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Transportation Manager

West Harrison, Indiana, 47060, United States
October 27, 2016

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Charles Ward

**** ****** ****, **** ********, IN 47060


Dedicated professional with 20+ years of management experience in the field of transportation and logistics.

Motivated, enthusiastic leader who leads by example

Proven track record of improving delivery efficiencies to increase profits

A responsible and dependable manager with great interpersonal and leaderships skills


Jacobus Energy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

District Manager, March 2003 – October 2016

Directed operations of 4 locations in Cincinnati, Columbus, Louisville and Indianapolis. Including the hiring, training, payroll and development of staff.

Procurement of goods to maintain adequate inventory

Customer correspondence to develop delivery plan

Ensured proper auditing procedures were implemented and followed

Corporate Trainer of Smart Logic Systems for drivers and management staff

Performed inspections of customer facilities and delivery staging areas to ensure total customer satisfaction

Created in-house maintenance program to reduce maintenance costs

Cut operating budget by 75%

US Fleet Services, Fairfield, Ohio

District Manager, March 2001-March 2003

Managed the daily operations of fuel distribution in the Cincinnati area.

Coordinated daily delivery schedule

Hiring, training and development of staff and delivery drivers

Continually monitored and evaluated delivery efficiencies to develop improvements

Increased responsibility from managing one location to four shortly after purchase of company by Jacobus Energy

Ellenbee Legget, Fairfield, Ohio

Transportation Manager, November 1987- March 2001

Responsible for managing, hiring and training of delivery team.

Scheduling of daily delivery routes

Delivery driver prior to the promotion to Transportation Manager


Western Hills High School, Western Hills, OH.

High School Diploma


Personally coordinated and provided fuel delivery to support hurricane relief in Florida 2005

Strong ability to effectively solve problems

Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and Excel

AS400 ERP System

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