing of goods.
  • Coordinate & communicate with the logistics team & other officials for effective, efficient performance of transport operations .
  • Ensure that all deliveries arrive to consignee / customer and on schedule.
  • Manage branch assets, including equipment, vehicles and monitor compliance to statutory, legislative & licensing requirement.
  • Trained, supervised & evaluate warehouse workers, stockroom employees, clearing & forwarding agents and drivers who work for the company.
  • Act as in – house SALES back- up and handle all CUSTOMER SERVICE related issues/complaints and ensure corrective actions for local & foreign partners/customers, manage customer contracts & obligations.
  • Complete management of SUPPLY CHAIN processes (Contracts Management, Procurement, Shipping and Logistics) to provide excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE.
  • Work with good terms with inspection agents, banks, shipping companies , terminals, ports and government agencies.
Shipping & Logistics Manager
Sigmakalon Nigeria Limited
February 2009 - December 2010 (1 year 11 months)

  • Prepare and carry out semi monthly and monthly inventory of stock (finished and raw materials for paint).
  • Provide information on stock position to sales team, accounts and others interested.
  • Update stock recorded in the warehouse, avoid over stock situation in the warehouse, prepare stock and sales report and monthly performance report.
  • Monitor, maintain & communicate stock levels to all concern and also ensuring that the right stocks are in the right place at the right time.
  • Manage and optimize the entire PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN PROCESS from demand planning / preparing PURCHASE ORDER to product supply/delivery & preparing SALES ORDER, ensure importation of all purchase orders and delivery to our customers and also source for suppliers to meet orders from customer and effect delivery.
  • Preparation and processing of IMPORT & EXPORT documents for Air & Sea Shipments (Form M”,Packing List, RAR, Profoma Invoice and CCVO/ Form C).
  • Prepare sales documents like Purchase Order, Commercial Invoice and logistics documents like Way bill/ Prove of Delivery & Warehouse Transfer.
  • Arrange and ensure all in bound transport (within Nigeria) and out bound transport (West African Countries – Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Benin Republic etc.) by road.
  • Maintain companywide accessible shipping & inventory database. Supervise the activities of foreign / local clearing and forwarding agents.
  • Liaise effectively with government agencies (Nigerian Customs, SON, NAFDAC etc) in the bid to secure relevant permits and approvals for import and exports functions.
  • Manage I have knowledge of application of Letter of Credit (L/C) and Bill for Collection. Contact with customers on SALES related issues & any other tasks assigned by my hierarchy. Work closely with SUPPLIER and CUSTOMERS to improve operations and reduce cost.
Operations Manager
Flying Eagle Shipping Limited
February 2007 - January 2009 (2 years )

  • Prepare and handle door to door supply chain logistics of shipments / goods from anywhere in the world for our client / customers.
  • Prepare the following documents House and Master Bill of Lading and House and Master Air Way Bill, Way Bill, Arrival Notice, Packing List, Commercial Invoice and Combined Certificate of Value and Origin(CCVO).
  • Processing FORM M, NIXP FORM, RAR etc. I also handle customer service related issues, documentation amendments.
  • Tracking for commodity/shipment for both sea and air freight. Clearing of Consignment from both sea and airport in Nigeria. .
  • Freight booking and trading (International Trade), prepare import and export formalities for cargo. Liaise and follow-up with government agencies like Customs, NAFDAC, SON, FAAN, SACOL etc for company interest. Provide customers with required documents for importation clearance.