cdl truck driver resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

A motivated transportation and logistics professional well-versed in materials management and inventory reconciliation. Current CDL license with Class A endorsement and certifications in pallet jack and forklift operation. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet company goals. A reliable truck driver seeking to obtain and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management, and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy. Bringing more than ten years in logistics and distribution. Punctual and efficient, known for reliability, route planning, and excellent customer interactions. Motivated to provide prompt, friendly, and professional service at all times. Responsible and brings excellent safety record and clean driving history. Dependable in handling end-to-end deliveries without damages. Maintains clean, neat, and professional vehicles. Proficient in operating trucks and trailers and efficiently loading, securing, and unloading products. Well-organized and knowledgeable in meeting customer needs, coordinating paperwork, and meeting company objectives.

  • Inquiry Response
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • GPS Navigation
  • Lockout Remedies
  • Pre-Trip Inspections
  • Equipment Inspection
  • Tractor Trailer Driving
  • Route Logs
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Vehicle Systems
  • Customer Relationships
  • Class a Commercial Driver's License
  • Prevention Techniques
  • Weight Limits
  • Route Management
  • Trailer Maintenance
  • Work Logging
Work History
CDL Truck Driver, 05/2014 - Current
Container Port Group Kansas City, MO,
  • Supervise material flow, storage and global fulfillments.
  • Led warehouse improvements initiatives to advance operational efficiencies.
  • Loaded and unloaded products at warehouses and customer locations using hand trucks, pallet jacks, and forklifts.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against Bills of Lading.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed configuration of equipment.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after every trip and conducted minor repairs.
  • Conducted efficient cargo transfers to maintain route schedules.
  • Completed regular inspections and maintenance actions, as well as basic equipment repairs, to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • Contacted dispatch to report delivery incidents and determine best methods for resolution.
  • Finalized daily logs on schedule to update internal records and uphold DOT requirements.
  • Inspected trucks for malfunctions and reported vehicles to management for corrective action.
  • Secured loads with proper strapping and bracing techniques to prevent damage to valuable assets across long-haul transports.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Maintained safe driving record by observing road rules, remaining cautious, and alert in unfamiliar areas and keeping control of vehicle.
  • Enhanced customer relations by consistently delivering shipments according to schedule and quickly addressing any concerns.
  • Clearly communicated with dispatchers to give updated information on estimated times of arrival and latest road conditions.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing, and weighing products.
  • Kept accurate records of cargo delivery times and vehicle maintenance to provide documentation to dispatch for billing and inventory purposes.
  • Obtained necessary permits and licenses to operate various commercial vehicles legally.
  • Monitored and managed fuel consumption and expenses for management reporting.
  • Utilized GPS and other navigation tools to plan routes and stay on schedule.
Forklift Operator, 05/2010 - 06/2013
Michael Foods Inc Minnetonka, MN,
  • Unloaded and stacked materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Inspected equipment for defects and performed repairs or maintenance tasks.
  • Transported goods between warehouse locations according to shipment and storage needs.
  • Coordinated with other lift truck drivers and production personnel to process orders efficiently.
  • Wrapped pallets in plastic wrap and attached merchandise tags to prepare for shipping.
  • Used strapping and bracing techniques combined with proper balancing to prevent load shifting.
  • Operated forklift in compliance with OSHA guidelines and organizational policies.
  • Maneuvered forklift safely using appropriate load rates and maintaining clear visibility of work areas.
  • Communicated with floor managers to determine merchandise placement.
  • Positioned lifting devices under, over or around loaded pallets or boxes to secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Assessed equipment for damage, wear, battery life, and fluid levels.
Warehouse Supervisor, 03/2010 - 06/2013
Sally Beauty Supply Anchorage, AK,
  • Promoted diligence and culture of safety for drivers and warehouse operations.
  • Supervised warehouse operations by managing employees during shifts.
  • Supervised shipping and receiving, distribution and workplace safety.
  • Revised and developed procedures to reduce risk and achieve compliance.
  • Recorded information, shortages, and discrepancies to keep records current and accurate.
  • Oversaw daily operations and shipping and handling processes.
  • Oversaw inventory control levels and verified compliance with storage and organization processes.
  • Completed daily operations on time and maintained high standards of accuracy.
  • Monitored adherence to safety protocols and company policies by staying attentive to details.
  • Monitored employee performance and offered mentoring and leadership to improve any deficiencies.
  • Supervised shipping and handling operations.
  • Supported production workers in meeting goals without compromising safety and compliance.
  • Started up and shut down processing equipment.
  • Operated warehouse material handling equipment correctly to move loads.
  • Maintained high levels of accuracy in daily operations.
  • Kept detailed records of inventories and merchandise inventory transactions.
  • Used warehouse management software to reconcile daily inventory.
  • Performed troubleshooting to resolve issues with equipment, devices and products.
  • Evaluated supplies and product inventory to check for quality and quantity issues and returned unacceptable materials to vendors.
  • Completed timely and accurate daily logs to keep internal reporting accurate and track materials movements.
  • Cleaned and maintained warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Redesigned warehouse layout to accommodate new equipment, maximize space utilization, and optimize processes.
  • Built motivated warehouse team to consistently accomplish operations goals and exceed performance targets.
  • Boosted warehouse operations performance by overseeing dispatching and setting optimal employee schedules.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1993
Charleston High School - Charleston, MS
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School Attended

  • Charleston High School

Job Titles Held:

  • CDL Truck Driver
  • Forklift Operator
  • Warehouse Supervisor


  • High School Diploma

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