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Summary
Heavy Truck Driver with 11+ years of experience, managing time effectively for delivery purposes, knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and efficient route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR, DAC and criminal record.
Highlights
  • CDL Class A and X 
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Heavy hauling
  • Cargo handling
  • Trained in OSHA safety regulations

 
  • Clean MVR
  • Up-to-date on DOT regulations
  • Excellent map reading skills 
  • Courteous and polite demeanor
  • Dependable and reliable

Experience
March 2017
to
Current
Brenntag Great Lakes Romulus, MI LTL/Tanker Driver

Operate tractor-trailer, doubles, and tanker trucks

Plan travel routes in accordance with applicable traffic and bulk cargo transportation laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines.
Ensure timely deliveries of all goods while preserving quality and integrity of the freight
Inspect vehicle before and after trips, logging and reporting mechanical problems
Detecting and eliminating safety hazards during travel
April 2014
to
March 2017
Brenner Oil Holland, MI Truck Driver
Drive to gas refineries to load product
Deliver product to customer in a safe and efficient manner
Update work log daily
Follow company procedures, safety regulations and traffic laws
Report delays, accidents or other traffic transportation situations to bases
October 2008
to
March 2014
RGM Expediting LLC Belleville, MI Truck Driver
Hauled hazardous and non hazardous material
Maintain vehicle logs, cargo records and billing statements in accordance with regulations
Positioned lifting devices under, over or around loaded pallets, skids and boxes and secured material or product for transport
Load and unload material into containers or onto trucks, using hoist or forklifts
Education
1992
Thomas J. Anderson Southgate, MI High School Diploma
Licenses and Certifiacates

Commercial Drivers Licences (Class A) with Doubles, Hazmat, and Tankers      

No DUI or points

Additional Skills

Operating equipment (pallet jacks, forklifts)

Experience navigating with Google Maps, MapQuest, and mobile GPS systems

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Career Overview
Hardworking and results-oriented delivery professional with vast knowledge of business operations and transportation management. Sales professional with extensive experience in account and customer relationship management. Cultivates, nurtures and maintains long-term customer relationships to boost sales and grow brand visibility.
Core Qualifications
  • Product training and placement
  • National account management
  • Upselling and consultative selling
  • Over the road experience
  • Strategic account development
  • Vendor management
  • New program and promotion implementation
  • Visual merchandising proficiency
Work Experience
OTR Truck Driver 10/2017 to Current K and B Transportation Sioux City, IA
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials
  • Operated tractor-trailer combinations, including doubles and triples.
  • Followed appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Balanced and handled expense accounts for each trip.
  • Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Checked all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate
OTR Truck Driver 07/2015 to Current US Xpress Trucking Chattanooga, TN
  • Submitted a daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Operated a tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned
  • Operated all wheeled vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways
  • Evaluated operational records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize efficiency.
Penske National Account Sales Representative 12/2006 to 07/2015 Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems, LLC Tampa, FL
  • Conduct fleet need evaluations and provide customers with cost analysis and benefits.
  • Identify business opportunities by targeting prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing business solution options.
  • Contact prospect and initiate/develop relationships.
  • Assess customer's needs and discover specific areas where company products and services will benefit/enhance the process.
  • Customer Retention: Responsible for customer's overall satisfaction with company services; monitor satisfaction levels, perform root cause analysis.
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  • Cultivate key relationships with account managers to ensure an open communication channel.
  • Experience in continuous improvement, a solid understanding of product quality and waste reduction and experience in understanding product integrity.
  • Consult with existing and potential key account customers regarding their equipment needs and advise them on all aspects for their tire purchases from Wingfoot.
  • Maintained a central database of key contacts, risk ratings, financial impact and key issues.
  • Built client relationships by acting as the liaison between the customer service and sales teams.
Service Representative/Relief Sales Representative 08/2005 to 12/2006 Pepin Distributing Co Tampa, FL
  • 6 years managing individual service route with excellent client relations, including large chain accounts, as well as smaller independent accounts.
  • Team leader with proficiency in communication with team members, including working with management on training, safety and loss prevention.
  • Submitted all delivery documentation in a timely manner.
  • Established and maintained excellent customer relationships.
  • Answered customer questions regarding delivery promptly and accurately.
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts each day.
  • Organize promotions and special events for Anheuser Busch products.
  • Proficient in Windows based Mobility and Fuji Fujitsu software.
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Professional Summary
Punctual and efficient Driver seeks a position as part of a delivery team with opportunities for professional growth and development. Motivated to provide prompt, friendly and professional service at all times.
Skills
  • Customer-focused
  • Quick learner
  • Inventory management
  • Product stocking
  • Shipping and receiving background
  • Strong communication skills
  • Scanner operation
  • Weights and measures
  • Hand truck operation
  • Electric pallet jack operation
  • Working in coolers and freezers
  • Maneuvering large objects
  • Bending, stooping and turning
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • Multitasking
  • Managing changing priorities
  • Strong work ethic
  • Inventory control
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Opening and closing procedures
  • Shipment processing
  • Adapt to diverse groups
  • Excellent people skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Trained in safe driving techniques
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License
  • Defensive driver training
  • Comfortable with overnight runs
  • Adept at recordkeeping
Work History
Company Truck Driver, 09/2016 to Current
May Trucking Co Salem, Oregon
  • Inspected the truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Reported all accidents, damage and malfunctions involving company equipment to management.
  • Inspected cargo for count accuracy.
  • Successfully avoided time delivery delays by carefully planning best routes.
  • Received pick-ups and delivered them to warehouse.
  • Dispatched for same-day pick ups.
  • Drove multi-stop routes and made deliveries to Store locations.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details
  • Verified each delivery against shipping instructions before delivering to customers.


