Long Haul Truck Driver Resume

OBJECTIVE

Long-haul truck driver with a leading retailer or consumer products company; would consider a regional route.

PROFILE

• Offer 15+ years of experience transporting product and hazardous materials for various industries.
• Maintain air brake certification and CDL with tank and hazmat endorsement.
• Experienced driving a broad range of commercial trucks that include 24″ stake, flatbed, and box trucks, 5 speed, 18-wheeler, and vehicles with air brakes and repetitive dual hand controls.
• Possess a strong work ethic and excellent driving record, stable work history and credible references.
• Knowledgeable of DOT safety regulations and map reading procedures.
• Recognized for ability to plan, organize and coordinate priorities in an expedient manner.
• Technically inclined with a proven ability to troubleshoot and repair minor vehicle operation problems.
• Personable and professional with a strong customer service orientation and problem solving skills.
• Accustomed to working under harsh weather conditions; easily lift and carry more than 50 pounds.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Material Transporters, Jackson, MS – 2009 to Present
LONG-HAUL TRUCK DRIVER 
• Operate an 18-wheeler to transport building materials, averaging 50 stops daily and 4 monthly long hauls.
• Provide prompt and courteous service to our residential and commercial accounts.
• Verify the unloading of shipments to avoid employee theft and fraudulent claims of missing product.
• Review invoices with customers and obtain shipper and receiver authorizations /signatures.
• Maintain trip logs reflecting customer locations and distance traveled and fuel costs.
• Coordinate vehicle inspections and repairs and troubleshoot vehicle malfunctions on the road.
• Maintain safe vehicle and conditions in compliance with company and highway regulations.
• Assist with load and unloading of product at warehouse using a Pallet Jack and forklift.

Road Shippers, Jackson, MS – 2002 to 2009
TRUCK DRIVER
• Operated a semi-trailer to transport finished goods, parts and materials, averaging 120 stops per week.
• Serviced equipment in the areas of fuel, oil, water, and air requirements and minor vehicle repairs.
• Reviewed transportation and shipping tags and verified accuracy of inventory counts at all points of delivery.
• Loaded and unloaded product on and off trailers by hand and with the assistance of a forklift.
• Prepared accident reports in compliance with company and OSHA safety requirements.
• Transported materials to various locations with a demonstrated ability to navigate thick city traffic.
• Adhered to DOT regulations and parking rules to keep violations and parking tickets to a minimum.

Commercial Deliveries, Jackson, MS – 1996 to 2002
ROUTE DRIVER
• Managed a sales route with 80 regular stops that included convenience stores and gas stations, independent supermarkets, and drug stores spanning urban and rural communities.
• Ensured optimal visibility of products with the set up of promotional displays, banners and pricing signs.
• Moved product into stores using roll-on racks and hand carts during peak shopping hours and weekends.
• Stocked product on shelves and in coolers and vending machines.
• Generated invoices, collected payment from store managers on a daily basis.
• Built positive customer relationships with primary contacts at each store and resolved service issues.

EDUCATION

     Truck Driving School of America, Jackson, MS
     CDL, 1994

CERTIFICATIONS

     CDL with tank and HazMat endorsement
     Air Brake Certification

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