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Safety manager transportation industry

McHenry, MS, 39561
February 25, 2020

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Todd Donovan

McHenry, Mississippi



Hands-on Specialist

Transport/Dispatch Shipping/Receiving Manager Supply Management Director of Facilities

Performance driven hands-on specialist with diversified background in project management, truck operations and dispatch, safety regulations and compliance, shipping/receiving, extensive knowledge in all areas of supply management, and other administrative areas.


• Management • Scheduling • Dispatch • Customer Service

• Compliance • Supervision • Documentation • Quality Control

• Shipping/Receiving • Construction • Supply Chain • Project Management


Donovan Transport, McHenry, MS

Director of Logistics and Operations

2012 to Present

●Research and maintain in depth knowledge of customers, their needs, and upcoming projects

●Establish strong rapport with current and potential customers

●Dispatch owned and company trucks using load boards, agent/broker and company contracts

●Review and process improvements/enhancements for operational efficiency, and build relationships enhancing customer support, account management, driver retainment, development and growth

●Perform routine vehicle maintenance and major repairs or procuring appropriate services as needed

●Plan and secure financing for company equipment

●Maintain appropriate licensure with added endorsements of tanker, hazmat, TWIC

●Analyze and monitor daily operational efficiency, equipment utilization, performance and profitability

●Strong understanding and compliance with billing/shipment documentation, HOS, FMCSA, CSA2010, OSHA, E-logs/OBRs and other DOT regulations, driving, scheduling, dispatch and vehicle maintenance and ongoing education regarding new rules/regulations

●Understand carrier/brokerage contracts, rates, rate negotiation, and operations

●Keep accurate records and perform timely submission of shipping and financial documents to appropriate agency

●Perform pre-trip, en-route and post trip inspections

●24/7 truck operations

●Maintain excellent safety record

●Exceptional knowledge of tank, reefer, van and flatbed trailers

Southern Investments, Reidsville, NC

Shipping and Receiving Manager

2012 to 2012

●Oversaw incoming and outgoing shipping activity to ensure accuracy and good condition of shipments

●Scheduled both inbound and outbound shipments

●Utilized MS Word and Excel to generate shipping documents and ensure accurate records

●Managed loss prevention

●Processed inbound shipments for dispersion to various plant operations

Fauteux Trucking, Aylett, VA

Truck driver

2011 to 2012

●Maintained high level of customer service through timely deliveries, ongoing contact, and courteous attitude

●Planed and routed shipment through most direct cost- effective route

●Obtained any necessary permissive documents regarding cargo

●Ensured proper securement

●Performed maintenance and operation of company equipment

●Kept current knowledge and adhered to federal guidelines, CSA2010 and OSHA

●Reviewed and timely submitted shipping and/or financial documents and accurate trip logs

●Performed pre-trip, en-route and post trip inspections

Kilmarnock Entertainment Center, Kilmarnock, VA

Director of Facilities

2008 to 2010

●Project management – oversaw construction of multi-million dollar facility

●Coordinated and managed various departments including maintenance, customer service, on-site kitchen, staff relations, purchases and recruiting

●Planned and supported sales and marketing activities

●Delegated tasks and accountabilities

●Managed maintenance of equipment and machinery

●Managed quality and quantity of employee productivity

●Provided technical support where needed

Gary L Cameron Trucking, Ashland, VA – Truck Driver, 2007 to 2008

MBI, Little Plymouth, VA – Truck Driver, 2007 to 2007

Dream Works Construction – Whitestone, VA – Truck Driver/Lead Carpenter, 2004 to 2007




Rappahannock H.S., Warsaw, VA

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Columbia Southern U., Orange Beach, AL

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