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Manager Sales

West Des Moines, Iowa, 50266, United States
May 25, 2010

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Scott Allen

**** ****** *****, **** *** Moines, Iowa 50266 . (515) ***-**** .

Fleet Director /Procurement/ Negotiation / Vendor Management

Safety/Transportation Pricing/ Supply Chain Management/ Sustainability/ P &

L Responsibility/Budgeting/Sales/Maintenance/Strategic Planning.

Top 50 Transportation Company: I have been fortunate to enjoy many key

positions in the transportation industry. I have developed professional

growth through such positions as transportation pricing, asset management,

sales, safety, maintenance, risk management and environmental.

Experience and Management: Over the past 10 years I have gained a wide

variety of talents within the transportation industry. I have a track

record of cost reduction, fresh ideas, streamlining procedures and budget


Proven Record: I am skilled in all areas of transportation including

pricing and receiving large RFP's, equipment purchasing, DOT regulations,

alternative energy solutions, developing safety programs and managing a

large maintenance budget. I have varied P & L experience for both

administrative operations and external sales operations. I have

consistently exceeded company objectives in budget compliance and revenue


B.S. Degree Minnesota State University

Select Achievements and Skills

. Played a key roll in the liquidation of a large transportation leasing

company and acquisition of two large transportation companies.

. Negotiated with 100's of different vendors to obtain best price,

warranty, financing, payment terms and increase bottom line.

. Active participating member of EPA Smartway next generation council.

Extensive knowledge on alternative fuel vehicles for a cleaner


. Developed detailed processes to create proactive maintenance and

purchasing plans. Proficient with Microsoft office products as well

as transportation specific software.

. Reduced external maintenance spending by 15% by creating vendor

accountability programs and developing new pre-trip guidelines.

. Managed a fleet of 14,000 vehicles, including purchase of all vehicles

and management of three equipment retail centers.

. Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills. Highly

personable and capable of working with corporate officers, mid level

managers and entry-level employees. Proficient at solving problem and

implementing solutions under tight deadlines. Hands on manager

capable of efficiently managing and developing people.

Career Overview and Experience

. Ruan Transport Corporation - Director of Assets and Purchasing 2003-


. Ruan Transport Corporation - Manager of Transportation Pricing 2000-


. Dun and Bradstreet Information Services - Senior Business Analyst 1996-


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