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________________________________________ KATHI SWEENEY 810 - 37th Street, Moline, IL 61265 (309)757-0672 E-mail: Kathisweeney@yahoo.

com ________________________________________ PROFILE Highly motivated and resourceful individual with broad level of experience in se veral fields relevant to Logistics, Distribution, and Transportation. Demonstrated leadership and decisi on making abilities to meet challenges and attain results. Seeking a position t hat will utilize both my educational and professional experience in the field of Supply Chain Management. Education Associates Degree, Blackhawk College, Moline, IL Administrative Certificate, Blackhawk College Currently pursuing Under Graduates Degree: Western Illinois University *Major Business *Minor Supply Chain Management and Logistics GPA 3.5 Professional Experience Logistics Specialist, CRST Logistics 6-2010 - Current *Dispatch carriers *Track and Trace shipments on daily basis to make sure delivery times are met *Customer Service make sure all issues related to the logistics process are accu rate for each client and desired goals are achieved *Negotiate rates with clients and carrier base *Maintain all information in the CRM (Customer Relations Management) *Issue carrier release forms and Quick Pay *Consult Clients on process improvement in their supply chain procedures Certified Personal Trainer, Alive & Wellness, October 2009 - Current *Part time basis so I can put my main focus on Supply Chain Management and Trans portation *Owner of Alive & Wellness on a part time basis *Work with clients on weight loss and nutrition *Circuit Training *Barbell and Dumbbell weight lifting Account Manager Logistics Specialist, C.H. Robinson, January 2009 - May 2009 ($3 5,000) * Sold and consulted customers in C.H. Robinson Portfolio of services. Consistin g of Transportation, Supply Chain Management and Logistics including truckload, LTL, backhaul, flatbed and oversized shipments *Provided assistance when needed on completing Bill of Lading's and other trans portation documents *Managed load board dispatching carriers for current client *Negotiated best rates for specific lanes with carrier/customer base *Assisted in recommendations for strategic and economically advantageous distrib ution of supplies and materials for clients Account Executive/Customer Service, Sedona Technologies, Moline, IL, March, 2008 - December, 2008 ($40,000) *Website Development and Design Sales *Information Technology Sales

*Developed proposals for execution of projects *Assisted in operation strategies *Prepared Request for Proposals and Request for Information Account Manager, MegaHunter, Inc. May, 2007 - January, 2008. ($50,000) *Sold Yellow Page Advertising *Sold Websites and Search Engine Optimization *Coordinated contract execution of directory ads and websites Account Executive/Logistics Specialist, Yellow Transportation, January, 2000 - M ay, 2007 ($55,000) *Sold Yellow Transportation portfolio of services including international/freigh t forwarding, LTL, truckload, expedited and custom brokerage *Managed accounts for profitability *Established new business relationships and maintained current customer relation ships *Assisted customers in determining best practices for their supply chain managem ent needs *Negotiated freight rates for regional and national accounts *Responsible for maintaining accuracy for customer contracts and tariffs *Spot checked completed work for clarity and compliance with DOT procedures *Performed freight cost analysis for clients and suggested processes to reduce t ransportation costs Traffic Manager, KONE, Inc., July, 1997 - January, 2000 ($35,000) *Coordinated a twelve million dollar corporate traffic program with three manufa cturing divisions, one distribution center and fifty main branch office location s *Maintained corporate inbound/outbound LTL freight program, express courier serv ice and heavy air freight program and worked directly with freight forwarders on international shipments *Compiled monthly traffic budget report *Supervised outlined procedure to be followed and objectives to be achieved *Provided logistic support for import/export program *Provided support to specific projects in terms of issues or problems to be stud ied, set priorities for deadlines of completed work *Maintained principle guidelines regularly used in work that included traffic ma nagement policy statements to meet program objectives *Assisted in developing advisory or directive information outlining necessary sp ecific attention to transportation funding and traffic management policies, guid elines and operational requirements *Assisted in preparation of Purchase Orders *Responsible for any and all freight related issues *Responsible for yearly freight bids working directly with KONE distribution cen ters *Executed continuous improvement activities to Supply Chain Training Inventory Control Management 1999 SAP program for issuing Purchase Orders 1999 Managing Accounts for Maximum Profit, 2003 Creating Value in Sales and Transportation Negotiations, 2004 Affiliations and Activities Women's Traffic Club, 1999 (served as Secretary and Treasurer) QC Marathon, Chairperson of Mile Marker Sales Committee Certificate of Recognition for contribution in Children's Therapy Center's Telet hon from Quad Cities Business Leads Association Women's Connection

Honors and Awards Decreased expenses at KONE by 10% per year by auditing practices and procedure i mplementation Ranked 3rd in new business for 2007. Attained Sales Gold Status in 2003, 2004 and 2005 for exceeding company expectat ions. Ranked 2nd in new revenue attainment in 2004 out of 754 account executives natio n-wide