Job Title: Military Household Goods Over-the-Road Truck Driver
Job Summary: The Military Household Goods Over-the-Road Truck Driver is responsible for transporting and delivering household goods of military personnel and their families to various locations across the country. This specialized position requires a deep understanding of military regulations and procedures related to the transportation of household goods, as well as exceptional driving skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service.
- Safely and efficiently transport military household goods to designated destinations within the assigned timeframe.
- Adhere to all applicable traffic laws, regulations, and safety guidelines while operating the truck and handling cargo.
- Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the vehicle to ensure its safety and report any mechanical issues or damages promptly.
- Secure and load/unload household goods using appropriate packing and handling techniques to prevent damage during transit.
- Verify and document the inventory of goods being transported, ensuring accuracy and compliance with military requirements.
- Follow military guidelines and regulations regarding the documentation and reporting of shipments, including weight tickets, delivery receipts, and any other necessary paperwork.
- Provide exceptional customer service by maintaining professional and courteous communication with military personnel and their families, addressing their inquiries and concerns throughout the moving process.
- Plan routes effectively, considering factors such as traffic, road conditions, and delivery schedules, to ensure timely and efficient deliveries.
- Maintain accurate records of driving hours, mileage, fuel usage, and other relevant information as required by regulatory authorities.
- Collaborate with dispatchers and logistics personnel to coordinate pick-up and delivery schedules, resolve issues, and ensure smooth operations.
- Adhere to company policies and procedures, including those related to safety, equipment maintenance, and compliance with government regulations.
- Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) with appropriate endorsements (e.g., Class A or B with HAZMAT endorsement).
- Proven experience as an over-the-road truck driver, preferably with experience in military household goods transportation.
- Knowledge of military regulations and procedures related to the transportation of household goods is highly desirable.
- Ability to operate a variety of truck sizes and types commonly used in household goods transportation, including tractor-trailers and straight trucks.
- Strong physical stamina and the ability to handle heavy lifting and moving of household goods.
- Effective communication skills to interact professionally with military personnel, families, and company personnel.
- Solid organizational and time-management skills to plan routes and meet delivery deadlines.
- Attention to detail and accuracy in completing required paperwork and documentation.
- Flexibility to work irregular hours and be away from home for extended periods, as required by the nature of long-haul trucking.
- Steady annual tonnage based on CSS, Timeliness and Claims.
- Front payment on shipments once they have cleared.
- Permanently assigned trailers and on-board equipment.
- Aggressive Rates.
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