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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Logical Transportation Manager with 15 year background overseeing shipment coordination. Adept at reducing shipping costs, increasing efficiency and implementing safety regulations. Assigns tasks to drivers and directs vehicle maintenance repairs. Excellent multitasking, time management, and verbal communication talents. Multi-talented.Transportation Manager consistently rewarded for success in planning and operational improvements. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity.

Skills
  • Staff development and oversight
  • Cost control and tracking
  • Team building
  • Budgeting
  • Staff Management
  • Project Management
  • Transportation Management
  • Logistics
  • Improvement Initiatives
  • Fleet Operations
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Distribution Management
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Sop Implementation
  • Managerial finance
  • Regional economics knowledge
  • Managerial experience
  • Regional accounts
  • Contract Management
  • Materials management
  • Budget control
  • Relationship Development
  • Project Organization
  • Supervision
  • Performance Maximization
  • Shipment Coordination
  • Safety Regulations Implementation
  • Internal Loss Prevention
  • Problem Resolution
  • Routing plans
Work History
Transportation Operations Manager, 01/2015 to 02/2021
Wayfair LlcMcdonough, GA,
  • Established project control procedures such as project forecasts and cash flow projections
  • Established and maintained 102 vendor partnerships
  • Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers
  • Developed and rolled out new policies
  • Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new program
  • Delivered customized and effective solutions to clients that met unique demands
  • Incorporated suggested changes to layouts and promotions to drive sales
  • Tracked trends and suggested enhancements that would both challenge and refine company's product offerings
  • Maximized category turnover through proactive management strategies
  • Initiated roll out of new enterprise software solution for sales reporting
  • Divided cargo received by account Number and intended location
  • Coordinated quarterly business reviews alongside senior management
  • Led warehouse improvement initiatives to advance operational efficiencies
  • Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors
  • Redirected shipments en route in response to customer requests
  • Enforced on-time shipment of products to create exceptional customer experiences
  • Supervised material flow, storage and global order fulfillment
  • Conducted monthly inventories of materials on work floor
  • Picked products for specific routes according to pick sheets
  • Drafted budgets, monitored warehouse costs and reduced expenses when possible
  • Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service
  • Foretasted manpower requirements based on daily workload and company targets
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements
  • Maintained accurate stock records and schedules
  • Tracked time spent on assignments each day for productivity reporting
  • Reported carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports to executive team
  • Supported Chief Operating Officer with daily operational functions
  • Planned and supervised shipments from production to end-user and scheduled daily and weekly routes
  • Copied, logged and scanned supporting documentation and placed all information in client files
  • Analyzed operational performance and implemented plans to attain organizational and financial goals
  • Assessed and targeted customer needs to forge and cultivate productive relationships and maintain top satisfaction levels.
Regional Manager, 04/2012 to 07/2015
Carlisle Companies IncorporatedCarlsbad, CA,
  • Reviewed sales, customer concerns and new opportunities to drive business strategy at weekly planning sessions
  • Reported carrier-performance metrics and monthly costs reports to executive team
  • Supervised material flow, storage and global order fulfillment
  • Redirected shipments en route in response to customer requests
  • Maintained accurate stock records and schedules
  • Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service
  • Picked products for specific routes according to pick sheets
  • Forecasted manpower requirements based on daily workload and company targets
  • Supervised a team of 5 area managers and 28 associates
  • Established training programs
  • Monitored weekly, monthly and quarterly achievement goals
  • Evaluated staff performance against expectations
  • Oversaw operations for Salt lake city, Oklahoma ,all of Texas territory
  • Sourced well qualified candidates
  • Applied effective marketing concepts to increase revenue
  • Supervised accounts receivables clerks, team of five
  • Collected and reported monthly expense variances and explanations
  • Created presentation formats for monthly/quarterly reviews of expense charge-outs
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provided timely actual, forecast and budget data for IT and corporate management
