delivery driver resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Bringing 25 Years of driving with trainer experience and a clean license. Detail-oriented team player with strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy. Seeking to maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management, and problem-solving skills. Punctual and efficient Driver known for reliability, route planning, and excellent customer interactions. Motivated to provide prompt, friendly, and professional service at all times. Customer-oriented transportation team member with proven safety skills and impeccable driving history. Log daily activities, coordinate customer documentation, and collect payments to meet recordkeeping requirements. Skillfully plan efficient daily routes to meet customer needs and maximize delivery schedules. Generates sales leads. Forklift experience. Availability to work a flexible schedule. Can operate a tractor-trailer combination in all types of weather, while safely transporting hazardous/non-hazardous materials.

  • Freight Expertise
  • GPS and Route Planning
  • Heavy Hauling
  • Knowledge of State Roads and Highways
  • Time Management
  • Route Logs
  • Double-Trailer Driving
  • Route Management
  • Forklift Operation
  • Safe Driver Training
  • Customer Service
  • Pallet Jack Operation
  • Local Routes Understanding
  • Map Reading Skills
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Double and Triple Trailers
  • Attention to Detail
  • Familiarity with DOT Regulations
  • Experienced Manual Transmission Driver
  • Advanced Planning
  • Excellent Sense of Direction
  • Trip Planning
  • Current CDL License
  • Pre-Trip and Post-Trip Inspections
  • Local Delivery
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Vehicle Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Delivery Schedule Development
  • Logistics Knowledge
  • Delivery Record Keeping
  • Responsible Driver
  • Materials Transport
  • Licensing Requirements
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Overnight Runs
  • Commercial Driving Experience
  • Dependability and Honesty
  • Delivery Verification
  • Efficiency and Time Management
  • Contactless Deliveries
  • Secure Loads
  • Work Order Management
  • Tractor Trailer Driving
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Documentation
  • Fleet Safety Certified
  • Safety
CDI Driving School Forsyth, GA, Expected in 03/1999 Class A CDL - Truck Driver : Class A CDL With X Endorsement Hazmat - GPA :
La Grange High School La Grange, GA, Expected in 08/1985 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Poolcorp - Delivery Driver
Laguna Hills, CA, 06/2022 - Current
  • Always performed pre-trip inspections and carefully loaded trucks verified the accuracy of all deliveries against order forms, completed balancing, properly Inspected and secured items to prevent damage to delivery items and checked for damages, performed a post-trip inspection, and cleaned the interior of the cab and trailer maintained delivery vehicles regularly to keep in safe working order, identified mechanical issues, completed basic repairs, and reported serious concerns to management.
  • Successfully completed on-time deliveries, using effective planning and organizational skills, avoided delays by choosing the quickest, safest, and most efficient routes, worked with road knowledge read maps, followed oral, and written instructions, and used GPS technology to complete and expedite deliveries to meet customer deadlines and requirements on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs, Communicated with dispatchers to stay informed of changes to routes and delivery schedules
  • Operated vehicles safely in urban and rural areas, expertly made a high volume of deliveries in highly congested areas with no traffic violations, Complied with truck driving rules as well as company policies and procedures regarding safe vehicle operations, Minimized company liability and risks to loads by obeying traffic laws.
  • Promoted customer satisfaction by carefully sacking materials in the area of customer's request, protecting people and equipment from hazardous materials by using correct procedures, having an upbeat, positive attitude in busy, customer-focused environments, Managing customer inquiries and complaints in a polite and professional manner, and maintaining company and customer data confidentiality, addressing or escalating concerns for a quick resolution, fostering positive work relationships with regular customers
  • Worked scheduled hours as required and took on available shifts during holidays and busy periods, Documented mileage, deliveries, pickups, customer issues, and damages, Filled out load paperwork and DOT-mandated log books throughout the entire shift.
Poolcorp - CDL Owner/Operator
Littleton, CO, 11/2020 - 06/2022
  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts, and costs.
  • Evaluated suppliers to maintain cost controls and improve operations.
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for successfully operating business.
  • Introduced new methods, practices, and systems to reduce turnaround time.
  • Adhered to regulatory and policy changes and made necessary adjustments to maintain overall success.
  • Prepared bank deposits and handled business sales, returns and transaction reports.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency across industry operations.
