|KEVIN S. STEINER||,
Seeking a position where I can utilize over 20 years experience in a Supervisory, Management, or Consulting capacity. Direct transportation experience in operating a fleet of 100 plus tractors and trailers, while experienced in nationwide trucking, inter-modal transportation, brokerage operations, 3 P/L’s, and ocean freight.
Excellent ability to negotiate with competitive freight companies resulting in significant cost savings. Materials transported include: general commodities, fresh produce, frozen foods, chemicals, hazardous materials, sub-zero commodities, and all temperature controlled products. Possess strong collaborative skills that allow for developing immediate rapport with customers and associates, excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented, experienced in quick resolutions and problem solving. Well-organized and able to immediately respond to scheduling changes and conflicts.
Å¸ Customer Service
Å¸ Dispatching / Scheduling
Å¸ Safety Department
Å¸ Driver Compliance
|Operations Management and Fleet Management
Å¸ Extensive knowledge of Truckload & LTL freight
Å¸ DOT, FHA, CHP, & FMCSA requirements
Å¸ Hazardous Materials
Å¸ Cost Management and Budgeting
Å¸ Operations, Consulting, Cost Management, Sales, Dispatching, Customer Service, Safety & Driver Compliance
Å¸ Established freight rates with customers, developed & maintained an excellent rapport in customer relations
Å¸ Remained current on all Federal and State regulations
Å¸ Knowledge of Interstate Highways and Routes used to optimally schedule both national & local pick-up & deliveries
Å¸ Negotiated domestic and international rates
Å¸ Analytical and strategic approaches for cost optimization and budgeting
Å¸ General responsibilities included carrier contracts & ongoing evaluations
Å¸ Performed biennial terminal inspections for all contracted carriers, road tested all company drivers
Å¸ Managed and maintained all compliance records on both company drivers and company vehicles
Å¸ Monitored driver’s license/medical cards for expiration dates, DVIR’s, BIT inspections, maintenance, etc.
Å¸ Interfaced with accounting dept., sales & warehouse, creating innovative approaches to generate customers and revenue
Å¸ Improved processes in warehousing & distribution while adhering to polices resulting in profitable operations
Å¸ Handled business operations national and international
Å¸ Handled Cargo in general commodities and hazardous materials (chemicals) as regulated by Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHA)
Norman, Fox, and Co. – Vernon, CA 02/06 – 01/09
Transportation / Logistics Manager
Created and presented cost reduction plan to Management proving significant freight
savings leading to short and long term sustainment. Aggressively negotiated domestic
and international rates. Monitored day, week, month, and annual fleet operating costs for
efficiency. Performed biennial in person terminal inspections and ensured company was
within operational compliance. Developed â€œQualified Carrierâ€ files with necessary
credentials and expiration dates.
Brenntag – Whittier, CA 01/04 – 02/06
Transportation / Logistics Manager
Implemented a â€œno idleâ€ program for all company trucks resulting in considerable cost
savings focusing on efficient operation. Produced and distributed daily spreadsheets to
appropriate departments displaying all freight charges and freight savings. Served as a
consultant to upper Management for all transportation and/or logistics issues while
managing Union employees.
Western Sontex, Inc. – CA 1979 – 2004
Director of Operations
Transportation Consultant from 2000-2004. Analyzed fleet operating costs and
implemented cost reduction plans with emphasis on cost per unit and per mile for both
local and nationwide operations while optimizing freight and various freight lanes.
Assertively negotiated rates. Presented plan to management with positive cost cutting
results. Managed Dispatch, Safety and Compliance Dept., Sales, A/P, A/R, OS&D,
Claims and Maintenance.
REFERENCES Available Upon Request