Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy & Development (Walmart China) @ Walmart
Bachelor's degree @
Brigham Young University
Senior Director, Direct Imports (Walmart China) @ Lead the Direct Imports team for Walmart China, establishing the strategy, processes, and structure that will enable the business to significantly increase direct import volumes for both the Hypermarket and Sam's Club divisions. The Direct Imports team has full responsibility for managing the end-to-end Supply Chain for imports including regulatory,
Senior Director, Direct Imports (Walmart China) @ Lead the Direct Imports team for Walmart China, establishing the strategy, processes, and structure that will enable the business to significantly increase direct import volumes for both the Hypermarket and Sam's Club divisions. The Direct Imports team has full responsibility for managing the end-to-end Supply Chain for imports including regulatory, item registration, transportation and customs clearance. From September 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) ChinaSenior Director, Global Sourcing @ Lead a global team of fifteen associates responsible for the strategic development and sourcing of Walmart's Goods Not for Resale products, or Indirect Sourcing of goods. Purchasing a portfolio of nearly $5 Billion of products sourced around the world with end use in each of the 27 countries in which Walmart operates globally, we utilize a variety of tools to obtain the lowest cost of goods including eAuctions, global Rfx execution, and factory direct sourcing. From March 2012 to September 2013 (1 year 7 months) Director, Global Trade @ I was responsible for developing a holistic strategy for sourcing globally, utilizing the following levers:
* Optimize Walmart's global sourcing operations to maximize opportunities to reduce cost of goods through utilization of various duty minimization strategies - trade agreements, product engineering and trade lane segmentation.
* Drive supply chain efficiencies with recommendations based on trade knowledge and intelligence for multiple retail markets and formats.
* Lead business engagement with government agencies and non-government trade groups to provide new market access to products currently blocked by non-tariff barriers.
* Assist in determining optimal tax efficient structure for sourcing product. From August 2011 to March 2012 (8 months) Director, Global Branded Imports @ Leverage Walmart's global buying capacity, logistical efficiencies and supplier relationships to improve profitability by developing merchandise programs for international markets and sourcing products directly. Negotiate with suppliers to obtain improved pricing and access to key product lines. Developed a comprehensive strategy for sourcing packaged goods, and seafood, globally. From November 2009 to August 2011 (1 year 10 months) Senior Manager, Global Branded Imports @ From June 2008 to November 2009 (1 year 6 months) Senior Manager, Category Development @ Analyzed market research and consumer trends to develop a strategic plan for consumables categories to improve market share in China, Mexico, Canada, England and Brazil. Developed a global launch strategy for laundry compaction, leveraging key consumer insights and test market results. From June 2007 to June 2008 (1 year 1 month) Sales Account Manager @ Managed a diverse, global customer base of manufacturing customers for PET resin and polyester textile products. Provided full support for customer needs including development of new product lines to meet niche opportunities. Negotiated new and extended contracts, resolving such issues as rate increases, payment schedules, and rebate incentives. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years)
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Strategy, Marketing @ Thunderbird School of Global Management From 2005 to 2007 Bachelor's degree, Business Management, Finance @ Brigham Young University From 1997 to 2003 Tyler Crawford is skilled in: Import, Sales, Supply Chain, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Inventory Management, International Trade, Global Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Retail, Merchandising, Inventory Control, Sourcing, Strategy, Purchasing, Pricing, Business Strategy, Management
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