- Mattress FirmFleet Manager, 2015 - 2015 Managed vehicle compliance including IFTA/IRP, Licenses, tags / titles, CSA, DOT, and Toll accounts. Led quality procurement of all leased vehicles, building specifications of vehicles, negotiating price, and signed for and arranged for delivery of assets; drove increase utilization of private fleet assets >95%. Streamlined background, MVR, and drug screen processes and scoring of contractors to ensure successful driver teams; managed log books, DQ files, DOT health cards, and annual MVR pulls. Strategically moved vehicle assets around the country utilizing non-used equipment in relevant locations. Negotiated new Chevron fuel account for a nationwide fleet of trucks with a 6% bulk rebate system, as well as new maintenance account to service company owned trucks in the Mid-West and Southern regions.
- Sleep AmericaDC Manager, 2010 - 2015 Developed and trained 5 members of the management team and 25 associates to meet organizational goals. Delivered talent acquisitions functions including interviewing and recommending new hires; performed HR functions including training of new hires, tracking Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and supporting award programs. Wrote and approved APRs and development plans; supported senior management through business analysis, delivery of documentation, and reporting attainment of goals. Provided annual budget and established, monitored, reported, and authorized expenditures as designated.
- Vangent IncTeam Leader, 2009 - 2010 Provided leadership to a team of 20 production team members in support of the Census Paper Data Capture Center.
- Big O TiresSafety and DOT Compliance, 2001 - 2009 Supervised 7 Lead Drivers and 50+ Drivers by performing periodic “ride along” and customer site inspections to ensure that they performed their functions in a safe and productive manner. Managed OSHA regulatory provisions and conducted DOT regulation safety training to ensure compliance in fleet and distribution centers; ensured preventative maintenance and service was performed on fleet physical assets. Purchased and coordinated Xatanet system install, resulting in saving the company $126K on hardware upgrade. Negotiated bids from 40+ couriers and common carriers and coordinated routing.
Driven and pragmatic Operations Manager offering experience in transportation management, inventory control, staff development, and streamlining processes to support business initiatives and increase the bottom-line. Tenacious leader with strong ability to utilize organizational and analytical skills to predict and solve problems that maximize results.