Hermann Tioumou, MSc

Hermann Tioumou, MSc

Logistics and Supply Chain Professional

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Toronto, Canada Area)
Logistics and Supply Chain

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Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Overview

  • Sr. Analyst Supply Chain Development at The Home Depot Canada
  • Transportation and Logistics Systems Consultant at Loblaw Companies Ltd
  • Ships and Port Operations Superintendent at Hapag-Lloyd (Canada) Ltd
  • Import Customer Service Representative at CP Ships acquired by Hapag-Lloyd Ltd
  • Project Coordinator at Maritime Innovation
  • University of Quebec - Rimouski Campus
  • University of Quebec - Rimouski Campus

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Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Summary

Result-oriented professional with 10 years extensive knowledge in transportation and logistics, and 4 years supply chain systems integration in the retail industry. Able to work independently and team player, perform at a faster-than-average pace to produce results and to effectively meet objectives and necessary deadlines. Proactive, assertive and a sense of urgency, focus on operational efficiencies without sacrificing quality. Detail-oriented and good analytical skills, demonstrate a strong ability to solve problems. Highly innovative to implement change and efficient work processes. Willing to travel if required.

Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Experience

Sr. Analyst Supply Chain Development

The Home Depot Canada

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; Retail industry

May 2011January 2013 (1 year 9 months) Toronto, On

- Played a key role in Home Depot Canada supply chain and the implementation of a Canada-wide Transportation Management System (TMS) serving over 200 stores and distribution centres
- Gathered stakeholder requirements and authored BRD for TMS Manhattan implementation
- process design: process mapping and description of current and future state processes involving transportation and distribution
- Led EDI implementation in transportation operations: successfully implemented EDI transactions 204, 990, 214, 753, 754, 864 and related processes between Home Depot Canada and its logistics partners and vendors; acted as EDI subject matter expert providing adhoc support to carriers and suppliers with their EDI certification to comply with Home Depot's requirements and specifications
- Led users acceptance testing (UAT): wrote business scenarios, coordinated users testing in test environment and validated that TMS enabled functionalities met the business requirements before deployment in production
- Suppliers on-boarding: Walked and trained 79 domestic and crossborder vendors through the new Home Depot shipping procedures for ready to ship purchase orders
- Led domestic and crossborder carriers onboarding and compliance
- Subject matter expert in transport supporting the transportation planning team in their daily operations
- Collaborated with various cross-functional teams on processes improvement initiatives

Transportation and Logistics Systems Consultant

Loblaw Companies Ltd

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; L.TO; Retail industry

May 2009February 2011 (1 year 10 months) Montreal, Qc

- Interfaced business stakeholders with IT during the implementation and post-implementation of TMS JDA and WMS Manhattan
- Supported 4 regional transportation planning centers (West, Ontario, Quebec, and Maritimes) and 31 distribution centers across Canada in daily transport planning and warehouses operations
- Participated in the implementation and integration of JDA TMS and Manhattan WMS, and supported the supply chain integrated IT systems
- Provided on-site support when required during DC roll-outs and mentored TMS users during routing sessions at the planning centers
- Analyzed routing output and freight movements generated by TMS
- Reported and coordinated any TMS and WMS issue to IT team for prompt resolution; thus, avoiding downtime in distribution and planning centers operations that may delay inbound and outbound delivery
- Provided subject matter expertise and guidance on transportation and logistics questions

Ships and Port Operations Superintendent

Hapag-Lloyd (Canada) Ltd

March 2005May 2009 (4 years 3 months) Montreal, Qc

- Responsible to oversee the operations of 15 containerships calling the port of Montreal on a monthly basis .
- Ensured vessels are compliant to Canada and international navigation rules and standards.
- Developed, maintained performance statistics and operational cost control tools
- Prepared annual ships expenses budget for Executive Management approval
- Negotiated services contracts with vendors and ships services providers
- Arranged ships services while alongside in port (bunkering, maintenance, inspection, customs clearance, husbandry)

Import Customer Service Representative

CP Ships acquired by Hapag-Lloyd Ltd

July 2003March 2005 (1 year 9 months) Montreal, Qc

- Ensured import containers move in the most cost effective and timely manner by rail and trucks
- Tracked and Traced containers in ports and inland rail terminals in USA and Canada
- Notified proactively the customers of their missing requirements for steamship release, customs clearance and delivery by rail or truck.
- Collect demurrage charges

Project Coordinator

Maritime Innovation

January 2003June 2003 (6 months) Rimouski, Qc

- Led a feasibility study for the creation of a maritime technology laboratory for the Great Lakes and the St Lawrence aiming to develop Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) applied to the maritime industry.
- Market analysis and the commercial pertinence of the project
- Financing options assessment
- Wrote a report of recommendations to the Board of Directors

Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Projects

Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Languages

  • French

  • English

Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Skills & Expertise

  1. EDI
  2. TMS JDA
  3. WMS Manhattan
  4. TMS Manhattan
  5. SAP MM
  6. Transportation Process improvement
  7. Process Improvement
  8. Transportation
  9. Supply Chain
  10. Logistics
  11. Supply Chain Management
  12. Shipping
  13. Warehouse Management
  14. Customs Regulations
  15. Container
  16. Supply Chain Optimization
  17. Transportation Planning
  18. International Logistics
  19. Transportation Management
  20. Business Analysis
  21. Business Process Mapping
  22. Business Requirements
  23. Distribution Center Operations
  24. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  25. 3PL
  26. Freight
  27. International Shipping
  28. UAT coordination
  29. Business Process Improvement
  30. Logistics Management
  31. Supply Chain Operations
  32. transportation management system
  33. Project Planning

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Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Certifications

  • Certified Supply Chain Professional

    • APICS
    • 2013 to November 2013

Hermann Tioumou, MSc's Education

University of Quebec - Rimouski Campus

Master of Science, Maritime Transportation Management


University of Quebec - Rimouski Campus

Certification, Business Administration


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