Rode - Leadership - Villa del Juncal, León, Guanajuato, Mexico

Martin Rode

Villa del Juncal, León, Guanajuato, Mexico

Summary

Summary of Competencies
• Executive with experience in managing organizations, middle managers and leading work teams
• Excellent results in Supply Chain Management including 3PL, Service, Warehousing, Purchasing/Procurement, Production, Safety, Quality and Environment as well as logistics
• Experience with B2B, Wholesale and Retail, as well as Corporate Key Account Management.

Summary of Skills
• BA in Management & Leadership, March 1998 and BA in Supply Chain Management, May 2008.
• P & L responsibility, managing and understanding Financial Reporting.
• Project Management
• Experience in the use of LEAN in the Automotive, Service, Logistics and Wholesale sectors.

Examples of results:
• Increasing Customer Satisfaction from below 90% to 98% (+) in 1 year
• Increasing Service Quality from below 70% to 98% in 10 months
• Initiating, planning and implementing Organizational Restructuring achieving 18% operational cost savings
• 30% Stock Reductions by optimizing purchasing, reordering and stocking processes
• 30% Cost Reductions through re-negotiating purchasing agreements
• Maintaining and revising ISO 9001 securing re-certification
• Reducing Personnel Turnover through visible management and respect for the individual
• Communication skills shown through excellent student feedback at Universidad Iberoamericana
• Project Management of Infrastructure and IT projects, demonstrating excellent time management skills

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Services

Leadership

Summary:

I have Leadership experience from several different positions in National and regional Management Teams. In these teams , besides being P & L responsible, we made policies, strategies and plans that governed the direct development of the busineses both short and long term, as well as it set the direction for the busienesses well beyond the horizon of the long term plans.
In the daily work of running an operation with up to 300 employees, especially the motivation of people, the target setting and the "showing the way into the future" is a large part of the Leadership that is necessary in leading an organization in its development

Work History

Director; COO; Sales Director

Noon Copenhagen Mexico

From April 2011

Company description:
Import, sales and distribution of Danish design watches of the brand Noon Copenhagen to all of Mexico. Clients are watch-stores, fashion-stores, whole-sellers, purchasing clubs and retailers in general.

Responsibilities:
• Start up and establish Noon Copenhagen Mexico as a business in Mexico
• Establish a sales organisation of retail stores and sales representatives
• Set up the logistic framework for a successful operation
Results:
• Sales achieved in 2012 exceed 1.000.000,- MN
• Negotiations with several retail stores and retail chains on-going
• Contract on special events secured with Costco Mexico
• Sales representatives in place in D.F., Guadalajara, Leon and the Yucatan area

Regional Supply Chain Director

Rentokil Initial, Nordics, Rentokil - Initial plc

December 2009 - September 2011

Company description:
A service-organization specializing in maintenance and supply of hygiene products. Focus is on hygiene and the products that support this, such as soap, paper, disinfectants, scents, dust-mats, pest-control etc. "Experts in the essentials".

Responsibilities:
• In a matrix role overall responsible for the Nordic Supply Chain for both the Rentokil (Pest Control) and the Initial (Washrooms and Mats) business, including Service, Processing(laundering of dust mats), Sourcing/procurement, Warehousing and Quality, Safety and Environment.
• Supply Chain representative in the Rentokil-Initial Nordic Management Team (NMT)
Results:
• Stock reductions overall in Nordics of 30%
• Sustainable level of service above 95% for all countries through process improvements and coaching of local Service Managers
• Implementation of route optimization software in pilot phase in Norway

Regional Operations Manager, Nordics

Initial Nordics Textiles & Washroom Services, Rentokil-Initial plc

August 2008 - November 2009

Company description:
A service-organization specializing in maintenance and supply of cleaning products. Main focus is on hygiene and the products that support this, such as soap, paper, disinfectants, scents, dust-mats etc. "Experts in the essentials"

Responsibilities:
• In a matrix role overall responsible for Service, Delivery and Quality towards external customers as well as towards internal customers on the Processing side of the business
• Operational representative in the Initial Nordic Management Team
• Implementation of KPI's
• Standardisation of processes within Service &Delivery (SPI-project)
• Coaching / developing local Service Managers in management and optimization
• Interim Service Manager in Sweden (besides "normal" job)
Results:
• Implemented standard KPI's within the Region (reporting and follow up)
• Process standardization on all defined key processes
• Stabilization of Service & Delivery in Sweden from OTIF less than 70% to 98%(+)

