Dependable and hard working truck driver with in-depth knowledge of specialized transportation equipment and an outstanding driving and safety record. Vast knowledge of business operations and transportation management.
Continuously maintained an accident and incident-free driving record for more than 10 years.
Owned and managed trucking company for more than 8 years.
Managed daily operations, obtained contracts , negotiated rates, dispatched loads , maintenance of all equipment, operation of refer trailers with loads traveling along the east coast, managed 8 refer trailers, 2 tractors, and managed 5 drivers.
Delivered in 53 foot tractor trailer with maximum of 18 pallets. Checked all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
Drove trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, or other materials.
Performed routine maintenance on vehicles and auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank.
Read maps and followed written and verbal geographic directions.
Weighed materials or products, and recorded weight and other production data on tags or labels
Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations.
Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
Coordinated daily delivery schedules based on customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to a set checklist.
Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
Hooked and unhooked trailers from the tractor and converter dollies. Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
Transported freight from origin to destination in a safe and timely manner.
Submitted a daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
Class A Certification
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