Ion A.


Shipping Industry / Logistics
Bollore Logistics, Tilbury, U.K.
United Kingdom
January-2019 - Present

Administer and manage sea/air freight from import, export, and cross trade shipments. Issue weekly/monthly reports on fourth-party logistics (4PL) activities as well as develop and update tracking data and spreadsheets on a daily base. Monitor overall tracking of trade with the help of SAP and Transportation Management System applications. Provide exceptional customer services. Maintain effective communication with customers, suppliers and other internal departments.
Key Contributions:
 Developed a lean, cost-effective supply chain by providing support on the 4PL.
 Provided supply chain support to operations and production teams.
 Assisted with logistics arrangements and ensured cost-effective and timely delivery of goods.

Orlean Invest, West Africa
June-2018 - September-2018

Supervised ships movements in Nigerian Coastal Waters by using Vessel Tracker and Marine Traffic software. Designed and distributed reports regarding ship schedules servicing the Oil and Gas Industry in the Nigerian Exclusive Economic Zone. Resolved problems for customers, warehouses, and carriers. Demonstrated exceptional working abilities by operating remotely in the project.
Key Contributions:
 Exceeded client expectations by successfully finalising the projects.
 Achieved award in the form of contractual bonus with the completion of the project.

Commercial Manager
Lyonel A. Makzume Shipping Agencies Inc., Bucharest
September-2015 - September-2017

Created awareness for new logistics industry brand within the market. Contributed in the promotion of LAM Romania amongst few of the top elite importers and exporters targeted as potential customers. Conducted meetings with key clients on the company network presentation. Supported in developing commercial management processes and control measures designed to minimise risk and maximise operational performance of contracts.
Key Contribution:
 Improved company image by creating exposure as a new brand in the market.

Contracts Administration Manager / Commercial Coordinator
December-2011 - August-2015

Implemented systems for monitoring port services and camp facilities and ensured contractual terms to be applied accordingly within operational standards. Evaluated and assessed invoicing sections internally and with the clienteles. Validated contracts tariffs be aligned with the organisation pricing charts. Collaborated with legal department on contractual matters and documented processes to be approved by the top management. Assembled and dispersed proposals in the light of company pricing policy to clients.
Key Contributions:
 Ensured company policies to be acquired accordingly with the agreement bodies.
 Mentored and trained a team of highly qualified professionals comprising of seven individuals.


Consultative Selling Skills Course
February-2013 - February-2013
The Essential Marketing Toolkit Course
February-2013 - February-2013
Bachelor of Science in Law
Spiru Haret Bucharest University
October-1999 - July-2006