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Yusuf Sarang

Candidate ID: 2362995

Career Summary

Diploma with 25 years experience in Administration / Commercial Operations functional area

Skill Set

Procurement Management,Logistics Management,Supply Chain Management,Cost Management,Warehouse Management

Professional Information

Total Experience : 25

Nationality : South Africa

Qualification Level : Diploma

Job Function : Administration / Commercial Operations

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile


South Africa

Targeting Senior level assignments in Logistics / Materials Management/ Procurement with an organization of high repute


Diploma, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, 1996

Core Competencies

Soft Skills






Profile Summary

Monitored Logistics of ingredients and finished goods across all manufacturing units, through a logistics and distribution team managing routes & fleet
Managed network of transporters, accounting for a fleet of vehicles for primary movement.
Looking after sourcing & procurement of capital goods; handling cost saving analysis, vendor development, feature comparisons, negotiation / commercials with vendors and maintaining vendor database
Evaluated International logistics’ and regulatory impacts and recommended course of action for multiple International outsourcing projects
Impressive track record of driving efficiency, improving freight schedules/rates, establishing standard operating procedures, and producing sustained results
Reduced freight expenses by approximately 50% year-over-year by creating processes that enabled business units to solicit quotes from multiple contracted partners for expedited shipments
Partnered with strategic freight providers to mitigate supply chain risks, identified alternative carriers operating via non-union port, maintained constant communications with all stakeholders.
Greatly enhanced efficiency by documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) related to International ocean and air freight processes, centralizing information, and highlighting best practices across multiple divisions/regions
Work Experience

Since Jan 2011 | Logistics Manager | Tasim Snack

Developing, documenting, and executing a global comprehensive logistics and distribution strategic plan that drove optimal customer service and revenue enhancement
Heading logistics and pricing at a global level which involved yield management, vessel routings, equipment control and service matters
Steering liquidation of inventory in coordination with users and froze prices through e-bidding for disposal
Creating global transportation and International logistics strategies; led efforts to centralize global distribution spend under corporate leadership from a de-centralized, divisional based structure
Developing high-level implementation plans, and determined future logistics organizational structure/support ensuring Delivery-in-Full (DIF) and Delivery-on-Time (DOT)
Strategically planning and managing logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services while monitoring compliance with laws, regulations and ISO requirements
Developing and managing the logistics operations budget and all related fiscal forecasting and planning activities

Personal Details

Address : 7985 Capricorn Street, Lenasia Ext9 Johannesburg South Africa
Date of Birth : 1973 October 3rd