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Chartering Manager

Vessel Operations

Seafreight Operations Manager                                                                                       2015 – 2017

Leading export products Wheat Durum, Soy Bean meal, White corn.

«Comercializadora Columbia S.A de C.V», Querétaro, Qro.

  • Inland and Seafreight could achieve excelellent results saving important ammounts during stay of vessel and scheduling on time. Thus operations could perform promptly and accurately.
  • Reporting good results to upper management, problem solver and developing coordination plans communicating to inland land logistics vessel’s arrival.
  • Reach good performance by hiring 12 vessels during my stay in Columbia was about transporting 360,000 tons of white corn meaningly from Mexico to Venezuela.
  • Senior Manager Projects and Shipping will check and approve any Charter / Part Charter agreements and be responsible for approving insurance arrangements on said Charter / Part Charter agreements
  • Monitoring vessel operations and movements, manage all post fixture activities such as voyage planning and ensures that the vessels arrive at the loading port on time, making sure that cargo and shipping documents are in order, managing port agents and port agents accounts and ensuring that insurance coverage is sufficiently available.
  • Handling all necessary paper works including vessel certificates, and any documentation to ensure the smooth running of the vessel.
  • Efficiency planning and coordination of administrative activities to ensure accurate results in all aspects shipping and related operations.
  • Handle all vessel and cargo operations, and post fixture matters on voyages from fixture to completion of the charter.
  • Laytime calculations and chase up hire / demurrage and other balances and debts.

Export Coodinator 

Mediterranean, Latin America, Middle East                                                                      2014-2015

«Hapag-Lloyd», Montreal, Qc

To be the primary point of contact by offering customers the full range of services by Hapag Lloyd in an expedient, professional and courteous manner and to accurately and professionally process customer requests for bookings and schedules

  • Coordinate export shipments throughout the entire process of booking. 
  • Revise pertinent cargo documents and acceptance for booking confirmation.
  • Ability to handle out of gage cargoes, hazardous, general cargo with on all kind of equipments as per customer’s requests.
  • Leading customers were grain exporters as Agracity, AC Trading, Agracity, Broadgrain, PS International, DM global, Grainex, Legumex, Export Packers, Commodity Trading. Exporting a variety of grains to ports as Abu Dhabi, Callao, Guayaquil, Manzanillo (Mexico and Panama), Valparaiso, Jeddah, Casablanca, Valencia, Bercelona, Livorno, Cagliari etc.

Import Coordinator                                                                                                          2006 - 2013

Ontario, Saskatoon, Regina, NYC, Seattle and Philadelphia.

«Hapag-Lloyd», Montreal, Qc

  • Leading customers Ford, Chrysler, BMW & GM just mention some. Established control and tracking on the containers allowing taking decisions to alternative actions when supply materials were requested immediately.
  • Interact with accounting following credit status of customers. This could let customers account never be held by late payments or short paid checks ensuring always shipments to be released timely.
  • Reporting day by day progress of cargoes to Traffic manager and freight forwarder.
  • Allowing customers to monitor inventories en route matching with production requirements.

Rate Analyst                                                                                                                    2004-2006

«C.A.T Global Logistics», Montreal, Qc                                        

  • Responsible to quote the shipments demanded by the clients (imports and exports). Accessing timely and accurate quotes on time to dispatch shipments meeting with the supply of resources on different warehouses.
  • Ability to negotiate rates based on purchase orders and have medium term agreement with international customers.
  • Reduce costs and inefficiencies in companies with critic values growing inbound transportation network.

Logistics Coordinator (operations Mexico)                                                                     2004

«L.A.C. Shipping», Montreal, Qc

Mexican Division                                                           

  • Responsible for import and export shipments among Mexico, Canada and U.S.A (Loading and unloading operations). FCL and LCL.
  • Reaching notable improvements to a supply chain (from Nemak, Monterrey Mexico to Ford assembly plant in Hidalgo, Detroit) project allowed us to save 5 % transporting costs and solving delivery location to different warehouse on time.
  • Search and negotiate with transport companies (land, sea, air and rail) to place customer’s orders to final destination timely and safely.
  • Leading supply in automotives was influenced by our conducted plans so we ensured on the ability to use corporate electronic scheduling program.

Parcel tanker coordinator                                                                                                1997-2002

«TMM (Transportacion Maritima Mexicana», Mexico City, Mexico.

Specialized Transport Department (Car carriers, supply and tug boats, dry and liquid cargo)

  • Transport of chemicals, oils, and bulk molasses through a modern fleet of three tanker vessels specialized in petrochemical transportation. We loaded more than a million tons every year. With Naviera del Pacífico (NP), company subsidiary of TMM group, we transported gasoline, fuel, aviation fuel and crude oil to Mexican ports.
  • Voyage time improvements by linking vessel’s charters party with commercial cargo schedule. Operatively ensuring in all moment that instructions were given to master of the vessel thus to ensure we complied with an optimal cargo loading in each voyage. In addition to that, coordinate immediate actions related to tank washing times and their chemical supplies, according to next voyage cargo plans.
  • Ensure chartering and commercial tasks were strongly related by adapting party conditions, time charter or voyage charter with market trends. Providing customers accurate and expedite service.
  • Comply with the requirements of dangerous goods as well as the rules of safe transportation.

  • Logistics 14 years by 2017
  • Master
    MBA at ITAM
    2000 - 2003
  • Bachelors
    International Business Management at ITESM
    1994 - 1997
  • MBA Jun 2003
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