Logistics and Transportation

Last Updated: 29th March 2019 (over 3 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

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English, French


Experienced logistics and transportation professional with strong leadership and relationship-building skills with over 18years of professional experience. Able to work with minimal direction to solve problems, resolve conflicts and respond to customer inquiries. Highly developed knowledge of port operations; customs requirements; logistics and transportation cost optimization as well as management of working relationships with third party logistics providers and government departments. Track records in logistics & transportation operations efficiencies that have improved delivery lead time; cost savings and better Safety; Health and Environment performances for transit materials from port to field sites. This is underpinned by an MBA with a dissertation on how to reduce transportation cost for imported oil and gas equipment on a transit corridor


Anglia Ruskin Univeristy
Masters in Business Administration MBA

   Jul 2015
— Dec 2018

General MBA via online study with modules in Operations Management; Finance Management; Management of change in organizations; Human resources Management; Strategic Management; Personal development; International Management; Rsearch Methods and a Dissertation on How to reduce transportation cost of imported oil and gas equipment on the Chad/Cameroon Transit Corridor

University of Benin Nigeria
Bachelor of Science

   Oct 1993
— Oct 1997

Best graduating Geology student in my Batch 1997/1998


Logistics and transportation Superintendent

   Jan 2016
— Current

Management of inventory worth over 25MUSD stored on freight forwarders transit yards in Cameroon-Storage conditions and handling techniques Selectively shipping at best cost of items required at field sites in Chad
Manage all sea freight and operations of chosen freight forwarder by ensuring delivery lead times are within company expectations
Ensure contractors comply to company safety health and environment standards and industry wise best practices

Petrochad Mangara
Expat Logistics coordinator(Rotational)

   Dec 2014
— Dec 2015

Oil and gas exploration Materials delivery to Chad from Douala Port without any major delays no penalties to oilfield project and operations site in Southern Chad-volumes peaking 20 000MT of breakbulk and containers with 5000MT shipped across borders every month via different modes with a transshipment hub
• 3 way matching of inventory in transit from origin via Douala port staging areas and on transit storage yards in Cameroon and to final destination
• Coaching and mentoring of junior logistics staff in Ndjamena in Material transportation and customer services
• Designed and implemented logistics processes in transportation of materials sourced locally from Ndjamena to project sites in southern Chad.

Transafrique Logistics Cameroon SA
Trucking operations Manager

   Nov 2010
— Dec 2013

Executing company Business plan in terms of revenue generation and OPEX management training drivers and office staffs
Efficiently operated 55 trucks that generated enough revenue to purchase additional 25 trucks after 3years- 80 trucks in 2013
• Daily interface with customers to plan loading operations in Douala Port and offloading at destinations in Chad, Central African Republic and other destinations in CEMAC countries Manage a team of 3 direct reports, 90 drivers and 4 road patrollers;.
• Achieved averagely 95% revenue generation based on Monthly business plan targets
• Reduce road accidents and delivery lead time to destinations in Chad, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo and destinations within Cameroon.
• Developed standard operations procedures for the company to ensure safe and reliable operations and implemented logistics operations KPI and monthly performance evaluation and reporting,

AES SONEL(Electricity provider Cameroon)
Head of Fleet Management DIvision

   Apr 2009
— Dec 2010

Management of company fleet of more than 900 active automobile distributed all over Cameroon by ensuring preventive maintenance to reduce cost of repairs Ensuring Company meets and exceeds personnel and material transportation objectives.
• Reduced total fleet management budget from1.3 billion FCFA to 1.2 billion FCFA with huge savings in Fuel consumption and vehicle maintenance
• Implemented a centralized fleet management system to optimize vehicle availability and utilization through active tracking and scheduling
• Reduced vehicle downtime by closely working with major vehicle maintenance services providers such as CAMI TOYOTA, SOCADA, TRACTAFRIC MOTORS and more than 100 subcontractors in all regions of Cameroon and in-house training on defensive driving for all company staff driving company vehicles

Cameroon Oil Transportation Company( Exxon Mobil Chad/Cameroon Pipeline construction and Operations)
Lead Logistics Coordinator and Others

   Dec 2000
— Mar 2009

Manage company logistics operations Centre (control tower or one stop Shop) to support three onshore facilities and one offshore facility in Cameroon.
• Scheduling and optimization of company owned and rented resources in the provision of personnel and material transportation.
• Animating safety briefings in the One Stop Shop to reinforce behavior based safety System administrator for the Personnel Transportation System database
• Performed a utilization analyses that led to the reduction of number of flights per week from Douala to Pump stations thus increasing payload per flight and also reduce cost on empty miles flown.
Reduction in the number of milk run trucks from Douala to pump stations from 4 to 2 trips per month thus saving 19 000 Euros per month

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