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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hard working individual with good communication skills and strong work ethics No moving violations and no criminal record. Willing to work close with others to get the job done. Get along well with others .

  • [Type] vehicles expertise
  • Confidentiality understanding
  • Driving and transportation
  • Passenger support
  • Route management
  • Safe driving techniques
  • Safety protocols
  • Schedule management
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Organization
  • Planning and coordination
  • Supervision
  • Communications
Driver, 10/2018 - 03/2020
Post Holdings New Hope, MN,
  • Logged daily mileage, gas and other data in [Software].
  • Maintained clean safety record with no accidents or incidents.
  • Achieved consistently high customer scores due to exceptional service.
  • Planned optimal routes to minimize delays and maximize time efficiency.
  • Practiced safe and secure loading methods to avoid damaging goods.
  • Maintained solid connections with established customers to promote new products.
  • Completed pre- and post-trip safety inspections to record and report any defects and malfunctions.
  • Consulted with customers to gain feedback and address concerns with products or services.
  • Completed order forms and collected payments to keep customer accounts current.
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers to determine any discrepancies.
  • Operated delivery vehicles [Number] days per week, averaging [Number] miles on road and [Number] customers served.
  • Performed activities on time while maintaining regular attendance and punctuality to support scheduling and work coverage.
  • Delivered goods and services to customers on time and in excellent condition.
  • Coordinated with team members and remained flexible in work scheduling.
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise efficiently to meet demanding route targets.
  • Managed records by tracking mileage, maintenance and expenses with [Software].
  • Positioned lifting devices under or around loaded pallets and boxes to secure materials for transport.
  • Logged deliveries in [Type] system, including drop-off times and any special conditions.
  • Maintained optimal safety by adapting driving to match current traffic conditions and applying defensive strategies to avoid accidents.
  • Interacted with customers pleasantly to meet needs and drive satisfaction.
  • Presented bills and receipts to customers to collect payments for goods delivered or unloaded.
  • Inspected vehicle before and after every trip to assess performance and maintenance requirements.
  • Drove trucks to and from job sites to deliver workers and supplies.
  • Saved over $[Amount] in potential vehicle repair costs by performing [Timeframe] safety and maintenance checks.
  • Cleaned vehicle regularly to maintain professional appearance.
  • Utilized GPS to optimize routes and continuously meet estimated delivery times.
  • Checked vehicle after each shift for any damage and made sure it was properly cleaned and maintained.
  • Demonstrated professional conduct with clients to deliver outstanding customer service.
CDL a OTR Driver, 09/2015 - 10/2018
Stericycle Selma, NC,
  • Delivered products and freight to customers both locally and long distance.
  • Handled loading and unloading of goods and freight from tractor-trailers, heavy-duty trucks and flatbed vehicles.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Coordinated shipping papers, customer documents and daily logs to maintain accurate records.
  • Maintained accurate driving records to meet federal regulations and laws.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Documented and maintained daily logs, expense reports, trip reports and inspection reports.
  • Performed thorough truck cleaning, oil and water changes and tire pressure checks and arranged for any service required.
  • Communicated with dispatcher and customer regarding schedule changes and with customer to confirm specific delivery location instructions.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Mastered trucking regulations, traffic laws and trucking standards resulting in safe on-time deliveries and satisfied customers.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Loaded and unloaded freight, paying special attention to fragile items and carefully security every load for optimal protection and balance.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Inspected the vehicle daily to make sure all parts were properly functioning.
  • Reported promptly to management any traffic accidents or mechanical breakdowns and coordinated with other fleet drivers on handling and delivery.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Interacted with company dispatchers to alert of any issues or delays.
  • Drove [Number] hours or day with average of [Number] miles to achieve consistent on-time delivery.
  • Planned each route with up-to-date GPS support, accounting for weather or construction delays to enable on-time deliveries.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Communicated with dispatcher to relay and receive information about route changes and delays, quickly adjusting plans to maintain schedules.
  • Loaded and unloaded truck contents and prepared and confirmed correct and complete freight paperwork.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Practiced safe, courteous and defensive driving to avoid causing accidents and to maintain positive public image toward company named on truck.
  • Secured freight within truck and verified delivery of goods on-time and in good condition.
  • Hauled oversized cargo and transported hazardous materials only after verifying proper signage.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Kept vehicles in good operating condition with thorough inspections and basic maintenance.
