DAVID B. LOWE
Huntersville, NC *****
Fleet Management – Operations Management – Customer Relationship Management Twenty five years plus experience in fleet management with proven record of effective management skills related to financial reporting, P&L statements, & business fundamentals related to negotiations and operations. Implemented procedures to increase revenues and operational productivity. Well organized and focused in coordinating projects. Highly motivated, energetic, high achiever who works well under pressure. Strengths include:
● Contract Negotiation
● Vendor Management
● Loss Prevention
● Strategic Planning
PROFESSIONAL E XPERIENCE
Ryder Logistics Charlotte, NC (2016)
Class A Semi driver delivering within 400 mile radius of Charlotte, NC Coldiron Companies Statesville, NC (2013-2015)
Traveled extensively to cold call on industry businesses/dealers to cultivate, new business relationships, to secure new clients, and maintain those relationships.
Daily operations of Statesville facility including staffing, securing and coordinating loads and drivers, and finalizing delivery stats/paperwork.
Auto Truck Transport Cleveland, NC (2002-2013)
Terminal Manager (2006-2013)
Responsible for overall effective management of the terminal operations including receiving from Manufacturer, formulating pairing for transporting & delivering, ensuring all DOT regulations are met, completing post-delivery activities. Monitoring current inventor & expected incoming from manufacturer. Ensure drivers are trained & follow DOT regulations for all logistical process. Communicate with customers, manufacturers & dealers as necessary. Met all OSHA requirements with facilities & maintain understanding of labor contract. Safety Manager – Loss Prevention (2002-2006)
Responsible for 3 terminals and over all safety of over 150 shop personnel, and 350 drivers transporting newly manufactured semi-trucks across the United States and Canada to dealerships. Schedule and provide additional training for drivers annually and when safety intervention requires. Quality Transmission, Oakridge, Gatlinburg, & Newport, TN (2 001-2002) District Manager
Responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of three automotive transmission facilities located in Oakridge, Gatlinburg, and Newport, TN. Duties included staffing, scheduling, ordering and quality control. Airborne Express, Charlotte, NC (2000-2001)
Responsible for supervising office management and independent contractors. Delegate work assignments, train and lead field operations personnel. Ensure all flights properly loaded and weight balanced according to federal and company guidelines. Provide pilots with aircraft documents and manifests. Inspect and accept hazard material. Prepare various regional reports for planning and marketing strategies. Lowes Converters, Newport, TN (1998-2000)
Designed, set- up and operated new torque converter business. Trained and supervised staff in all facets of manufacturing rebuilt converters. Supplied transmission industry with quality converters. USAirways Airlines, Charlotte, NC, Orlando, FL & Baltimore, MD (1984-1998)
(Acquired Piedmont Airlines; 1988)
Ground Support Equipment Manager (1988-1998)
Responsible for entire operational process and general supervision of personnel for maintaining and repairing ground support equipment and plant maintenance according to policies, procedures, IAM contract and fiscal budget to meet the needs of service.
GSE Department Mechanic (1984-1988)
Preformed preventative maintenance checks, maintained and repaired ground support equipment including all administrative functions relating to policy, procedure and operational functions. ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Achieved all goals & consistently gained responsibility to improve productivity of all divisions. Successfully turnaround ailing division.
Analyzed, established and implemented operational procedures and programs that improved efficiency, image and increased profits.
Recruited, trained and developed staff resulting in increased productivity and service. Monitored and approved workload assignments and implemented self-directed work team programs. Evaluated equipment and lowered expenses by maintaining inventory of necessary tools. Insured effective delivery of service requirements planning, marketing, and organizational development needs. EDUCATION
Sinclair Community College (Dayton, Ohio)
King School of Aeronautics
Fredrick Airport Flight Training School
High Performance Work Organization
Dale Carnegie Course