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I myself have been in transportation industry for over 25 years, having a CDL worked as a over the road driver, reefer driver, intermodal driver, messenger driver to Dispatcher, Supervisor, Operations Manager, Transportation Manager and General Manager. I have not renewed my CDL and with all the changing DOT Regulations am looking to possibly change careers into the medical field, as an administrator, scheduler, planner or possible an entry level medical position.
September 2017 - June 2018
Prime Source Trucking
Recruiter for Flatbed Company recruiting drivers and owner operators. Set up a new phone number that drivers would exclusively call in to me and with the experience as a driver and Management personnel I would screen these drivers send them an application. The application was web based and used Ten Street. I was exclusive to this company for hiring and the project is over why I'm looking for a new position.
May 2017 - August 2017
LSG Trnsportation/ Elgin, IL
Over-Dimensional open deck carrier with a dozen trailers and company drivers and owner operators. Most runs east of the Mississippi. Duties included, dispatching drivers, speaking to customers, taking care of all aspects of operations in a very small environment, maintenance, dock and yard operations, using Quick Books Dr. Dispatch as the the portal for dispatching and monitoring. Using GPS to watch over for a smooth transition between pickups and deliveries, along with customer real time answers.聽
April 2007 - October 2016
Seko Worldwide | Wood Dale, IL
In charge of moving LTL shipments and Truckload shipments in the United States, Canada and Mexico, at
the lowest possible cost. Hundreds of phone calls for Walmart at-home deliveries; along with Home
Decorators and Home Depot; customer complaints, returns, tracing and routing. Direct contact with owner
on projects, spreadsheets and very heavy email retrieval; not unusual to go through 400-600 hundred emails
in a day, process inventory, shipping and receiving, documentation for trucking companies; along with surety
bond, authority, cargo and liability insurance. Keeping track of expiration dates so new documents can be
issued. On-call 24 hours to make sure freight is safely picked up from shipper and delivered safely to
February 2003 - March 2007
Logistics International | Schaumburg, IL
Wearing many hats has always been my strength: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing,
Dispatching, Brokering inbound and outbound, Safety Issues, ON-CALL 24 HOURS with Nextel telephones,
Planning Scheduling and Coordinating Loads and Backhauls; Heavy Customer contact with major LTL
Carriers, Specialty Projects, Owner Operators and Company Driver disciplinary contacts, Maintenance
issues with company tractors, trailers and forklifts, Department of Transportation(DOT) log education with
issues from drivers pertaining to logs, Vehicle Inspection Reports, Advertising for drivers, Warehousing,
Shipping & Receiving and heavy email contact using Microsoft Office.
May 1999 - January 2003
USF Distribution | Bolingbrook, IL
In Charge of Nearly 100 Owner Operators, consisting of Over-the-Road, LTL Drivers, and Hundreds of
Broker Drivers and Power Providers. Also in Charge of Department of Transportation(DOT) Daily Logs and
Exempt Logs, Motor Vehicle Inspection Reports; Fuel Consumption and Tax Reporting, Driver Miles by
State, Owner Operator Tractor and Trailer Preventative Maintenance, Brokering and Negotiating Rates for
Freight, Routing of Pickups and Deliveries, Hiring, Firing, Motivating and Disciplining of Drivers and
Employees, Delegation of Work and Hours, Paying Drivers Via Comdata, Balancing Books. I also have
Strong Customer Service and Daily Problem-Solving Skills; Adept at Multi-Tasking while Paying Attention to
Detail; Department of Transportation(DOT) Certified for Daily Audit from Keller, End-of-Month Reporting for
Miles, Fuel Consumption, Hours of Service, Tractor and Trailer Maintenance and Forklift Maintenance.
August 1977 - March 1979 Northeastern Illinois University
TSA approved by Homeland Security for the last 7 years.
SAFETY AND AWARDS
Safety Awards from Pirckle Motor Freight, Schneider and CRST with 1 million safe miles, Safe Driving
I was an over-the-road Driver for 10 years pulling 48 and 53 foot trailers and also pulled reefers coast to coast.
Subsequently, I decided to get into the office and become a Dispatcher and General Manager for the
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