Expert in Third-Party Logistics (3PL) and Inventory Management, Supply Chain Optimization, Distribution, Logistics, LTL, Warehousing, 5S, LEAN, Six Sigma, and Cycle
Expert ID: 730624 California, USA
In 1992, Expert founded his consulting group, as a sole proprietor, implementing WORLD-CLASS MANUFACTURING and DISTRIBUTION OPERATIONS techniques such as 3PL, Kanban, Kaizen, Hoshin Kanri, techniques along with 5S implementations, Supply Chain Management, Total Warehouse Management, World Class Distribution Management, Expert II/ERP (Baan, Oracle, MSA, JDE, and SAP), Re-engineering techniques, Daily Continuous Improvement (TTI Analysis), Six Sigma (Green Belt), and Total Quality Management. Expert has improved inventory records accuracy to 98-100% accuracy with metrics in each company so they could eliminate their physical inventories and his expertise with Lean Manufacturing implementations has also been a successful part of his career. Expert has managed 3PL (Third Party Logistics) for clients.
He has suggested improved optimization of Supply Chains by introducing genuine partnering with the Suppliers involved and increased velocity from the Supplier to the Company and into the Distribution Warehouse. He has helped companies improve Logistics with improved LTL partnerships and improving Customer relationships by implementing Voice of the Customer (VOC) techniques. Expert has helped companies reduce costs through Value Analysis and the use of cross-functional teams attacking costs by using Pareto's 80/20 principal wherein 20% of the costs equate to 80% of the total costs. Expert believes that there is always a better way to do anything in Cost Reduction. He has helped companies reduce Inventory by Ship-to-Use, Kanban and JIT methods.
Certified as a Value Engineer. Expert guarantees Cost Reduction with the methodology he will suggest to clients. He suggests using Value Analysis with cross-functional teams. Brainstorming is key, but the FUNCTION of the item is the core concept of Value Analysis.
He is an expert with International Purchasing and Importing. He can show you how to create a Land Bridge Team. He can also suggest Cost Reduction ideas that will work.
Supply Chain Optimization brings cost reduction when collaboration is used with your supply chain partner. Send you partner a Value Analysis Questionnaire and ask for their ideas for saving costs.They are the experts in the field. Use their Expertise. Also, have a Supplier Day Conference to get to know your supplier personally. This activity works for both partners. Expert can show you how to effectively manage a meeting like this.
Customer Service Education and Implementation, Cycle Counting and Root Cause Analysis with a goal of 98-100% accuracy Value Analysis Education and Training and cross-functional teams reducing costs.
Distribution Consulting: Warehouse planning and set-up, slotting
Manufacturing Consulting: Cellular Manufacturing: Increasing Throughout Expert has consulted to a U.S. nutrition company regarding warehouse workflow and management, as well as bulk packaging and Case Stack.
Expert is also a Startup Consultant at the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Bakersfield, California - Salinas, California - Ventura, California - Santa Barbara, California - Santa Maria, California
|Year: 1966||Degree: BA||Subject: Business||Institution: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL|
|Year:||Degree: BA||Subject: Business/Industrial Management||Institution: Northwestern University|
|Years: 1985 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Owner||Department:||Responsibilities: Marketing, Education, Training in Supply Chain Optimization, Inventory Reduction, Cost Reduction via Value Analysis/Engineering, 5S, LEAN. Six Sigma, Throughput. Warehouse Set-Up, WMS, TMS, YMS, Third Party logistics (3PL) Implementations,
Manufacturing Operations, Cycle Couning, Slotting
|Years: to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Consultant||Department: ERP Implementations||Responsibilities: Visiting clients and helping them with Baan software and generic ERP education presentations|
|Years: to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title:||Department: Director of Materials Management||Responsibilities: Responsible for forming the Materials Division and for 60 people with four (4) direct reports|
|Years: to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Purchasing, ERP, M.E./I.E. Mgr.||Department: Manufacturing||Responsibilities: Started as Purchasing Manager moved up to ERP Project Manager. From there promoted to M.E/I.E. Mgr|
|Years: to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: International Purchasing & Import Manager||Department: Manufacturing||Responsibilities: Purchase all international bicycle parts, completed bicycles from Europe & Japan and manage the Importation|
|Years: 1990 to 1993||Agency: Maricopa County, AZ||Role: Materials manager||Description: Provide all materials for Maricopa County, AZ|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Europe||Summary: Bicycle parts ProcurementImporting|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Japan||Summary: Completed Bicycles and PartsImportation|
|Associations / Societies|
|C.P.M.NAPM),CPIM (APICS), VE, Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|C.P.M., CPIM, VE|
|Advisor-Cal Poly-CIE Mentor|
|Awards / Recognition|
|25 Years Purchasing Management Association, APICS,|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Lawsuit example: too much rain on roof could not warehouse customers. Sued Insurance Company. Consultant found that there still was usable room in the warehouse.|
|Training / Seminars|
|International Purchasing and Importation: NAPM, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Value Analysis for Cost Reduction, Ship-to-Use, Inventory Reduction, Warehouse Optimization, Supply Chain Optimization|
|International and Domestic Sourcing ex perience: How to find Effective Suppier/Process of Supplier selection, Supplier Visitations|
|Bicycles, BIndings, Shredding Equipment, Laminating Equipment,Roto-Tillers, Cosmetics|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|CPIM, C.P.M, Value Engineer, Supply Chain Optimization Consulting, Third Party Logistics Consulting, Warehouse Consulting, Transportation Consultingr|
Fields of Expertise
legal consulting, importing, lean project management, warehouse audit, warehouse layout, logistics, supply chain, third party logistics, transportation, warehouse management, container transportation, distribution, distribution channel, enterprise resource planning, factory, factory automation, inventory, inventory classification, inventory classification and coding, inventory coding, inventory control, inventory control system, inventory management, inventory model, inventory reliability improvement, just-in-time inventory, material requirements planning, materials management, operations management, part numbering, radio frequency, shop floor control system, warehouse, warehouse optimization, cost reduction, purchasing, supply chain cost reduction, supply chain optimization, contract logistics, globalization, air transportation, lean manufacturing, distribution requirements planning, ball bearing manufacturing, warehouse management system, distribution management, supply chain management, factory management, continuous flow manufacturing, logistics management computer system, computerized data acquisition, automobile manufacturing, management, advanced public transportation system, international manufacturing, vendor, manufacturing, bar code