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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced Truck Driver offering solid work ethic, safe driving history and stable background in diverse transportation roles. Knowledgeable about trucks and trailers, including loading, unloading and securing different types of products. Well-coordinated in handling all customer, documentation and business needs.

Knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations. Over 16 years of experience on road. Experienced using GPS to determine efficient routes. Hardworking individual with more than 16 years of safe driving. Long-haul and regional driving background.

Responsible Truck Driver with expertise in planning routes, collecting payments and resolving customer service issues.

Bringing years of related experience, advanced inspection skills and defensive driving abilities. Service-oriented with strong attention to detail and systematic approach to safety. Experienced in operating 18-wheelers and box trucks. Brings clean driving record, CDL Tx license and current HAZMAT endorsement. Customer-oriented and skilled at promoting customer retention, assisting with loading and unloading and completing accurate logs and paperwork.

Skills
  • Clean MVR
  • Route Management
  • Tanker and Hazmat Endorsements
  • Cargo Handling
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Delivery Instructions Verification
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem-Solving
  • Dangerous Goods Transportation
  • Time Management
  • Map Reading
  • Attention to Detail
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Truck Weighing
  • Truck Cab Computer Operation
  • GPS Applications
  • Trailer Coupling and Uncoupling
  • Delivery Documentation
  • Decision Making
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Truck Maneuvering
  • Work Logging
  • Vehicle Defect or Damage Reporting
  • CB Radio Communication
  • Cargo Security
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Tractor-Trailer Operation
  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Doubles and Triples Specialist
  • Efficient Trip Planner
  • Planning Ability
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Dependable and Reliable
  • Trained in Texas Safety Regulations
  • Courteous and Polite Demeanor
Experience
08/2008 to Current
Road Driver Fedex Cross Border Indianapolis, IN,
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Maintained strict compliance with safety rules for passenger and driver protection.
  • Followed regular schedule of pickups for individual customers and groups.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Utilized pallet jacks and forklifts to load and unload materials off trucks.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Maintained ongoing communications with dispatch in operations center to keep teammates informed.
  • Inspected vehicle and personally handled routine upkeep.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Added fluids, checked tires and kept interior and exterior spotless as part of vehicle upkeep.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip safety and maintenance checks to mitigate hazards.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Performed timely inspections and completed vehicle repairs.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Used ropes and blocks to safely secure cargo for transport.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Weighed materials or products to record data on tags or labels.
  • Moved levers or controls of lifting devices to load, unload or stack material.
  • Followed safe practices to mix and apply chemicals.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Inspected product load for accuracy to foster timely and complete delivery.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Visually assessed materials for conformance to quality standards and shipping orders, removing nonconforming products and reporting for further action.
  • Scheduled or performed needed maintenance on equipment to promote longevity of use.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Accurately measured and recorded product weight, dimensions or other production data for use in tag and label creation.
  • Drove gasoline- or electric-powered vehicles to transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Positioned lifting devices to secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Employed hand signals to communicate effectively with coworkers operating transport vehicles and direct movements from floor.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
01/2006 to 08/2008
Truck Driver Eastern Metal Supply Dallas, TX,
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, changed tires, replaced light bulbs and installed fuses and tire chains.
  • Drove tractor-trailer combinations to transport and deliver products, livestock or other materials.
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Established relationships with agency representatives to complete towing jobs efficiently and according to procedures.
  • Managed on-time, under-budget tow truck service execution across region while partnering with local authorities and USPS.
  • Responded quickly to customer complaints and gathered pertinent information to make educated decisions for remediation.
  • Completed transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Read and interpreted maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to promote effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Observed driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining excellent safe driving record.
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Maintained ongoing communications with dispatch in operations center to keep teammates informed.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Managed unexpected emergencies and route changes with calm and professionalism.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicles.
  • Worked well with dispatchers to communicate route and schedule changes.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Inspected vehicle and personally handled routine upkeep.
  • Notified customers of potential late deliveries, which resulted in decrease in calls to company support line.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections before and after every trip and performed minor repairs to keep truck functional.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Performed timely inspections and completed vehicle repairs.