Site Manager

DHL/Deutsche Post World Net

July 2007 - July 2008

Company description:
Specialists in logistics. From the initial consultancy over the design of the full supply chain customized supply chain solutions are provided across all industry sectors adding value to the entire business

Responsibilities:
• P&L responsible
• Site of 16.000 pallets, 115 employees, three main clients (Magasin, Georg Jensen, Royal Copenhagen)
• Responsible for total production, including daily production and delivery of KPI's
• Member of DESC A/S Country Management Team
• Key Account Management/Account Management
Results:
• Better than doubled productivity
• Significant improvement in KPI's

Operations Manager

Carglass Denmark

November 2005 - April 2007

Company description:
Carglass A / S is the Danish part of Belron Group - the world leader in repair and replacement of wind-screens, side-glasses and back-lights for all vehicles. The service is offered as mobile service or in the branches. All glass used is OEM quality.

Responsibilities:
• The Operational part of Carglass A/S Country Management Team.
• Responsible for P & L as well as for operational performance.
• Expand Carglass operations into more facilities and more manpower within budget.
• Purchasing for Operations
• Process improvement (LEAN)
• Personnel development, mainly the 5 Branch Managers
• ISO 9001 maintenance
Results:
• A significant improvement on KPI's throughout the period.
• Increase in Customer satisfaction (above 98 %) and decrease personnel turn-over.
• 30 % savings on initial purchasing deals while maintaining supplier stability

Terminal Manager

Carlsberg Group

October 2004 - October 2005

Company description:
The largest brewery and supplier of soft drinks in Denmark, with a global presence.

Responsibilities:
• Managing the main Carlsberg Terminal on Zealand, Denmark, with 170 employees
• Implement the latest in pick & pack robot technology. Continue development and stabilization of the entire logistics organization while absorbing and replacing the existing logistics facilities across Zealand
• Maintaining an impeccable service standard towards Carlsberg's 13.000 customers on Zealand.

Results:
• Managed to continue to service all customers, despite "supplier collapse" on pick/pack robot after shutting down previously existing depots

Project Manager

DHL Express A / S

April 2004 - September 2004

Company description:
DHL is the world market leader on Express shipments in the logistics sector.

Responsibilities:
• Head the Danish part of a strategic background project from data gathering and -validation via simulations and the building of business cases until implementation

Country Operations Performance Manager

DHL Express A / S

August 2003 - March 2004

Company description:
DHL is the world market leader on Express shipments in the logistics sector.

Responsibilities:
• To build a performance organization in Denmark, in order to establish a grid of performance reports. These are to be used by all operational units to improve service and maintain cost control at all times.
• Recruit and train new members of the Performance team.

Area Operations Manager

DHL Express A / S

October 2001 - March 2004

Company description:
DHL is the world market leader on Express shipments in the logistics sector.

Responsibilities:
• 3 courier stations and 3 Sub-contractor terminals, in all approx. 300 employees working 3 shifts, consisting of Blue-collars, White-collars, independent contractors (sub-contractors) and middle managers
• Cost budget responsible for a budget of EUR 40 million
• Customer meetings, mainly at KAM level, adapting logistics solutions to their needs
• Greatest challenge was keeping the work force motivated while completing the merger and the following downsizing without jeopardizing the service-level. (see projects)
Results:
• Maintained the service level, maintained level of cost throughout integration- and downsizing faze (see projects)

Officer

Royal Danish Army

June 1986 - October 2001

Projects
• Project Manager on the construction of a laundry in Stockholm with a value of 1,5 mill Euro
• Project Manager on implementation of new IT systems in Sweden and Finland, incl. PDA's
• Project Leader on the closure of A-Post, and on the transfer of all activities from DHL Express to the Danish national carrier, Post Danmark. Area of responsibility in this project: Operations

Projects

Business closure and transfer of activities

Project Leader on the closure of A-Post, and on the transfer of all activities from DHL Express to the Danish national carrier, Post Danmark. Area of responsibility in this project: Operations

IT implementation

Project Manager on implementation of new IT systems in Sweden and Finland, incl. PDA’s

Construction of professional laundry

Project Manager on the construction of a laundry in Stockholm with a value of 1,5 mill Euro

Qualifications & Certifications

Certified PRINCE II Practicioner

Firebrand Training

Supply Chain Management

Copenhagen Business School

Leadership& Management

Royal Danish Army Officers Academy

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