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Director of Transportation

"Regardless of the job or personnel, I have always understood how to bring people together to achieve a common goal. My abilities to communicate effectively and to think creatively toward solutions are the primary factors in my professional success thus far. I will bring more quality experience to your team and I look forward to contributing my knowledge wherever I see room for improvement."

Key Info

  • Job Title
    Director of Transportation
  • Top 3 Skills
    Communication, Logistics, Security
  • Location
    Greenfield, CA
  • Will relocate?
    Yes
  • Languages Spoken
    English

Key Skills + Experience

Self-motivated manager with a proven track record of improving order fulfillment logistics and the quality of loss prevention and security throughout the distribution and supply chains of one of the leading cannabis companies in the United States. Rising through the ranks as its business expanded from distributing cannabis exclusively for medical use pre-2018 to distributing for recreational use since 2018, successfully learned and navigated through applicable regulations to ensure compliance. A successful people manager and management team member with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Experience

Director of Transportation – Greenfield, CA

June 2021 – September 2022

  • Coordinated distribution integration with merger.
  • Responsible for all supply chain, order fulfillment, and payment collection logistics.
  • Manage all California operations within the Statehouse Transportation Department, including a team of 40 employees and a fleet of 29 vehicles between 3 distribution hubs.
  • Wrote SOPs for all employees working at new distribution hub in San Jose.

Transportation Manager – Greenfield, CA

March 2019 – June 2021

  • Managed all California operations within the Transportation Department.
  • Responsible for keeping fleet and drivers in compliance with California DMV, D.C.C., and U.S. D.O.T. regulations.
  • Maintained a service log for all company vehicles to ensure the fleet remained in safe and operable condition.
  • Gave final approval for all routes planned to maximize efficiency with order fulfillment.
  • Sourced vehicles and expanded fleet.
  • Designed layout of compliance cages and drop-safes in Company vehicles to minimize exposure and prevent any loss of assets.
  • Defined order process in Encompass from invoice submission through delivery to expedite manifesting and routing orders to clients.
  • Recorded all petty cash disbursements and returns of receipts and cash and created expense reports for the department.
  • Wrote SOPs for all positions within the Transportation Department.

Driver Supervisor – Greenfield, CA

January 2018 – March 2019

  • Managed 8 drivers and fleet of 8 delivery vehicles.
  • Wrote SOP for drivers to follow throughout the course of their duties.
  • Coordinated with clients to confirm deliveries and plan routes for each day.
  • Provided drivers with written instructions for their route each day.
  • Maintained a database of contacts and delivery instructions for 400+ clients.
  • Provided drivers with petty cash and tracked their expenses on a daily basis.

Driver / Security – Los Angeles, CA

March 2017 – December 2017

  • Improved security procedures regarding deliveries and pick-ups.
  • Accounted for all products transferred to clients to ensure proper delivery of all invoices.
  • Verified cash payments during transactions with clients.
  • Securely transported large amounts of cash and inventory throughout California without incident.
  • Managed maintenance of company vehicle.

Security Officer – Santa Monica, CA

February 2017 – May 2017

  • Guarded various jewelry and pawn shops in the West Hollywood and Beverly Hills areas, ensuring the safety of the areas inside and outside of the stores, as well as the key holders during opening and closing routines.
  • Ensured that jewelry cases were properly secured at all times.

Education

BA in Writing for Film and Television - 2014

Interests

In my free time I enjoy writing screenplays, drawing, playing basketball, and being with my family. Hiking is a hobby that I share with my wife and son, as we like to be outdoors whenever we get a chance. My other interests include film, art, and fashion

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