  • Added fluids, checked tires and kept interior and exterior spotless as part of vehicle upkeep.
  • Performed pre- and post-trip safety and maintenance checks to mitigate hazards.
  • Maintained strict compliance with safety rules for passenger and driver protection.
  • Followed regular schedule of pickups for individual customers and groups.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Logged driving hours and fuel usage data on time to keep reports current.
  • Prepared detailed reports outlining trip, vehicle and passenger details.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process paperwork.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime and maximizing revenue.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment to ensure vehicles remain in proper working condition.
  • Maintained vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
03/2003 to 01/2006
Supervisor of Operations Frederick County Public Schools Frederick, MD,
  • Enforced federal, state, local and company rules for safety and operations.
  • Tracked and replenished inventory to maintain par levels.
  • Improved morale and management communication by creating employee recognition and rewards practices.
  • Supported accident investigations and prepared related paperwork.
  • Guided employees on understanding and meeting changing customer needs and expectations.
  • Planned delivery routing, team workflows and promotional initiatives.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process by generating daily reports to recommend corrective actions and improvements.
  • Collaborated with team leaders on quality audits.
  • Collaborated with board of directors to determine mission and values and plan for short and long-term goals.
  • Analyzed and controlled materials, supplies and equipment operational expenses.
  • Recruited, hired and trained crew members on application of projects, customer relations and customer service.
  • Crafted operations best practices using audits and project management team feedback.
  • Identified areas of deficiency and performed root-cause analysis to solve problems.
  • Presented performance and productivity reports to supervisors.
  • Directed day-to-day operations by spearheading implementation of short-term and long-term strategies to achieve business plan and profitability goals.
  • Built strong operational teams to meet process and production demands.
  • Delivered positive customer experiences by implementing effective quality assurance practices.
  • Conducted employee observations and documented findings.
  • Anticipated and tracked operational and tactical risks to provide strategic solutions.
  • Developed initiatives for process improvement and reviewed and assessed ongoing operations.
  • Managed scheduling, training and inventory control.
  • Responded to information requests from superiors, providing specific documentation.
  • Motivated and evaluated personnel for performance improvement and goal achievement.
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures and managed quality, customer service and logistics.
02/2001 to 01/2003
Forklift Operator Edgewell Personal Care Bentonville, AR,
  • Reported safety and quality issues to management.
  • Operated power material handling equipment to accurately select and palletize loads.
  • Loaded, unloaded, transported and stacked materials through careful operation of various warehouse equipment.
  • Used handheld scanners for warehouse management system compliance.
  • Packaged, labeled and tagged goods before transfer.
  • Weighed materials or products to record data on tags or labels.
  • Moved levers or controls of lifting devices to load, unload or stack material.
  • Communicated with supervisor and other warehouse staff to coordinate work.
  • Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.
  • Inspected product load for accuracy to foster timely and complete delivery.
  • Prepared finished stock for shipment by identifying, pulling and packing product.
  • Visually assessed materials for conformance to quality standards and shipping orders, removing nonconforming products and reporting for further action.
  • Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.
  • Checked shipments for damaged or incorrect items.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.
  • Accurately measured and recorded product weight, dimensions or other production data for use in tag and label creation.
  • Drove gasoline- or electric-powered vehicles to transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas.
  • Positioned lifting devices around loaded pallets, skids and boxes to secure materials for transport to designated areas.
  • Signaled workers to discharge, dump or level materials.
  • Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.
  • Moved freight, stock and other materials to and from storage and production areas and loading docks.
  • Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.
  • Positioned lifting devices to secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Noted and recorded receipt of materials on drivers' paperwork.
  • Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.
  • Maintained yard appearance, keeping ground clean and clear.
  • Communicated with team members to coordinate efficient and accurate movements.
  • Tracked materials moved for stocking purposes and to complete logs for management.
  • Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.
  • Employed hand signals to communicate effectively with coworkers operating transport vehicles and direct movements from floor.
  • Squared stacked displayed materials for safe and orderly conditions.
  • Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.
  • Transported material to correct locations and documented inventory changes.
Education and Training
Expected in 02/2003 to to
CDL:
Amarillo College - Amarillo,
GPA:
Expected in 08/2000 to to
GED:
Amarillo College - Amarillo,
GPA:
Languages
Spanish:
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated:
Accomplishments
  • Continuously maintained an accident and incident-free driving record for more than 16 years.
  • Recognized as Employee of the month for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
Certifications
  • Forklift, FedEx Freight - 2008
  • Certified Road driver, FedEx Frieght - 2010

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Amarillo College
  • Amarillo College

Job Titles Held:

  • Road Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Supervisor of Operations
  • Forklift Operator

Degrees

  • CDL
  • GED

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