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GIOVANNI FORERO, Orlando, FL 32387 | (347)-295-8694 | [email protected]

Logistics Management

Seasoned Logistician with over 30 years of experience.  Self-motivated and resourceful professional with experience in analyzing supply chain procedures and building efficient strategies to support business projects.   Astute leader skilled in Negotiations, Finance, Contract Management, Supply Management, Inventory Control and Public Relations.  Offering excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong understanding of customer needs.  Manage multiple tasks in a high-volume work environment with ease using expert time management skills.


Master of Business Administration | Columbia Southern University | Orange Beach, AL

Master of Arts, National Security and Strategic | U.S. Naval War College | Newport, RI

Bachelor of Science, Accounting |University of Maryland University College | Adelphi, MD

Core Competencies

Customer Service Oriented    Supply Chain Management         Oral and Written Communication

Project Management             Inventory Management               Negotiation

Planning/Research                Budgeting / Cost Controls           Logistics Planning & Analyzing Trend

Professional Experience

 United States Navy | Various Global & Domestic Locations (02/1991 – 04/2022)

Senior Retail Manager (2017 – 2021)

Executive Officer (2014 – 2017)

Supply Officer (2010 – 2013)

  • Managed several accounts and budgets over $10B, and responsible for different warehouses with over $20M of stock inventory, using SAP systems and asset management software for regional companies worldwide.
  • Coordinated the purchasing, shipping and receiving of various critical mission parts, general, medical supplies and sustainable goods. Always ensuring quality work standards were achieved while providing logistical oversight and training management for different organizations and agencies.
  • Government Credit Card Agency Program Coordinator responsible for the purchasing, tracking, delivery and financial reporting of Government Purchase Card accounts with a value over $1M.
  • Contracting Officer Technical Representative for several retail contracts valued at over $40 Million, while ensuring that all contractual services were met and delivered on time.
  • Performed price and cost analysis and drafted several statement of requirements for minor construction projects, a Base Operations Support and a residential security contract valued at over 24M. Prepared budget estimates and justifications for funding of Military Construction projects.
  • Familiar with the FAR/DFAR and simplified acquisition regulations.
  • As Executive Officer handled the day-to-day base operations for the Cooperative Security Location (CSL) in San Salvador, El Salvador. Responsible for all staff and operation functions, including international relations, while leading over 225 military, contractors and local nationals.
  • Proficient in window applications, use Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point to prepare and conduct several briefings for a Congressional Delegation, U.S. and foreign general officers and members of the US Embassy in El Salvador.
  • Responsible for creating a training schedule for the organization. Provided training on equal opportunity, command security, personal finance and various safety topics.
  • Analyzed data for contract recommendations, and for the purchase and selling of duty free goods.
  • Negotiated the selection and purchase of duty free merchandise with retail vendors. Helped implement new innovative sales ideas leading to 14.3 percent gross profit margin increase.
  • Often called to solve problems with personnel, suppliers, contractors and more. Selected for jobs with little or no experience.
  • As Supply Officer, managed a $5.5 million command budget and responsible for different warehouses with $4.7M of stock inventory. Prepared, signed and submitted monthly financial reports, while certifying invoices and ensuring all obligations and expenditures were properly recorded.
  • Capable of multi-tasking often managing various projects and contracts simultaneously.
  • Team player – Worked with and supervised various teams on different projects.
  • Participated in contingency planning and prepared and briefed weekly and monthly reports to senior management to help with decision-making.
  • Responsible for creating a training schedule for the organization. Provided training on equal opportunity, command security, personal finance and various safety topics.
  • Frequently conducted review of logistics financials and guided the command in the preparation and passing of several financial audits and facility inspections, including an Inspector General (IG) visit. Passed all inspections with high marks and no major hits, often receiving praises from inspectors.
  • Conducted safety inspection on facilities, enforced all safety requirements and trained personnel on safety.
  • Granted a Top-Secret clearance
  • As Senior Retail Manager, supervised 28 local Italian nationals in various retail and warehouse functions.  Worked directly with Human Resources on worker’s contractual issues, hiring, interviewing, training and discipline.  Certified payroll for local wage rate employees.

Other Professional Credentials

NATO-ACO Contingency Contracting Course, 11/2018
Naval Security Manager, 01/2015

Senior Officer Course, 12/2014

Department Head Leadership Course, 11/2010

Supply Officer Department Head Course, 10/2010

Joint Petroleum Officer Course, 09/2007

Command Managed Equal Opportunity Manager, 06/2004
CNET Purchasing Apprenticeship Certificate

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