RICHARD PASCARELLA Career Portfolio

COO/DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS
IMPORT/EXPORT, LOGISTICS, FREIGHT FORWARDING

Executive Profile

An accomplished and client-focused COO/Director of Logistics with expertise in Import/Export and experience in the foreign and domestic import and logistics industry.

Fosters excellent relationships with steamship companies, Container Freight Stations (CFS), Centralized Examination Stations (CES), warehouses, truckers and staff.

Exceptional record in working with US Customs and other government agencies with zero incidents of non-compliance.

Builds sales, reduces costs for both company and customers.

Initiates effective marketing programs and tracking systems.

 

Career Portfolio Highlights

  • Increased annual profitability an average of 7% the last 10 years by reducing expenses an average of $20,000.
  • Grew the business each year for the last 10 years at a rate of 10% for drawbacks, 15% for imports and 25% for exports.
  • Instituted a drawbacks program that allowed customers to have a majority of their duty payment returned. The program increased revenues by 15% and led to acquisition of new accounts.

Proficiencies

Import, Export, Logistics, Customs Brokerage, Supply Chain, Distribution, Drawbacks, Sales, Operations Management

Systems (ADP, AS 400, ACE, AES, MS Office)

Regulatory Compliance (FDA, USDA, FCC, TTB, Fish & Wildlife, C-TPAT, ISF, DOT, TSCA)

Selected Acheivements

Performance Results

 

1) Increased annual profitability an average of 7% the last 10 years by reducing expenses an average of $20,000.

2) Reduced cost for customers by 10% per shipment and reduced delivery time by 2 - 3 days depending on originating location.

3) Increased program revenues by 15% and led to acquisition of new accounts.

4) Grew the business each year for the last 10 years at a rate of 25% for exports.

Career Experience

Director of Distribution & Operations

VIKING SEA & AIR FREIGHT, INC.

Full service customs broker, and a domestic and international freight forwarder.

Sloatsburg, NY (2006 - Present)

Oversight of import and export operations, control of all logistics (foreign and domestic), sales/acquisition of new accounts and International Security Filing. Supervise all shipments from foreign ports to final destination. Train, mentor and manage a staff of 7.

 

Previously, Import Logistics Manager, Drawback Specialist and Ocean Import Clerk.

Contact

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