Karina Lopez

Freelance Article Writer & Biography Writer

Location:United States
2 Skills
Professional Summary
• Logistics Manager skilled at negotiating and implementing cost saving measures without compromising quality. Adapts quickly to the changing needs of fast-paced and growing organizations.
• Detail-oriented and organized Transportation Logistics Coordinator offering comprehensive background in transportation management, including 10 years as a International Business Specialist. Expertise in transportation operations, Importations, Exportations and all legal bases.
• Efficient transportation logistics professional well-versed in materials management and inventory reconciliation. Highly organized and detail-oriented with a talent for accurate shipment tracking and problem resolution.
• Versatile Transportation and Logistics Analyst experienced in both transportation and warehousing logistics. Extensive knowledge of customs regulations and tariff schedules, as well as advanced knowledge of WMS software.
• International Business Specialist offering exceptional analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Seeks a position in logistics management offering challenging growth opportunities in a fast-paced professional environment.
• Supply chain and resource management
• Warehouse management systems
• Procurement specialist
• Superior negotiation skills
• Project management
• Ocean exports
• Excellent time management
• Contract carrier procurement
• Small parcels
• Proactive • Expense control
• Materials accountability
• Over-the-road transportation
• Rail transportation
• Skilled multi-tasker
• Microsoft Office

Work History

Import and Export Specialist
Corporativo Enciso, S.C. - Veracruz, Mexico 07/2006 - 05/2013
• Control of International Commerce operations.
• Commerce import and export licenses, proviso considerations, authorizations, advisory opinions, technical agreements and commodity jurisdictions for import and export special articles, technical data, and legal services.
• Identify, interpret and apply justifications for Harmonized customs code.
• Communication flow with government agencies for special procedures.
• Lead Compliance Administrator for international shipments covering compliance review of documents and regulatory processes (such as Customs regulations, bonds).
• Determine the commodity classification of articles subject to the Harmonized Tariff Code, Mexico (Código Armonizado de Clasificación Arancelaria, méxico) and the corresponding preferential treatment based on Legal International Agreements.
• Acknowledgment of International Intermodal Transport Rules.

Export Agent Outosourcing in Cuautla Morelos UPS - Supply Chain SCS - Mexico City 11/2005 - 03/2006
• Determined the most cost-effective procedures and routes for shipments.
• Gathered, logged and monitored all shipping data.
• Assigned shipments to carriers in the centralized database.
• Supervised the work of 100 transportation personnel.
• Communicated with dispatchers, warehouses and customers regarding outgoing orders.

General Administration Manager / Professional Practice Management
Citation Engineering, LTD. Vancouver, Canada. 07/2003 - 12/2003 & 08/2004 - 03/2005
• Determined the most cost-effective procedures and routes for shipments Translated business needs and priorities into actionable logistics strategies.
• Gathered, logged and monitored all shipping data.
• Took corrective action in the case of accidents and delays to minimize extra expenses.
• Managed shipment schedules to maximize productivity and cut costs.
• Monitored the workshop work flow for 40 employees.
• Presented carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports to executive team.
• Assigned shipments to carriers in the centralized database.
• Supervised the work of 40 transportation personnel.
• Prioritized order security, accuracy and on-time pickup and delivery.
• Prepared documents for shipment claims submissions.
• Updated the database with changes in carrier status.
• E-mailed suppliers, carriers and customers with shipping updates.
• Oversaw return and exchange processes from customer to supplier.


BBA: International Business Universidad de Guanajuato - Guanajuato, Guanajuato. México 2003

GED: Fiscal Specialist Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos - Cuernavaca, Morelos. México 2009