  • Contacted manager with critical issues to ensure effective problem-solving.
  • Planned routes using personal knowledge and GPS mapping software to optimize strategies.
  • Secured freight during breaks and stops to avoid theft.
  • Charted upcoming routes using both GPS technology and maps.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Executed thorough truck inspection before each trip, each day of trip and after trip to verify safety and good mechanical condition.
  • Dropped off deliveries within scheduled timeframes.
  • Drove heavy-duty trucks across [Number] states, averaging [Number] miles driven per day.
  • Operated heavy-duty trucks and [Type] trailers to complete long distance deliveries of [Type] products.
  • Maintained accurate records of all correspondence with customers and freight recipients.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
Delivery Driver, 09/2004 - 09/2015
U-Haul Somerville, MA,
  • Satisfied recordkeeping demands with accurate invoicing, shipping paperwork coordination and daily logs outlining field activities.
  • Consulted with customers to gain feedback and address concerns with products or services.
  • Answered customer questions regarding shipments.
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted orders.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Communicated frequently with dispatch to relay route changes and delays impacting customer delivery timetables.
  • Located and selected merchandise to verify against delivery sheet specifications.
  • Identified and pursued opportunities to upsell additional products and services, bringing in $[Amount] in extra revenue each month.
  • Reported [Type] and [Type] incidents to [Job title] for recommendations for assistance and resolution.
  • Notified branch management of any vehicle safety concerns and issues.
  • Went [Number] days operating motor vehicles without accident.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to coordinate delivery times.
  • Completed daily pre-trip inspection checklist before first delivery with [Number]% accuracy rate.
  • Completed [Number] pre- and post-trip truck inspections to report and record any defects or malfunctions.
  • Handled merchandise in accordance with product handling standards.
  • Checked vehicle's fluid levels and tire pressure and scheduled any required repairs.
  • Handled customer service complaints with utmost professionalism and knowledgeable responses to maintain trust and company loyalty.
  • Presented customers with bills and receipts and collected $[Amount] worth of payments for goods delivered.
  • Picked up and delivered cargo in tractor-trailer with expert knowledge of roads, highways and interstates.
  • Operated and maintained heavy equipment safely, including forklifts, stair climbers and pallet jacks.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process all paperwork efficiently.
  • Selected and adjusted routes to maximize vehicle fuel economy and decrease delivery times by [Number]%.
  • Increased fuel economy by [Number]% through [Task] and [Task].
  • Reviewed over [Number] daily delivery documents and orders and reported any errors found on delivery documents to supervisor.
  • Directed efficient product loading and checked load balance to prevent on-the-road incidents.
  • Inspected and maintained gas, oil and water levels as well as tires, lights and brakes.
  • Pulled and reviewed [Number] daily customer tickets to successfully fulfill orders.
  • Notified customers of potential late deliveries, which resulted in [Number]% decrease in calls to company support line.
  • Changed tires and installed light bulbs, fuses and tire chains.
  • Exceeded productivity goals by [Number]% through effective routing and planning.
  • Maintained solid connections with established customers to promote new products.
  • Operated delivery vehicles [Number] days per week, averaging [Number] miles on road and [Number] customers served.
  • Avoided delivery delays by carefully planning best routes with GPS.
  • Loaded and unloaded [Number] trailers each day.
  • Verified contents of [Number] daily inventory loads against Bills of Lading with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Completed order forms and collected payments to keep customer accounts current.
  • Grouped and routed deliveries according to designated areas to maintain efficient delivery times.
  • Resolved customer problems and complaints effectively by [Action].
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise at stores and vendor locations.
  • Collected payment from customers by [Action], made change and provided receipts.
  • Operated manual and mechanical equipment safely to minimize injury and accident risks.
  • Drove up to [Number] miles daily using [Type] vehicle to deliver [Product or Service].
  • Verified loads against shipping papers.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Obtained signatures on all invoices and credits to stay on top of paperwork requirements.
  • Coordinated with [Job title] to get delivery route information and changes.
  • Verified sales orders before loading and unloading merchandise.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Delivered rush merchandise on tight schedules to meet customer targets.
  • Delivered rush merchandise on tight schedules to meet customer targets.
Education and Training
: Law Enforcement, Expected in
El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX
Status -

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School Attended

  • El Paso Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Driver
  • CDL a OTR Driver
  • Delivery Driver


  • Some College (No Degree)

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