Freight Driver Resume Samples

A Freight Driver is responsible for driving the company’s freight vehicles for a variety of purposes. The job description includes keeping a record of vehicle inspections and ensuring the truck is equipped with safety equipment. Essential duties and responsibilities commonly found on the Freight Driver Resume are – transporting finished goods and raw materials; planning and managing distribution to manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers, inspecting vehicles for mechanical items, performing preventive maintenance, planning best route options, documenting and logging work expenses, and collecting and verifying delivery instructions.

Those responsible for such freight delivery should possess these common attributes – the ability to drive long hours and travel regularly, good knowledge of truck driving rules and regulations; no driving violations, and experience with electronic equipment and software such as GPS, CB, and AVL. Formal education beyond a high school diploma or GED is not mandatory, however, possessing a valid driver’s license is required.

Freight Driver Resume example

Freight Driver Resume

Headline : Professional Freight Driver with the desire, knowledge and skills required to diagnose and repair malfunctions in complete mechanical and electrical systems; Dependable and reliable Laborer, effective at completing difficult projects and tasks on schedule. Consistently follows through with all orders and instructions.

Skills : Customer Service, Customer Relationship Management, Computer Hardware, Computer Repair, Commercial Driving, Delivery.

Description :

    1. Loaded, unloaded and secured product to ensure customers receive clean and damage free merchandise Delivers product to customer locations, utilizing a hand truck or pallet jack, meeting established delivery goals.
    2. Collected and tracked customer returns within a specified time frame.
    3. Operated delivery vehicles in a safe and lawful manner.
    4. Responsible for the vehicle and its contents.
    5. Completed daily route and all appropriate paperwork.
    6. Communicated obstacles in Tier meeting that prohibit us from meeting our established goals.
    7. Completed daily pre and post trip checklists.
    8. Performed job functions consistent with all company safety policies and practices.
    9. Responsible for delivering customer orders in a safe, productive, time sensitive and customer sensitive manner on a daily basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Truck Driving


Freight Driver Resume

Objective : To obtain a Full time position in the workforce. Also would like a career with class B CDL. Responsible for transporting goods from one place to another using heavy or tractor-trailer trucks. Operates trucks with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds per gross vehicle weight.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Hvac Experience.

Description :

    1. Delivered and picked commercial freight throughout Yuma and Imperial counties driving a tractor trailer.
    2. Loaded and/or unloaded truck with freight, secured load on trailer during transit.
    3. Performed inventory and inspected goods to be delivered and pickups.
    4. Maintained radio or telephone contact with base to receive instructions or be dispatched to new location.
    5. Obtained customer signature for goods delivered.
    6. Covered other drivers' routes when in need of assistance to include line drive to Riverside and Maricopa counties.
    7. Conducted daily safety inspections on vehicles.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Freight Driver Resume

Summary : Transport truck drivers operate heavy trucks to transport goods and materials over urban, interurban, provincial and international routes. Transportation, manufacturing, distribution and moving companies, and trucking employment service agencies.

Skills : Certified forklift operator and can operate a pallet jack, also handtrucks.

Description :

    1. Planned trip logistics and obtained necessary documents to transport goods.
    2. Loaded and unloaded cargo.
    3. Ensured cargo is secured properly compliant with safety requirements.
    4. Followed safety procedures for transporting hazardous goods.
    5. Performed pre-trip, en-route and post-trip inspection of vehicle.
    6. Communicated with dispatcher, other drivers and customers by means of wireless devices.
    7. Followed all appropriate traffic laws.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Freight Driver Resume

Headline : To obtain a permanent full-time Freight Driver position. Character Traits Dependable, responsible and hard working. Cooperative and a team player. Have the ability to adapt to new situations quickly and effectively.

Skills : Trucking 35 Plus Yrs Of Driving With No Tickets Or Accidents And About 3.4 Million Miles Under My Belt.

Description :

    1. Truck driver for cross-country freight transportation.
    2. Picked up and loaded return products, and ensured accurate and timely pickups and deliveries.
    3. Listened to customer issues and worked to resolve problems and documented the solutions.
    4. Slashed costs by 25% by finding and utilizing shorter routes.
    5. Achieved 100% on-time status in delivering assigned freight.
    6. Transported freight throughout the United States and parts of Canada in 53 foot dry van trailers.
    7. Conducted daily equipment safety checks on the truck and trailer.
    8. Followed all safety standards for traveling through adverse weather conditions.
    9. Proper communication was maintained on a daily basis with customer to ensure that delivery was successful.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Computer Information Systems

Freight Driver Resume

Summary : To gain stable employment with an oppourtunity to grow in the company. Run tractor trailer combination and commercial vehicles to transport and deliver equipment.

