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Frank Krause
Logistics Specialist
Chula Vista, CA 91912
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I have experience in International & Domestic IT Logistic Support; expertise in Global International Customs. Proficiency in the understanding of the logistic structure and global deployment of... show more

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Princess Cruises
Logistic Specialist

Frank Krause

SKILLS
Microsoft Office Software and Inventory systems/RMA databases(10+ years), SSG Security Systems for Homeland Security (10+years).

EXPERIENCE
Princess Cruises LTD- Information Technology / Logistics Specialist- Desktop Analyst
February 1988 - February 2018
Operations & Shipboard Responsibilities:
Provide shipping support via air, container and rail.
Support trans-shipment and freight forwarding to the 19 vessels domestic and international.
Provide input and assist in hardware requests generated by new-builds and new IT projects
process quotes and requests to supply chain department for procurement through PO with approved vendors.
Receive, consolidate, and ship hardware out to fleet destinations with considerations to costs, needs, and destinations.
Track and ensure shipments reach the vessel.
Work with Fleet Superintendents and other departments to ensure all hardware requests are approved and in line with needs and budget.
Maintaining an in-house inventory for rapid deployment of key hardware items.
Work with current and future vendors to source, evaluate, and purchase most fleet IT equipment.
Maintaining relationships with key account representatives.
Coordinating with vendors for key deliveries expedited requests, direct to vessel shipments, etc.
Source, establish and implement hardware repairs as needed.
Evaluating which devices are worth repair.
Setting guidelines and advising for repair items to be offloaded from vessels to repair center or home office.
Sourcing repair centers and coordinating repairs by either PO or Non-PO invoices.
Ensuring repaired items are returned to production.
Identifying when this procedure is required, due to urgency, cost, delivery timings, and product availability.
Archive and provide receipts and coding for purchases made to IT Admin for expense reporting.
Creating, updating, and maintaining request records in the SNOW ticket system and interoffice shared drive.
Keeping relevant historical information on special projects and new builds for future reference.
Work with other Carnival brands and CapGem teams to improve and amend SNOW ticketing process as needed to better support fleet needs.
Act as an information resource for the IT and other departments in regards to hard logistics; providing details and advice when needed for fleet deliveries, contacts, and timings.
Proficient Windows operating system computer skills, including MS Word and Excel.
Experience in Maritime Logistics over 10 years.
Background in or general knowledge of information technology hardware on professional development.
Coordinate vendor services and support; review support contracts and bidding for containers for New Builds and Dry Docks as required.
Package and process outgoing mail FedEx/UPS and other mail services.


Princess Cruises
Logistics Specialist
Princess Cruises
Logistics Specialist

background in International & Domestic IT Logistic Support; expertise in Global International Customs. Proficiency in the understanding of the logistic structure and global deployment of business systems, experience in the cruise industry over 30 years.  Specializes in shipping and receiving operations for New Builds & Dry Docks on a global platform. Versed in all operational aspects fleet management, quality control, inventory control, RMA inventory database and receiving operations also warehouse operations domestic and international. Comprehensive background in transportation operations of containers globally.

Princess Cruises
Logistics Specialist

EXPERIENCE
Princess Cruises LTD- Information Technology / Logistics Specialist- Desktop Analyst
February 1988 - February 2018
Operations & Shipboard Responsibilities:
Analyzes and defines business area and department specific objectives, strategies and processes; recommends system changes or enhancements and/or development opportunities.
Administration of business requirements for various systems within the Shipboard Systems
Configures, tests, and implements new hardware configuration and implementation.
Develops functional specifications and coordinates testing, meetings, status updates, and presentations prepare systems documentation for US Customs materials, provide user training.
Provide Domestic and International logistic support to our fleet of 19 vessels. Coordinate with freight forwarders to expedite international shipments. Synthesized projects finding into actionable recommendations with demonstrable effects on business performance.
Establish transportation cost standards and economical shipping.
Formulates and communicates process and procedure changes
Preventative maintenance and coordination of various I.T. Equipment shipping/receiving and RMAs. Project enhancement preparations for new business requirements with various business areas also various administrative tasks in support of the Operations group and Shipboard Team, including assisting with budget preparation.
Provide expertise and support including the following areas. Interact with ship staff management and staff on support issues, hardware and project implementations. Support Ving door lock systems, Debitek crew cashless, GCS credit card, ensure policies and procedures are followed.
Coordinate vendor services and support; review support contracts and bidding for containers for New Builds and Dry Docks as required.
MILITARY SERVICES
US Navy - Associate of Science: Naval Warfare- San Diego CA
Fire and Naval training
Naval Operations in Naval training cadets
Navigation training in Reserve Center , Encino Ca,
Supply Chain Support for Naval fleet

Desktop Analyst

Analyzes and defines business area and department specific
objectives, strategies and processes; recommends system changes or
enhancements and/or development opportunities.
Administration of business requirements for various systems within the
Shipboard Systems
Configures, tests, and implements new hardware configuration and
implementation.
Develops functional specifications and coordinates testing, meetings,
status updates, and presentations prepare systems documentation for
US Customs materials, provide user training.
Provide Domestic and International logistic support to our fleet of 19
vessels. Coordinate with freight forwarders to expedite international
shipments. Synthesized projects finding into actionable
recommendations with demonstrable effects on business performance.
Establish transportation cost standards and economical shipping.
Formulates and communicates process and procedure changes
Preventative maintenance and coordination of various I.T. Equipment
shipping/receiving and RMAs. Project enhancement preparations for
new business requirements with various business areas also various
administrative tasks in support of the Operations group and Shipboard
Team, including assisting with budget preparation.
Provide expertise and support including the following areas. Interact
with ship staff management and staff on support issues, hardware and
project implementations. Support Ving door lock systems, Debitek
crew cashless, GCS credit card, ensure policies and procedures are
followed.


Coordinate vendor services and support; review support contracts and
bidding for containers for New Builds and Dry Docks as required.

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Princess Cruises LTD
Logistics Specialist
US Navy
Associate of Science

Fire and Naval training
Naval Operations in Naval training cadets
Navigation training in Reserve Center , Encino Ca,
Supply Chain Support for Naval fleet

Education
Payson High School
High School, High School Diploma

My other years of high school were in Snowflake High


High School, High School Diploma

My other years of high school were in Snowflake High

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