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Stephen Day

Distribution, Logistics, and Safety
98 Auguta Lane - Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742 - 423-320-4497


Commercial Truck Driver Instructor
Roadmaster Drivers School - Chattanooga, TN - October 2011 to June 2013 Responsibilities Training students in truck driving technique and safety Accomplishments Certified Master Instructor CVTA Lead Instuctor

Freight Broker
Vision Transportation - Old Hickory, TN - December 2010 to September 2011 Connecting shippers with carriers

Commercial Truck Driver Instructor
Northwestern Technical College - Rock Spring, GA - April 2007 to December 2010 Training students in truck driving technique and safety

Commercial Truck Driver Instructor
Chattanooga State - Chattanooga, TN - February 2007 to April 2007 Training students in truck driving technique and safety.

Truck Driver & Driver Trainer
Foodliner Inc - Chattanooga, TN - 2002 to 2006 Class-A CDL license with tanker endorsement. • Deliver liquid sweeteners to customers within a 350 mile radius of my terminal. * I implement training courses for new liquid drivers in proper methods of hook-up, paper work, driving, unloading, safety, and food product safety procedures.

Truck Driver
Tristate Delivery - Chattanooga, TN - 2000 to 2002 Picked up and delivered air freight in the greater Chattanooga area. * Many times I also delivered these items to air freight companies in or near the Hartsfield - Jackson airport in Atlanta GA.

Warehouse Worker/Forklift Operator and Deliveries
Cameron & Barkley - Chattanooga, TN - 1999 to 2000 Responsible for shipping items to customers via various transportation companies and UPS. • Responsible for direct deliveries to local customers.

Warehouse Manager

River of Life Thrift Stores - Rossville, GA - 1995 to 1999 Responsible for receiving donated items. • Management of warehouse. • Delivery of large items sold to customers.

Private Investigator & Security Consultant
Investigative Services - Chattanooga, TN - 1992 to 1996 Performed various types of business and domestic investigations. • Security consulting for businesses. I owned this business.

truck driver
Red Food Stores - 1985 to 1994

Truck Driver
Red Food Stores - Chattanooga, TN - 1980 to 1994

Warehouse worker
Red Food Stores - 1980 to 1985

EDUCATION Rhema Bible Correspondence School - Tulsa, OK 2005 Kirkman Technical High School - Chattanooga, TN 1991 to 1992

Investigation and Intelligence Gathering
Excecutive Security International - Aspen, CO 1991 to 1992

distribution and logistics
Georgia Northwestern College I - Chattanooga, TN 1980

SKILLS CDL Instructor, Knowledge of DOT requirements and Safety, Forklift experience, Warehousing, Distribution and Receiving Logistics.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION My experience in warehousing, distribution, and logistics started in 1980 at Red Food Stores Warehouse, Chattanooga, TN. I started at an entry level as an order selector and saw the day to day process of preparing an order, stacking and securing it for shipment, to it being loaded onto trailers. From there I moved up into driving a forklift. This position opened me up to additional aspects of warehouse operations such as the receiving process, which would include documentation, location, and the processes necessary to manage the products location and the need to make sure everything is accounted for, and also the first in first out process. This position gave me opportunities to help with inventory control personnel, locating and counting product. Additional inventory control was done once a year and involved counting and recording the information of all

the products in the warehouse. In the 14 years I worked at this company I got additional experience in food related product handling as well as loading and unloading trailers. I went on to learn to work as a spotter and then onto the road as a driver making deliveries. Driving gave me more information as to how the retail end of the business worked as well as the problem solving issues that a driver encounters. All this is very much a part of the logistics process. I also have experience as a manager with River of Life Thrift Stores. As a manager I was responsible for picking up products, controlling the inventory, and seeing to the deliveries as well. I managed a small team of workers within the warehouse, and those that delivered and picked up. Note that receiving product required communication and coordination with the donors. At Cameron and Barkley I pulled orders loaded the orders and delivered. I drove a lift truck, received products (including all documentation) and general warehouse work. I also prepared shipments for UPS, Fedex, and others. This also included coordination and communication with the carriers, and the use of UPS software. I have additional experience in logistics as a freight broker with Vision Transportation. This required making phone contact with potential shippers, handling the legal requirements, contacting carriers then again covering the legal documentation, then coordinating the pickup and delivery. As a Commercial Truck Driver Instructor at Georgia Northwestern College I taught all aspects of the transportation industry. This was an opportunity to work with a large number of people over the 4 years in this position. Managing a class of adult students requires accurate record keeping, class room instruction, range instruction, over the road instruction, and administering exams. Learning to work with a variety of personalities, and sometimes career counseling are necessary skills for this job. Making sure that all the students have met all the legal requirements is also required.