Skills : Systems Installation, Systems Analysis, Preventative Maintenance, Complex Problem Solving, Troubleshooting, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Drove a light vehicle, such as a box truck, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up.
    2. Loaded and unloaded vehicle picking up weight of 50 pounds or more.
    3. Kept a log for gas, milage, delivery times & dates accurately.
    4. Delivered goods while operating a tractor-trailer truck, sometimes over intercity routes or spanning several states.
    5. Received freight delivery to destination, oversea manifest of container.
    6. Checked items being loaded/unloaded for damage, unload containers, move, pack.
    7. Unloaded from container to house, vice versa.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    10+ Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Senior
    Education
    Education
    Bachelor Of Science

    Freight Driver Resume

    Summary : As a Freight Driver, responsible for carrying goods from one place to another in heavy trucks. Also be responsible for the safe and timely delivery of products to the customers.

    Skills : Solid understanding of truck driving rules and regulations.

    Description :

      1. Delivered Freight, appliances, hospital equipment, and household furnishings.
      2. Gained experience in the delivery industry.
      3. Gained miles under my Class B CDL.
      4. Pickup and Drop off Long hauls in and out of state Loading and unloading as required.
      5. Maintained accurate records and logs Planning and mapping out.
      6. Responsible for proper loading and securing freight for safe transport.
      7. Assisted in loading and unloading as required Perform vehicle inspections and preventative maintenance before and after trips.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    GED

    Freight Driver Resume

    Summary : As a Freight Driver, operate and drive primarily straight trucks to transport goods and materials mainly on local routes and short interurban routes.

    Skills : Forklift experience, Customer service, Extensive miles driving.

    Description :

      1. Delivered Freight, appliances, hospital equipment, and household furnishings.
      2. Gained experience in the delivery industry.
      3. Gained miles under my Class B CDL.
      4. CDL B w/air endorsement; forklift certified by company.
      5. Delivered freight to multiple locations multiple states Flying J Automotive Services.
      6. Drove straight truck to deliver products from local accounts.
      7. Received a pay raise in first three months of employment.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    GED

    Freight Driver Resume

    Summary : As a Freight Driver, perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle such as condition of equipment, and loading and unloading of cargo.

    Skills : Hardworking and trustworthy individual, Good time management skills.

    Description :

      1. Planned the delivery goods correctly so that they are delivered on time. 
      2. Drove on different routes to deliver goods.
      3. Supervised load and unload of products from the trucks.
      4. Transported all fragile and heavy items carefully.
      5. Maintained and updated the record of all deliveries.
      6. Inspected trucks on a daily basis for cleanliness and good working conditions.
      7. Ensured to follow the traffic and driving rules.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          7-10 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Management
                          Education
                          Education
                          GED

                          Freight Driver Resume

                          Summary : As a Freight Driver, responsible for the transporting of fleet cars and vans to and from rental locations, as well as navigating written directions.

                          Skills : Excellent hearing and visual abilities.

                          Description :

                            1. Collected delivery confirmation from the customers.
                            2. Monitored and refueledoil in the truck as and when needed.
                            3. Reported if there are any defects in the truck or if it requires maintenance.
                            4. Collected and verify delivery instructions.
                            5. Reported defects, accidents or violations.
                            6. Drove long distances to deliver goods to customers.
                            7. Loaded and unloaded cargo.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  7-10 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Management
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  GED

                                  Freight Driver Resume

                                  Summary : Freight Driver operates the motor vehicle in accordance with all company and customer policies and adhere to state motor vehicle laws. Responds to directions given by dispatch to deliver vehicles to the appropriate location.

                                  Skills : Outstanding physical and mental health.

                                  Description :

                                    1. Transported finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers.
                                    2. Inspected vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance.
                                    3. Planned routes and meet delivery schedules.
                                    4. Documented and logged work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts.
                                    5. Inputed macros into our automated system for each stage of the loading and unloading process.
                                    6. Complied with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
                                    7. Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  7-10 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Management
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  GED