  • Established foundational processes for business operations.
Southeastern Freight Lines - Delivery Driver
City, STATE, 05/2005 - 06/2020
  • Always did pre/post trip truck and trailer inspections
  • Scanned area before delivery for safety risks
  • Used strategic backing and maneuvering skills upon arrival to difficult drop-off locations
  • Used pallet jack upon delivery to assist customer place items in their requested area
  • Safely drove singles/doubles
  • Clean driving record, Safety Conscious, Knowledge of traffic/DOT laws, Basic, vehicle maintenance, properly secured items to prevent damage for deliveries.
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing best and most efficient routes, and completed rush deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
  • Operated vehicle safely in highly congested areas with no traffic violations.
  • Delivered packages to customer doorsteps and business offices.
  • Verified accuracy of all deliveries against order forms.
  • Worked scheduled hours as required and took on available shifts during holidays and busy periods.
  • Kept detailed records of deliveries and money received from customers.
  • Experience planning routes completion and accuracy, Loading, used GPS system to ensure timely based on road conditions, delivery, maintained alertness, Safely and Promptly obeyed all traffic
  • Map reading, Accuracy, Data laws, following all company procedures to safely unload, carefully input knowledge, Electronic stacked materials in area of customers' request, establishing good log /paper log data input, working relationship with all customers, Reported delays,
  • Able to back trailers, accidents, traffic, and transportation situations to dispatch, presented
  • Navigation, Loading/ delivery of documents to dispatch, cleaned, and did post-trip truck
  • Unloading without incidents, trailer inspection
  • Tight maneuvering
  • Maintained communication, on radio/cellular phone
Swift Transportation - Truck Driver/Trainer
City, STATE, 03/1999 - 05/2005
  • Long-distance OTR driver transporting cargo between locations
  • Trained new hires
  • Problem-solving, Decision making
  • Drove singles and doubles, Obtained/verified all shipping documents
  • Fueling, Customer service, completion, and accuracy, Inspected all shipment items for damages
  • Promptness, did pre-trip truck /trailer inspection, adjusted route to ensure doubles, triples, and Tankers, prompt deliveries as per company policy
  • Hazmat endorsement
  • Arrived at shipment locations without incident
  • Hauling, air brake certification, defensive driving
  • Swift Transportation, No DUI/Points on license
  • Minimized delays by planning and adjusting routes to account for changing weather and traffic conditions.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by following regulations and safety procedures, resulting in zero accidents.
  • Dropped and hooked trailers and changed the configuration of equipment.
  • Maximized load safety by balancing, securing, and weighing products.
  • Inspected trucks for malfunctions and reported vehicles to management for corrective action.
  • Completed regular inspections, maintenance actions, and basic equipment repairs to keep equipment operating at peak levels.
  • Operated with safety and skill to avoid accidents and delays.
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Monitored and managed fuel consumption and expenses for management reporting.
  • Kept accurate records of cargo delivery times and vehicle maintenance to provide documentation to dispatch for billing and inventory purposes.
  • Utilized GPS and other navigation tools to plan routes and stay on schedule.
  • Communicated with dispatchers and other office personnel to handle two-way updates and adjust daily schedules.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine nature of load and checked for presence of hazardous materials.
  • Documented mileage, deliveries, pickups, customer issues and damages.
  • Obtained necessary permits and licenses to operate various commercial vehicles legally.
  • Answered roadside assistance calls for tows and other vehicle support.
  • Completed preventive maintenance checks and basic repairs to vehicles.
  • Conferred with dispatch to relay delays, receive route, and adjust plans to meet daily targets.
  • Determined quickest and safest routes for delivery by using effective planning and organizational skills.
  • Inspected load security and checked for damages.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after trips and logged and reported mechanical problems to avoid unsafe hazards.
  • Fastened chains, straps, covers, and binders to secure load during transit.
  • Complied with truck driving rules as well as company policies and procedures regarding safe vehicle operations.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • AWARDS, recipients updated with estimated delivery changes.15- year safety award

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • CDI Driving School
  • La Grange High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Delivery Driver
  • CDL Owner/Operator
  • Delivery Driver
  • Truck Driver/Trainer


  • Class A CDL - Truck Driver
  • High School Diploma

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