independent contract driver resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and highly-motivated with desire to take on new challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Decision Making
  • Cargo Security
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • GPS Applications
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Critical Thinking
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Time Management
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Map Reading
  • Work Logging
  • Customer Relations
  • Forklift Operation
  • Quantity and Quality Assessments
  • Hydraulic and Manual Lifts
  • Cargo Trucks
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Word Processing
  • Mechanical Troubleshooting
  • Dependable and Cooperative
  • Visual Inspection
  • Flatbed Trailers
  • Electric Hand Trucks
  • Logistics Coordination
  • Goods Wrapping and Security
  • Inventory Taking
  • Document Verification
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Delivery Documentation
  • Problem-Solving
  • Delivery Instructions Verification
  • Materials Movement
  • Staging and Sorting
  • Pallet Disassembly and Assembly
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Equipment Repair and Maintenance
  • Skid, Platform and Car Emptying
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • Safety Awareness
  • Wrapping and Banding
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Support
  • People Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Active Listening
  • Supervision & Leadership
Education and Training
Lincoln Technical Institute Grand Prairie, TX, Expected in 05/2010 Certificate : Core Type 1 - GPA :
Lincoln Technical Institute Grand Prairie, TX, Expected in 01/2010 GED : - GPA :
Pronto - Independent Contract Driver
City, STATE, 01/2021 - Current
  • Followed regular schedule of pickups for individual customers and groups.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Responded quickly to customer complaints and gathered pertinent information to make educated decisions for remediation.
  • Added fluids, checked tires and kept interior and exterior spotless as part of vehicle upkeep.
  • Managed unexpected emergencies and route changes with calm and professionalism.
  • Transported and safely delivered items to prevent damage or loss.
  • Handled merchandise in accordance with product handling standards.
  • Loaded trucks and safely secured merchandise to prevent damage during transportation.
  • Navigated routes with relevant map programs and GPS systems.
  • Delivered rush merchandise on tight schedules to meet customer targets.
  • Communicated frequently with dispatch to relay route changes and delays impacting customer delivery timetables.
IB Roofing Systems - Warehouse/Forklift Driver/Machinists
City, STATE, 10/2017 - 06/2020
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Picked and palletized orders to build delivery loads.
  • Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.
  • Performed inventory control using computerized tools, physical counts and cycle counts and kept quality standards high for audits, thereby quantifying accurate inventory counts.
  • Inspected forklift daily before operating, corrected low fluid levels and followed operating procedures, guidelines and safety rules.
  • Followed daily servicing plan to perform routine checks on forklift equipment.
  • Reviewed work orders to determine material and equipment needed to execute freight movement.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
Regal Plastics - Solar Energy Consultant/Designer/Sales Representative
City, STATE, 12/2010 - 10/2017
  • Developed expertise in renewable energy and smart home products to better serve customers' needs and promote products.
  • Selected solar energy products, systems and services according to electrical energy requirements, site conditions, price and other factors.
  • Attended product training, workshops and conferences to maintain current understanding of industry trends and advancements.
  • Understood and followed oral and written directions.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.
  • Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.
  • Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.
  • Located, pulled and prepared orders.
  • Boxed, labeled and added shrink wrapping to items.
  • Received, inspected and stocked incoming shipments.
  • Handled maintenance tasks on equipment by checking fuel, lubricants, oil, antifreeze, tires and general condition.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.

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School Attended

  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Lincoln Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Contract Driver
  • Warehouse/Forklift Driver/Machinists
  • Solar Energy Consultant/Designer/Sales Representative


  • Certificate
  • GED

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