Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.
Analyzed operational performance and implemented plans to attain organizational and financial goals. Conducted yearly Budgeting and Forecasting for each of my 6 terminals.
Directed investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.
Monitored spending to ensure that expenses are consistent with approved budgets.
Managed day-to-day shipping and receiving, typically overseeing more than 1,000,000 lbs of steel a day.
Created and enforced policies and procedures for entire logistics team.
Reported maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment.
Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
Manage 6 different terminal simultaneously in WI, IL, IN and MO.
Tracked orders using functional systems and coordinated with warehouse workers to ensure proper storage and distribution of products.
Facilitated Quarterly Driver and Teammate meetings to discuss Business Metrics, New Business, and Safety.
Managed conflict resolution around driver needs and concerns about their daily tasks or schedules.
Effectively managed all day to day operations for our Indianapolis IN terminal. I was responsible for starting this operation from the ground up. I successfully opened up a terminal, hired a staff of drivers, and work to implement the workflow process of this facility so that we could begin taking care of our customers in a more regionalized setting.
After successful implementation of this terminal I was then promoted to take over an entire Transportation Dept. with McLane located in Charlotte NC. There I oversaw the daily workflow for 130 drivers, 6 transportation operations managers, and several administrative assistants.
After successful implementation of this terminal I was then promoted to take over an entire Transportation Dept. with Mclane located in Charlotte NC. There I oversaw the daily workflow for 130 drivers, 6 transportation operations managers, and several administrative assistants.
I facilitated quarterly driver and teammate meetings, and safety demonstrations in regards to safe work practices and DOT requirements when it came to our tractor and trailer equipment. I encourage teammate engagement and utilized feedback on what they would like to see in up coming meetings.
I was responsible for all safety aspects, incident investigation, and re-training of any teammate involved in an injury or accident.
I managed all payroll and identified any issues and worked to get them resolved before payroll finished up.
I was responsible for all yearly budgeting and forecasting of my facilities.
I was highly involved in all hiring and efficient training of all new teammates and operations Managers.
I worked with my peers to help build a driver training plan that would span a 4 week on the job training regimen outlining all daily activities of our drivers to help all new teammates make the adjustment to 100% touch freight and succeed in a fast paced and very physical environment.
I was promoted rapidly through various roles and management positions within Celadon Trucking. I exceled in my roles by adding value in my day to day activities based on strong financial, operating, team building, and team leadership performance. I successfully managed a planning team that controlled all OTR truck loads and dedicated loads on the East Coast.
I was responsible for the daily forecasting of our trucking needs and load booking so that we could maintain 100% fleet utilization of all inbound trucks on a daily basis.
I lead by example in my department by working closely with my teammates to over come challenges and obstacles that we could face in the trucking industry, and worked fluidly with our customer service department if any issues arose with our ability to pick up any loads for the day.
I was then moved into Trucking operations and oversaw 15 fleet managers, and driver groups including company drivers, and owner operators.
I was responsible for the hiring and training of all new fleet managers that came on board with the company.
Facilitated daily meetings with my team to see if we had any issues on the road that anyone needed help with, and worked seamlessly with our night team to ensure all operations and driver needs were covered for the night.
Tracked and Monitored all fleet activity based on utilization, and revenue. I was worked closely with my teammates to ensure that anyone who may be below expectations got the help they needed to succeed in difficult situations.
I was responsible for the overall day to day operations of the transportation department. I managed a driver workforce on a daily basis to ensure that we provided overall superior customer service to our customers.
I worked with drivers through the training process, and ensured that they were up to par before they were released from training. I would conduct ride alongs with all new onboarding teammates to ensure they were fully trained and capable to function in a fast paced and very physical environment.
I was responsible for knowing and understanding all FMSCA DOT guidelines and enforcing those rules on a daily basis to ensure that drivers are following all rules and working in compliance with the laws laid out in the FMSCA guide book.
I was responsible for coaching and holding accountability amongst the driver team when compliance of the DOT rules had been violated.
I would conduct monthly audits of all driver paper logs to ensure compliance in the event we were to ever be audited by the DOT, and would have all mistakes corrected before paperwork would get filed away.
I worked closely with our maintenance providers to ensure that our equipment was being worked on and would gather daily updates to ensure that I had enough equipment for our team to work with during dispatch.
I managed all daily financial transactions between McLane and its Transportation Vendors to ensure proper accruals each month, and to monitor our budgets to not exceed our budgeted numbers.
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