Transportation Specialist

Writing a great transportation specialist resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Jalexis Crumb | (807) 461-1135 | Salt Lake City, UT


Over three years of experience in transportation and logistics planning, analysis, and management. Proven ability to streamline processes and optimize resources for maximum efficiency. Demonstrated success developing innovative solutions to complex problems under tight deadlines. Strong analytical skills with a keen eye for detail; able to quickly identify issues and develop effective resolutions. Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills; able to build relationships with diverse teams and stakeholders.


Transportation Specialist at Utah Transit Authority, UTMar 2022 - Present

  • Reduced transportation costs by 15% through route optimization and carrier negotiations.
  • Implemented a new inventory management system that reduced stock-outs by 25%.
  • Increased on-time deliveries from 85% to 95%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to reduce shipping costs by 10%.
  • Managed a team of 5 drivers and 2 dispatchers.

Transportation Specialist II at FrontRunner commuter rail, UTAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 15 in the development of a new transportation system which increased efficiency by 25%.
  • Trained 3 new Transportation Specialists.
  • Implemented a new tracking system for shipments which resulted in an decrease in lost or damaged goods by 10%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to reduce shipping costs by 20%.
  • Created route maps and schedules for 30 drivers which saved the company an estimated $5,000 per month in fuel costs.


High School Diploma at West High School, UTSep 2014 - May 2019

I've learned to be organized, to manage my time, and to study efficiently.


  • Transportation
  • Logistics
  • Shipping
  • Receiving
  • Trucking
  • Freight

Jazlin Wirthman | (979) 349-9393 | Dallas, TX


I am a Transportation Specialist with over 3 years of experience in the industry. I have worked with various transportation companies and have gained valuable knowledge in the field. I am well-versed in all aspects of transportation, including planning, scheduling, and coordination. I am an excellent communicator and can effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously. I am highly organized and thrive in fast-paced environments.


Transportation Specialist at BTS Transportation Specialist, TXMar 2022 - Present

  • Developed and implemented a new system for tracking vehicles which resulted in a 10% decrease in maintenance costs.
  • Led team of 4 analysts in developing transportation models which identified $3 million in potential annual savings.
  • Successfully completed CDL training and obtained Class A license.
  • Created Excel spreadsheet to track vehicle utilization rates; decreased empty miles by 15%.
  • Worked with vendors to negotiate lower prices on fuel, tires, and other supplies; saved company $50,000 over 6 months.

Transportation Specialist II at J&S Transportation Specialist, TXAug 2019 - Jan 2022

  • Reduced transportation costs by 15% through route optimization and carrier negotiations.
  • Implemented a new inventory management system that decreased stock-outs by 25%.
  • Developed an employee training program that increased departmental efficiency by 30%.
  • Led a team of 5 analysts in creating a forecasting model which improved accuracy by 10%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to decrease prices on raw materials, resulting in $1.5M in savings.


High School Diploma at Highland Park High School, TXAug 2015 - May 2019

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write papers.


  • Transportation Logistics
  • Transportation Planning
  • Traffic Engineering
  • GIS/Mapping
  • Project Management
  • Budgeting and Finance