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ARVIND RAWAT

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An Experienced Professional - Freight Forwarding

Extensive knowledge on all modes of delivery such as trucking, airline, shipping or train Maintaining current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight


PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Extensive experience of investigating and planning the most appropriate route for a shipment, taking into account the perishable or hazardous nature of goods, cost, transit time and security; negotiating contracts, transportation and handling costs
  • Deft in arranging appropriate packing, taking into account the climate, terrain, weight, cost and nature of goods and also the delivery and warehousing of goods at their final destination; arranging insurance and assisting the client in the event of a claim
  • Adept in obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with other countries' regulations and fiscal regimes; arranging payment of freight and other charges or collection of payment on behalf of the client
  • Involved in offering consolidation services by air, sea and road, ensuring cost-effective and secure solutions to small shippers who have insufficient cargo to require their dedicated units; utilising e-commerce, internet technology and satellite systems to enable real-time tracking of goods
  • Skilled in arranging air transport for urgent and high-value freight and managing the risk door-to-door; acting as broker in customs negotiations worldwide to guide the freight efficiently through complex procedures; arranging courier and specialist hand-carry services
  • Professional skills to coordinate functions and lead team members; strong negotiating power and management capabilities; effective networking and customer relationship management skills; business policy and strategic handling of matters; expertise in shipping and logistics management services

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since MM YY | XYZ Ltd, Delhi | Freight Forwarder
Key Result Areas:
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of information to customers including sending quotations, pricing, costing, shipping details and supply chain related documentation
  • Work with the Operations team and suppliers to ensure customers’ expectations are met and exceeded
  • Use freight forwarding IT systems to process job files, manage customers’ shipments and ensure margin objectives per activity are met; ensure compliance to all policies, procedures and standard operating practices
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with customers, suppliers and team members
  • Arrange for picking up of goods and materials from client's location
  • Count, and label boxes to be shipped and enter details into the computer system
  • Unload goods received and storing them in the warehouse
  • Maintain inventory space for easy handling and quick access of materials
  • Work closely with the freight team and making arrangements for loading and unloading goods
  • Provide maps to drivers, labeling boxes, and tracking movement of the shipment
  • Place consignments on strategic locations according to their delivery schedule
  • Stock goods on assigned shelves and removed boxes from areas hampering movement
  • Take and enter details of incoming and outgoing goods and sorted them for shipment by air, train, and road
  • Perform minor repair on hand-held scanner, forklift, and other equipment
  • Check goods for hazardous materials and ensured no violation of transportation rules
  • Inspect maintenance of trucks and warehouse
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????
MM YY – MM YY | ABCD Ltd, Delhi | Freight Forwarder
Key Result Areas:
  • Carried out troubleshooting and finding a solutions; producing rates and process bookings on to computer system
  • Updating custom entries; ensuring strong communications with clients
  • Utilized system for custom clearance; taking ownership of allocated client base
  • Noted down customer entries and invoices; liaised with Shipping lines
  • Produced documentation required; dealt with any client queries
  • Executed multi-modal freight management services (sea / air / road) for imports and exports
  • Established effective communications with clients and overseas offices
  • Took a lead operational role for different clients; arranged shipments for new or one-off clients
  • Created new files for shipments prior to arrival; participated in periodic operational review with client
  • Maximized revenue, contain cost; maintained internal service level
  • Co-operated with other teams to ensure cost / revenue are processed accurately and on time
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????

EDUCATION

YYYY Bachelor in Business Administration from ABC College, Delhi

TECHNICAL PURVIEW

  • MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Internet Applications

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 01st October 1981 | Languages Known: English & Hindi

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