I seek a challenging position where I could utilize my abilities to the optimum for the company¡¦s progress and personal enhancement with 10 yrs of my valuable experience in shipping industry.
AREA PRICING CONTROLLER/PRICING SUPERVISOR UNITED ARAB SHIPPING CO [S.A.G] Middle East Regional Office DUBAI-UAE Joined this company as PRICING SUPERVISOR since October 1998 till end of 2005; Got promoted as AREA PRICING CONTROLLER for the A.GULF&Red sea trade sector during 2005 working in Middle East Regional Trade office till date. „« OVERALL EXPORT&PRICING ACTIVITIES OF ARABIAN GULF & REDSEA SECTOR AGENTS:
The job involved independent handling, controlling & fully responsible for all the day to day shipping activities of Arabian gulf & Red sea sector agents. corresponding, interacting with the agents on a daily basis on various shipping activities. Responsible for Quoting ocean freight & surcharges for all Middle east agents/ Shippers rate enquiries and collecting feedback of the export liftings made on ocean freight/ special rates offered..
„« FREIGHT RATE CONSTRUCTION & PREPARATION OF ANNUAL FRT CONTRACTS:
Assisting the Pricing Manager in Tariff construction(ocean freight) by providing the required costing information, Contribution analysis, Container Imbalance statistics, Routing charts and Market rates to the Management for construction of freight rates to world-wide destinations. Maintaining proper filing/record of Special Rates quoted to specific Shippers/Agents and validating it from time to time with correspondence/Approval from the Pricing Manager.Involved in preparation of major Annual freight contracts for DUBAL, SABIC,EXXONMOBIL,MITSUBISHI, CRYSTAL,EQUATE, QAPCO TOTAL,SAUDI ARAMCO ETC... Responsible for rate filing with US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) for any tariff,special rates& surcharges to USA ex. Middle east regional Ports. Presently working on a web based program named TRUST P&C developed exclusively for UASC linking the whole shipping activities of UASC Trade offices & agents world-wide. Manages& updates the data such as Basic freight, BAF,CAF and other surcharges in the system related to Middle east trade.
Worked on CONTRIBUTION ANALYSIS&SPECIAL RATE SYSTEM; an In- House Program built on foxpro for the purpose of maintaining ,updating &extension of special rate records.
Providing Weekly Europe / F.East Reports on the Export liftings from the Middle East to respective Trade Offices for the purpose of Logistical planning.
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (course undergoing) Major: Finance and Systems The New College Institute of Management, Chennai-India Approved by AICTE COMPUTER: Well-versed in MS Office applications i.e MICROSOFT OUTLOOK , WORD, EXCEL & POWERPOINT.
Project study: Done a study and submitted a report on ¡¥Various Inventory Cost control measures in the Tea Estates of PARRY AGRO INDUSTRIES INDIA LTD. as part of my MBA programme.
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) (April 1993) Major: Economics FAROOK COLLEGE -Calicut, University of Calicut, Kerala-India
Attempted ICWAI exams but was unsuccessful sofar.
Attended training session of TRUST P&C , A new net-based program developed and successfully implemented, integrating all shipping activities of UASC offices & agencies world-wide.
• ASSISTING THE MANAGER IN PRICING AND EXPORT RELATED MATTERS OF ARABIAN GULF& REDSEA PORTS . • PROVIDING EXPORT BOOKINGS OF A/M PORTS TO THE VESSEL PLANNERS ON MIX SERVICE & AEC SERVICE • CHECKING EXPORT REPORTS AND ENSURING RATES APPLIED ARE IN ORDER,VERIFYING VALIDITY,OTHER ADDITIONAL CHARGES APPLICATION ETC. . • REPLYING TO RATE REQUESTS /SPECIAL RATE REQUESTS FOR SHIPMENTS MIDDLE EAST PORTS.. • FOLLOW-UP ON APPROVED SPECIAL RATES. • PREPARING AND SENDING o WEEKLY FAR EAST REPORTS TO UASC SINGAPORE o WEEKLY EUROPE REPORT TO UASC LONDON o MONTHLY EASTBOUND STATISTICS TO UASC SINGAPORE.
• PREPARING EXPORT PERFORMANCE STATISTICS AND GIVING FEEDBACKS OF THE LIFTINGS TO VARIOUS SECTORS TO PRICING MANAGER. • FILING OF THE RATE /SPECIAL RATE APPROVALS. • OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY OF R/SEA SECTOR FOR EXPORT&PRICING QUERIES.