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Jessica
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Summary

Seasoned [Job Title] bringing advanced route planning and load management abilities developed over [Number] years of transportation experience. Solid safety record with strong commitment to efficient operations and customer satisfaction. Highly organized and vigilant with defensive driving expertise.

Truck Driver adept at navigation and efficient, on-time deliveries. Personable and energetic.

Resourceful and customer-focused transportation specialist with [Number] years of experience building client relations, supporting operations, managing logistics and handling distribution. Results-oriented in high-stress situations with talents in driving multiple types of trucks.

Problem-solving [Job Title] experienced using GPS to determine most efficient routes. Hardworking individual with more than [Number] years of safe driving and [Type] experience.

Safety-focused [Job Title] with accident-free, clean driving record. Excellent sense of direction and capacity to work long hours in all weather conditions.

Conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and efficient route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations.

Safety-minded professional specializing in [Area of expertise]. Highly skilled in [Skill] and [Skill]. Friendly attitude coupled with more than [Number] years of expertise in efficient deliveries.

Safety-focused [Job Title] with outstanding work ethic and more than [Number] [Timeframe] with zero accidents. Offers dynamic skills in customer service, [Skill] and [Skill]. Follows all rules of road and certified in operating [Type] and [Type] equipment.

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.

Skills
  • Route management
  • Clean MVR
  • Cargo handling
  • Refrigerated trailers operation
  • Customer-oriented
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Trained in [State Name] safety regulations
  • Air Brake Certification
  • Efficient trip planner
  • Courteous and polite demeanor
  • Planning ability
  • Over the road experience
  • Class [Type] license
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Documentation skills
  • Background with AAA
  • Managed incidents
  • Mechanical recoveries
Education and Training
UNITED STATES TRUCK DRIVER SCHOOL Lumberton, NC, Expected in 03/2001 TRUCK DRIVER CERTIFICATE : Truck And Bus Driving - GPA :
Experience
United Rentals - Truck Driver
Chesapeake, VA, 07/2018 - Current
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Drove customer retention, accurately and efficiently delivering orders.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record.
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Exceeded specific team goals, partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to ensure effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Ensured timely delivery by conducting pre-inspections and ensuring truck was maintained for reliable, safe operation.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Reported [Type] and [Type] incidents to [Job title] for recommendations for assistance and resolution.
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Improved project completion time, multi-tasking operations on heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in [Type] and [Type] environments, including all weather conditions.
  • Operated pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Supported management by reporting truck abnormalities for corrective action.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
  • Employed best inventory packing and safety practices with zero complaints, hazards, incidents or lost-time accidents.
United Rentals - Truck Driver
Forest Park, GA, 02/2012 - 11/2015
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Drove customer retention, accurately and efficiently delivering orders.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record.
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Exceeded specific team goals, partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Managed on-time, under-budget tow truck service execution across region while partnering with local authorities and USPS.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to ensure effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Employed best inventory packing and safety practices with zero complaints, hazards, incidents or lost-time accidents.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Unloaded packages from [Type] trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Supported management by reporting truck abnormalities for corrective action.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Operated pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in [Type] and [Type] environments, including all weather conditions.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Improved project completion time, multi-tasking operations on heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Reported [Type] and [Type] incidents to [Job title] for recommendations for assistance and resolution.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Ensured timely delivery by conducting pre-inspections and ensuring truck was maintained for reliable, safe operation.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Performed loading and offloading of trucks, utilizing pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Lifted freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to [number] pounds.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Ensured correct orders were picked, pallet-wrapped and marked for shipping under tight time constraints.
Univar Solutions Inc. - Truck Driver
Los Angeles, CA, 02/2005 - 01/2012
  • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
  • Drove customer retention, accurately and efficiently delivering orders.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Loaded, balanced and secured product to safely transport goods.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Inspected, serviced and maintained equipment on daily basis to achieve long-lasting performance.
  • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
  • Established long-term relationships with customers by promoting great service and engagement skills and quickly resolving issues.
  • Observed all driving regulations and safety procedures, maintaining [Number]% safe driving record.
  • Submitted reports on condition of truck at end of each trip.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Conducted vehicle inspections prior to and after every trip and performed minor repairs, including [Type] and [Type] to keep truck functional.
  • Conducted preventative maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Managed proper transportation of dangerous goods such as [Type] and [Type] with no incidents.
  • Coordinated with dispatch to receive updates, communicate efficient routes and convey delays.
  • Exceeded specific team goals, partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Managed on-time, under-budget tow truck service execution across region while partnering with local authorities and USPS.
  • Maintained records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
  • Increased inventory longevity, inspecting and repairing vehicles and emergency equipment to ensure effective mechanical and safety usage.
  • Implemented daily DOT pre-trip inspections to reduce risks or delivery delays.
  • Managed accurate recordkeeping by distributing invoices, collecting payments and updating logs.
  • Ensured correct orders were picked, pallet-wrapped and marked for shipping under tight time constraints.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process, generating daily logistics and productivity records.
  • Logged all pertinent shift information, including driving hours and [Type] data on time to keep reports current.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained receipts.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before and after trips and completed basic maintenance for optimal performance.
  • Lifted freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to [number] pounds.
  • Performed loading and offloading of trucks, utilizing pallet jacks and forklifts.
  • Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
  • Notified customers of delayed deliveries due to [Type] and [Type] issues, decreasing calls to support lines by [Number]%.
  • Established relationships with customers through use of interpersonal, active listening and inquiry response skills.
  • Employed best inventory packing and safety practices with zero complaints, hazards, incidents or lost-time accidents.
  • Drove trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
  • Wrote receipts for loads picked up and collected payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Unloaded packages from [Type] trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
  • Measured temperature of haul and refrigerated area of truck.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Inspected vehicle prior to and after completing each shift, noting any damage or issues in detailed logs.
  • Supported management by reporting truck abnormalities for corrective action.
  • Connected air hoses and electrical lines, installed and removed tire chains and manually cranked dolly wheels.
  • Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Operated pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Conducted emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, replacing light bulbs and installing fuses and tire chains.
  • Ran tractor-trailer combination in [Type] and [Type] environments, including all weather conditions.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Submitted daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Improved project completion time, multi-tasking operations on heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Reacted decisively and quickly to protect spoilage.
  • Used [Type] equipment to assist with loading and unloading vehicles and properly securing items for long road trips.
  • Reported [Type] and [Type] incidents to [Job title] for recommendations for assistance and resolution.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
  • Provided top product shipment delivery quality control, eliminating downtime to maximize revenue.
  • Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Ensured timely delivery by conducting pre-inspections and ensuring truck was maintained for reliable, safe operation.
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School Attended

  • UNITED STATES TRUCK DRIVER SCHOOL

Job Titles Held:

  • Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver
  • Truck Driver

Degrees

  • TRUCK DRIVER CERTIFICATE

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