cdl class a driver resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Experienced Truck Driver with expertise operating 18-wheelers and box trucks. Brings clean driving record, CDL A license. Customer-oriented and skilled at promoting customer retention, assisting with loading and unloading and completing accurate logs and paperwork.

Dependable team member trained in register operations and customer service. Contributes to smooth front-end operations and goes beyond requirements to handle customer needs. Reliable, team-oriented, and efficiently completes assignments.

  • Refrigerated Trailers Operation
  • Cargo Handling
  • Route Management
  • Clean MVR
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • Decision Making
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Problem-Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Planning Ability
  • Courteous and Polite Demeanor
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Cdl A licensed
  • Covid-19 vaccinated
09/2022 to Current CDL Class A Driver Tech Air | Kansas City, KS,
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo as well.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip safety and maintenance checks to reduce hazards.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Managed unexpected emergencies and route changes with calm and professionalism.
  • Maintained ongoing communications with transportation supervisor of operations to keep teammates informed.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
05/2015 to 09/2022 Route Sales Representative Schwan's | Stilwell, OK,
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Identified prospective customers by using business directories and following leads from existing clients.
  • Issued sales promotion materials to customers to boost sales.
  • Kept accurate logs of all deliveries and trips.
  • Resolved customers' complaints regarding products or services.
  • Promoted positive relationships with customers to maintain consistent sales.
  • Maintained positive attitude when dealing with customers and other team members.
  • Utilized company vehicle to deliver and sell products to clients with focus on optimizing customer experience.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to coordinate delivery times.
  • Followed safety rules to keep clean driving record with no accidents or incidents.
  • Planned and organized routes within territory to maximize efficiency and time.
05/2012 to 05/2015 Route Sales Representative Schwan's | Bloomington, MN,
  • Organized merchandise and sales promotion displays to attract customers.
  • Kept accurate logs of all deliveries and trips.
  • Collected money, provided change and recorded transactions on receipts.
  • Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods, collecting payment for services when required.
  • Ascertained which routes would provide fastest access to customer sites, allotting for various factors such as weather and road conditions.
  • Followed safety rules to keep clean driving record with no accidents or incidents.
  • Protected company inventory by maintaining and organizing storage areas.
  • Inspected cargo for damages, irregularities and incorrect information.
  • Used electric forklifts and electric pallets to safely move pallets of merchandise.
  • Checked conditions and weights of vessels to drive cleanliness and compliance with loading procedures.
  • Positioned lifting devices to move loaded pallets, boxes to designated areas.
  • Helped in the warehouse as well when needed and supported teammates out in the fields.
  • Trained and developed new route sales representatives.
10/2006 to 05/2012 Department Supervisor Rooms To Go | Open Sands, FL,
  • Supervised receiving and stockroom activities to identify opportunities with inventory and prevent shrinkage.
  • Maintained detailed and accurate accounting records by overseeing documentation of sales, purchases and requisitions.
  • Supervised multiple employees in 5 different departments and delegated each one with tasks and responsibilities.
  • Put together store's large displays.
  • Mentored employees in management of complicated sales, complex issues and difficult customers.
  • Assessed displays for proper stock, checked store organization and kept aisles clear of obstacles.
  • Maintained high merchandising standards by building attractive displays and monitoring inventory levels.
  • Raised profits by setting ambitious sales goals for employees, encouraging sales staff, prioritizing customer service and resolving customer issues.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Addressed employee issues and conflicts to provide input, feedback and coaching.
  • Delegated tasks appropriate to individual employees to provide development opportunities.
  • Organized and completed weekly schedules to ensure each shift was adequately covered.
  • Achieved sales goals and business objectives by motivating staff and promoting teamwork.
  • Connected with customers to provide assistance and collect feedback to optimize operations.
  • Trained and mentored new associates on department policies and procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2012 to to Certified | M.A. Everest College - City of Industry, La Puente, CA GPA:
Expected in 06/2006 to to High School Diploma | Los Osos High School, Rancho Cucamonga, CA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Everest College - City of Industry
  • Los Osos High School

Job Titles Held:

  • CDL Class A Driver
  • Route Sales Representative
  • Route Sales Representative
  • Department Supervisor


  • Certified
  • High School Diploma

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