Logistics and transportation professional , accomplished in supply and demand planning, distribution requirements planning and inventory control.
Knowledge in negotiating with shippers and brokers on rates and , scheduling shipments on timely manner. Scheduling pickup times for freight and appointments for delivery's . Managing Employees for freight pickup and delivery . assist drivers when in need of road side emergency repairs .
. Works well independently
. Rate negotiations
Self motivated, I have many times self taught myself in Negotiating with shippers and brokers . Many times when I was working on the road for myself I needed to figure out many aspects of running the business for myself on a daily bases to get the job done , all while i was doing operation of the trucking , loading and unloading and driving.
Started my own trucking company in 2011 as a dump truck asphalt paving company . After the first season I sold truck and purchased a Semi truck and Flat bed trailer . I spent the next 4 years finding all of my own work, negotiating rates with shippers and brokers. I did all the maintenance and parts ordering . I also did all the billing and record keeping daily which included log books , receipts and Dot federal and state regulations . Set up appointments for picking up and delivery of shipments . sitting up meetings with prospective shipping clients .
Drive semi truck and trailer loaded with waste refuse to waste management landfill in Ontanogon , Mi 98,000 lbs twice each day . kept Dot logging records daily , pretrip and post trip safety inspections of all equipment . report all equipment repair to repair maintenance dept .
Delivered and pickup grocery's and dairy products . Delivered to large chain stores through out the UP of Michigan. daily truck and trailer safety inspections and daily dot log book record keeping .
Customer service and phone repair scheduling. Ordering parts and keeping excel spread sheets updated with parts cost and overhead cost . keeping daily logs for both the trucking updated for federal and state regulations,and the auto and truck repair shop .
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