Sand and Gravel , 06/2016 to 08/2016
ABC Ready Mix Elverta, California
  • Inspected the truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Delivered to residential and commercial locations.
  • Successfully avoided time delivery delays by carefully planning best routes.
  • Dispatched for same-day pick ups.


OTR Company Driver, 04/2016 to 06/2016
CR England Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details
  • Reported any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles
  • Inspected cargo for count accuracy.
  • Successfully avoided time delivery delays by carefully planning best routes.
  • Received pick-ups and delivered them to warehouse.
  • Dispatched for same-day pick ups.
  • Drove multi-stop routes and made deliveries to store locations.
  • Used manual jack to unload at customer site.
Warehouse Associate, 09/2014 to 04/2016
Cardinal Health Elk Grove, California
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Stacked and stored pallets at the end of the shift to keep warehouse clean and organized.
  • Used item numbers to properly stock warehouse.
  • Picked products for specific routes according to pick sheets.
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Inventory Control
  • Accurate Stock Records
  • Pick Pack Fulfillment
  • Tight Deadlines
  • Yearly Inventories
  • Handled Stock Deficiencies
  • Rapid Pace

Rental Associate., 06/2012 to 09/2014
Home Depot Sacramento, California
  • Developed reputation as an efficient service provider with high levels of accuracy.
  • Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Recipient of multiple positive reviews acknowledging dedication to excellent customer service.
  • Answered questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Demonstrated use and care of merchandise.
  • Greeted customers and ascertained customers' needs.
  • Prepared sales slips and sales contracts.
  • Helped customers with questions, problems and complaints in person and via telephone.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain the visual appeal of the store.
  • Verified that all customers received receipts for purchases.
  • Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greetings and excellent service.



Over-Night Logistics and Receiving , 04/2010 to 02/2012
Target Sacramento, California
  • Unload Temperature controlled loads with power equipment and supervise flow team.
  • Receive and unload multiple trucks daily.
  • Maintain professional relationships with Vendors and delivery drivers.
  • Backstock and inventory all excess in-bound products.
  • Labor Management. 
  • Log all temperature controlled loads.
  • ​Lead and manage Back Room and Sales floor teams.
  • Excellent Problem Solving Skills


Education
GED: Current
Discovery High School - Natomas California
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Summary
Truck Driver with expertise in operating 18-wheelers and box trucks. Clean driving record, CDL and current HAZMAT Endorsement.
Skills
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Doubles and Triples specialist
  • Up-to-date on DOT regulations
  • Clean MVR
  • Courteous and polite demeanor
  • Trained in all states for safety regulations
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Operation of refrigerated trailers
  • Over the road experience
Experience
OTR Driver 01/2014 10/2016 Covenant Transportation Chattanooga, TN Operated all wheeled vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways. Obeyed traffic laws, and follow established traffic and transportation procedures. Performed routine maintenance on vehicles and auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank. Read maps and followed written and verbal geographic directions. Secured cargo against inclement weather, pilferage, and damage. Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations. Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
Delivery Driver 02/2011 08/2013 TLC Delivery Service Reno, NV Selected the most efficient routes in compliance with delivery instructions and fuel policy. Presented customers with bills and receipts and collected payments for goods delivered. Resolved customer complaints and adjusted orders. Prepared and delivered high valued art and cabinets. Verified the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers.
Boom Truck Operator 01/2009 06/2011 Advanced Warnings Tulsa, OK Provide safe, high quality boom truck operation in a manner concurrent with all on-track operating procedures, and possess, at minimum, a valid Class B CDL with Hazardous Materials endorsement. Provide the necessary manpower and maintain a level of performance that results in achieving high safety and quality work standards.
OTR Driver 08/2008 01/2009 Knight Transportation Phoenix, AZ Obeyed traffic laws, and follow established traffic and transportation procedures. Performed inside delivery for customers. Performed walk-around inspection of 48 foot tractor trailer. Delivered in 53 foot tractor trailer with maximum of 18 pallets. Checked all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load. Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation. Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times. Cleaned, wrapped, and labeled outgoing orders. Exceeded customer product expectations by maintaining equipment to product quality products. Planned work and determined appropriate tools and equipment. Processed work orders and prioritized jobs. Provided equipment installations for a developing residential community of 40 units, working successfully according to project plans and quality standards. Reduced downtime during production by maintaining equipment and reducing unnecessary maintenance.
Education and Training
Truck Driving School
HAZMAT Certification - Doubles and Triples - Tanker Endorsement- Flagging