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Donald K

Preparation, diligence, enthusiasm, and integrity is the foundation for who I am

Occupation:

Transportation manager

Location:

Hartford, CT

Education Level:

Bachelor

Will Relocate:

YES

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Over 24 years of transportation operations experience Experience in large, small, and independent commercial distribution supply-chain business models Personnel management, safety training, vendor negotiation, equipment procurement, customer service, and sales

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) (Confidential) 9/2006 - Present
Bamboo Pipeline (Confidential) 2/2004 - 9/2006
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Highlights:

Companies I like:

Fed-X, Dole, Chevron

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Involvement in every aspect of supply-line transportation operations for wholesale distributor of plant material serving landscape contractors throughout California. Development and implementation of logistic strategies, processes, and procedures to maximize efficiency, reduce overall costs, and improve customer service. Direct supervision of up to 20 drivers, two dispatchers, and one router across multiple locations. Daily involvement in dispatch and routing operations in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Cross-department coordination and problem solving resolution. Development of action plans to meet 100% annual growth each year. Instituted use of GPS and other information technology to enhance company wide communication, control, and cost analysis. Development and administration of an incentive-based compensation program, execution of quarterly reviews for up to 20 drivers, maintenance of personnel files. Ongoing recruitment, training, development, and management of all transportation personnel. Conducted job fairs. Conducted regular driver policy and safety meetings. Implemented company safety program that reduced accidents by 75 percent in one year. Monitoring, tracking, and control of: transportation expenses, accident investigation, and settlement. Procurement of all transportation-related equipment and services, negotiation of competitive rates with vendors and suppliers. Maintenance of DOT/OSHA safety compliance workplace standards, tracking of ongoing maintenance for 16 power units.
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