  • Assisted management with the finalization of the annual expense plans
  • Drafted the complete annual audit reports including all footnote disclosures
  • Prepared quarterly LP financial reports for various venture capital funds
Area Operations Manager, 02/2007 to 04/2012
Great Expressions Dental CentersWilloughby, OH,
  • Transported deliveries locally and over road
  • Safely loaded and unloaded deliveries according to size of load and content description
  • Managed discrepancy documentation for incoming shipments
  • Maintained daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents
  • Reported all accidents, damage and malfunctions involving company equipment to management
  • Inspected truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips
  • Answered customer questions regarding delivery promptly and accurately
  • Established and maintained excellent customer relationships
  • Invoiced, collected monies due and settled accounts each day
  • Assigned appropriate manufacturing supervisor, assembler and operator duties
  • Successfully managed production activities so all orders were shipped on time
  • Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed outcome of performance goals to set future targets
  • Created and updated department work instructions and reports on regular basis
  • Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership
  • Worked with quality manager to achieve proper segregation and recycling of all wash and rework
  • Completed and recorded all recycling and rework documentation with high degree of accuracy
  • Completed and maintained accurate and organized records, documents and reports
General Manager, 08/2002 to 02/2007
Lewis Operating Corp.Sacramento, CA,
  • Gathered, logged and monitored all shipping data
  • Conducted research on logistics operations, including literature reviews, interviews and site visits
  • Translated business needs and priorities into actionable logistics strategies
  • Maintained accurate stock records and schedules
  • Supervised material flow, storage and global order fulfillment
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements
  • Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers
  • Directed planning, budgeting, vendor selection and quality assurance efforts
  • Monitored time lines and flagged potential issues to be addressed
  • Defined clear targets and objectives and communicated them to other team members
  • Supervised accounts receivables clerks, team of five
  • Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures and profit and loss
  • Drafted and reviewed financial statement compilations before being approved by partners
  • Worked with management at project level to ensure expense plans are achieved
  • Maintained fixed asset module and calculate and record monthly depreciation expense
  • Encouraged, trained and disciplined employees to maximize performance
  • Coordinated monthly budgets, managed profit and loss, and consistently met desired margin targets
  • Designed sales and service strategies to improve revenue and retention
  • Managed and improved various procedures, including requirements, gaps analysis, training and development and new program rollout
  • Decreased costs by negotiating with vendors and suppliers for better prices
  • Spearheaded development and launch of business management software system
  • Developed and implemented promotional strategies to drive business success and maintain budgetary guidelines
  • Ensured supply met demand by overseeing all merchandising decisions, replenishment and inventory management
  • Set sales budget for all prime costs, loss of goods and controllable to improve cash flow
  • Strengthened product branding initiatives and maximized outreach by overseeing all marketing and membership acquisitions, community events, causes and organizations and business development
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Business , Expected in 2002
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Brownsville - Brownsville, TX
GPA:
TDLR - HOUSTON TX D: Transportation and Materials Moving, Expected in 2008
TDLR - Austin, TX,
GPA:
No Degree: FIRST AD AND CPR TRAINING , Expected in
HOUSTON CPR - HOUSTON ,
GPA:
No Degree: DOT Hazmat Advanced Training , Expected in
OSHA SAFETY TRAINING COURSE - ONLINE ,
GPA:
Additional Information
  • Accomplishments Awarded "Superior Leadership" distinction by upper management in 12/15/2014
  • Completion of California (Harassment Prevention for Supervisors)
  • 1500 Hours of U.S DOT Training throw TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF REGULATIONS, AND Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Member of the Houston safety counsel.
  • Shipping cargo over seas , as well as using land transportation

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School Attended

  • University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - Brownsville
  • TDLR
  • HOUSTON CPR
  • OSHA SAFETY TRAINING COURSE

Job Titles Held:

  • Transportation Operations Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Area Operations Manager
  • General Manager

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • TDLR - HOUSTON TX D
  • No Degree
  • No Degree

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