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Manager Driver

Tampa, FL
September 11, 2018

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James C. Suhr (Jim)

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Clarksville, IN. 47129


Professional Summary

Scheduled drivers loads, routes and pick-ups; Remained in constant communication with drivers.

Kept records, monitored driver daily logs for errors or violations, and the monitored both drivers in relation to their remaining hours of service and equipment as to its availability.

Coordinated and managed efficient loads to remain cost effective. Determined the best delivery methods and negotiated rates. Also identified and evaluated special needs for each load/driver.

Inspected shipment contents and compared with records such as manifests, invoices, or orders to verify accuracy.

Recorded shipment data, such as weight, charges, damages, or discrepancies for reporting, accounting, or recordkeeping purposes.

Packed, sealed, labeled, or affixed postage to prepare materials for shipping, using hand tools, power tools, or postage meter.

Determined shipping methods, routes, or rates for materials to be shipped.

Loaded or unloaded product for consumer purchases.

Provided over the road support to over 50 drivers

Organized and maintained hard copy and electronic documentation supporting delivery execution, transportation methods and customer obligations.

Ensured that goods were shipped in the most efficient manner according to documented processes, including payload, route of travel, carrier selection, tracking the shipment from pick up through delivery all while focusing on cost reduction, service and contractual requirements.

Maintained reports that described on time delivery statistics.

Maintained customer systems to facilitate delivery of product.

Professional Experience

Ruan Transportation Management, Des Moines, IA

Jeffersonville Terminal Dispatch Coordinator

Feb 2018 to Present

Managed up to 44 drivers in their daily routes.

Completed 4 daily reports for on-time pick and delivery, maintenance issues, quantity of product shipped and any issues during shipment.

Maintained usage records of 34 semi-truck and trailers.

Coordinated with Main dispatch as to the drivers assigned to routes.

Trained drivers in standard operating procedures.

Counseled drivers on new regulations and disciplinary problems.

EP Transpiration, Bloomington, IN

Temporary Night Supervisor for Ryder Integrated Logistics

Sept 2015 to Oct 2017

Maintained JIT shipments to Toyota manufacturing Plant in Princeton, IN

I Managed up to 54 drivers and their nightly routes. Worked in two locations Louisville, KY. And Jeffersonville, IN. Maintained constant contact with driver via tracking system.

I addressed any issues that would arise during my shift to include accidents, maintenance or supplier issues. Constantly updated Ryder dispatch system according to company policy.

Coordinated with supervisor as to the drivers that had problems during their routes.

Maintained FMCSA compliance record for upcoming inspections.

Hill Transportation Services, Brooks, KY

OTR Driver

Mar 2012 to Jul 2015

Picked up and delivered steel coils for a dedicated customer moving steel coils from one plant to another AK steel plant.

Maintained DOT/FMCSA rules and regulations.

Pre-trip and post trip inspection on equipment.

Reported any problems to maintenance supervisor

U.S. Army Logistics Command Center. Ft. Lee, VA

Mar 1990 to Feb 2012

Logistics Coordinator

Retired Feb 2012 as a U.S. Department of Defense Civilian.

I managed a team of Twenty people that controlled and managed Ammunitions for oversea and in country bases.

Received daily inventory reports for usage and inventory levels. Managed the team’s reports and compiled all reports into order entry for restock.

Assigned daily tasks to team members and reviewed their progress for weekly command and staff meeting.

Reported to commanding General ensuring all levels were at a constant level acceptable to Army Standards.

Conferred with civilian transportation contactors, moving loads of Hazmat material across the US and overseas.

Tracked loads with Satellite tracking system. Updated the command with real-time information for the ammunitions location.

U.S. Logistics Command Center. Ft. Eustis, VA

Jan 1988 top Mar 1990

Assistant Warehouse Manager

U.S. Department of Defense Civilian

Conducted weekly inventory

Monitored product inventory

Performed safety audits

Identified and resolved operational issues

Conducted regular employee performance reviews

Tracked incoming and outgoing shipments

Resolved customer issues within a reasonable time period

Ensured compliance with all federal shipping regulations

Handled shipment requests and cancellations

Calculated import and export fees

Ensured compliance with facility safety standards

Managed shipping orders and invoices.

Education Summary

University Of Louisville

Aug 1985 to Jan 1987

Bachelor of Science

Major: Business

Minor Business Management

Sullivan University Louisville, KY.

Aug 1982 to May 1985

Associates of Applied Sciences

Major: Business

Minor: Computer Science

Minor: Accounting

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