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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Efficient Transportation Manager commended as technologically proficient professional adept at planning, dispatching and routing packages by maintaining strong relations with transport carrier services. Solid 18-year background in handling logistics to achieve timely delivery. Prioritizes tasks and distributes operations to provide maximum output. Self-motivated and organized business leader with comprehensive background in transportation management. Expert in transportation operations and safety compliance and knowledgeable of DOT, IATA, ICAO and IMDG regulations. Vast experience in all aspects of loading and transporting materials and known for following government agency regulations governing international shipments. Improves efficiency through effective management, strategic scheduling and streamlined operations.

Skills
  • Staff Development and Oversight
  • Cost Control and Tracking
  • Shipping Cost Reduction
  • Hazardous Material Tracking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Regulations Compliance
  • Logistics Data Analysis
  • Operations Control
  • Service Provider Communication
  • Maintenance and Repair Orders
  • Materials Monitoring
  • Schedule Management
  • Logistics Database Management
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Receiving Oversight
  • Corporate Logistics
  • Inventory Management Software
  • Problem-Solving
  • Worker Supervision
  • Fleet Inspections
  • Standards Documentation
  • Analytic Tools and Methods
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Web-based Logistics Information Systems
Experience
11/2016 to Current
Transportation Manager / Fleet Jbs Usa Mason, OH,
  • Reported maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment.
  • Created and enforced policies and procedures for entire logistics team.
  • Established transportation cost standards and economical shipping practices.
  • Directed investigations to verify and resolve customer or shipper complaints.
  • Tracked orders using functional systems and coordinated with warehouse workers to ensure proper storage and distribution of products.
  • Researched and suggested cost-effective shipping methods and conducted regular safety audits on equipment.
  • Managed day-to-day shipping and receiving, typically overseeing more than 2500 packages in 24-hour period.
  • Managed day-to-day logistics operations, monitoring incoming deliveries and overseeing All Port pick-ups.
  • Handled departmental scheduling to maintain proper staffing for shifts.
  • Identified opportunities to reduce cost and improve productivity.
  • Consistently met company and department objectives within budget and time constraints.
  • Implemented on-the-job training activities to cross-train employees on various tasks.
  • Analyzed various aspects of corporate logistics to determine most cost-effective or efficient means of transporting products.
  • Coordinated and monitored inbound and outgoing deliveries, keeping abreast of delays and other issues.
  • Negotiated with carriers and warehouse operators for services and preferential rates.
  • Supervised activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing and shipping products or materials.
  • Established or monitored specific supply chain-based performance measurement systems.
  • Planned and implemented energy-saving changes to transportation services by optimizing capabilities.
  • Examined expenditures to develop plans and budgets for increasing profits or improving services.
  • Implemented and planned warehouse safety and security programs and activities.
  • Examined invoices and shipping manifests for conformity to tariff and customs regulations.
  • Developed and documented standard and emergency operating procedures for receiving and shipping products or materials.
  • Monitored product import or export processes to verify compliance with regulatory or legal requirements.
  • Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels.
04/2013 to 11/2016
Regional Safety/Fleet Manger American Fleet Services City, STATE,
  • Identified issues with work vehicles and put in maintenance requests with shop department.
  • Communicated with upper management and drivers to build lasting relationships.
  • Supervised employees to promote optimal productivity in job tasks and duties.
  • Identified gaps and opportunities for improvements and implemented corrective action to maintain optimal fleet performance.
  • Mentored drivers and encouraged employees to successfully manage time for optimal mileage performance.
  • Minimized expense spending by procuring equipment inventory with optimal cost savings.
  • Sustained safety protocols, ensuring proper and cost-effective usage of equipment and materials.
  • Mitigated regulatory risks by monitoring vehicles to ensure operational, state and federal compliance.
  • Supported leadership by delegating assignments and monitoring mechanic performance to ensure timely work completion.
  • Supervised driver information, including estimated time of arrival and planned time of arrival, which helped in all delivery scheduling.
  • Recommended efficiency improvements through thorough analysis to reduce costs.
  • Coordinated payroll, manpower projection and data entry while scheduling staff, overtime and vacation hours to optimize productivity.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process by generating daily reports to recommend corrective actions.
  • Sustained safety protocol by coordinating team meetings and sharing best practices to mitigate hazard opportunities.
  • Optimized fleet consistency by painting all on-road vehicles uniformly.
  • Mitigated regulatory risks by working with inspection team to prepare for highway patrol investigations to ensure transportation protocol adherence.
  • Identified opportunities to reduce cost and improve productivity.
  • Coordinated and monitored inbound and outgoing deliveries, keeping abreast of delays and other issues.
  • Consistently met company and department objectives within budget and time constraints.
  • Handled departmental scheduling to maintain proper staffing for shifts.
  • Created and enforced policies and procedures for entire logistics team.
  • Examined expenditures to develop plans and budgets for increasing profits or improving services.
  • Supervised activities of workers engaged in receiving, storing and shipping products or materials.
02/2006 to 04/2013
Maintenance Shop Foreman Sygma/Sysco Foods City, STATE,
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet job requirements.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Produced thorough, accurate and timely reports of project activities.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Assigned work and monitored performance of project personnel.
  • Analyzed business performance data and forecasted business results for upper management.
  • Evaluated individual and team business performance and identified opportunities for improvement.
  • Held regular one-on-one meetings with employees to review performance and priorities and provide feedback.
Education and Training
Expected in 02/2006 to to
Associate of Arts: Automotive Technology
Los Angeles Trade Technical College - Los Angeles, CA
GPA:
  • 2004 - Honor Roll
  • Diesel Technology AP Course
  • 3.6 GPA
Languages
English:
Full Professional
Negotiated:
Accomplishments
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Drove 75% improvement in 8 months profits through aggressive coaching.
Certifications
  • Class A License - 2007
  • HVAC Training - 2006

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Transportation Manager / Fleet
  • Regional Safety/Fleet Manger
  • Maintenance Shop Foreman

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts

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