Kevin M. Usilton
Position as a manager in an environment that fosters increasing levels of responsibility, requires razor-sharp strategy, and proactive leadership toward organizational effectiveness and efficiency. Proven success in high-volume and fast-paced environments making high-stake decisions using experience-backed judgment, analytical reasoning, alongside big-picture and long-term planning.
Repeatedly promoted with just shy of 8 years tenure in the transportation industry.
Less than Truckload, Cartage, Inter-Model, Truckload, and Inter-National collaboratively.
Irreproachable integrity and authority in employee engagement that inspires people to act resolutely; an alumni of a Top 5 nationally ranked diversity council.
Unwavering academic career complete with a 3.92 GPA and through professional recommendation instilling problem solving, reason, and analytical thinking in students as a Chemistry Tutor.
2013-Present Santa Fe College Gainesville, FL
Associates Degree – Business Administration
3.92 GPA complete
Pursuant B.A.S. – expected completion July 2015
2014-Present Zone Manager Saia Inc. Savannah, GA
Plans, directs and controls the freight operations of multiple small terminals.
Analyzes expenditures, financial, and operations reports to determine requirements
for increasing profits and improving processes.
2014-2014 Chemistry Tutor Santa Fe College Gainesville, FL
Level I tutor under the TEAM Health Sciences chair (College Chemistry)
Successfully taught a diverse group of students the following: Conversions not limited to Mole, Temp, Pressure, and Metric; Atomic & Molecular structure, Periodic table, Chemical bonding, Electrochemistry, Equations & Stoichiometry, Solutions, Suspensions, Colloids & Dispersions, Acids, Bases and pH, Thermochemistry, Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry.
2013-2014 Grocery Associate Publix Inc. Gainesville, FL
Oversee stock operations, delivery, organizing and, replenishment with emphasis on cost control and profit through sustainability practices.
Led initiatives and cost saving practices that proved immediate results returning weekly revenue in previously lost perishable items
2011-2013 Ops Manager FedEx Freight Inc. Chester, VA
Manager of 4 subordinate supervisors, 47 drivers, 7 office personnel and, 30 dock associates.
Increased P&D revenue year over year through the elimination of 41 (all) commercial rental units, a decrease in daily man hours by 12% through process improvement and 2 self-created planning systems that became the standard for operational use.
Increased number of shipments delivered before noon from 55% to 68% year over year that drove a faster cycle and eliminated lost back-side hours. Reduced P&D overtime from 15% to 9% year over year.
Implemented new processes and departmental reorganization that increased operational earnings 12% as well as achieving benchmark operational performance metrics from self-created dynamic real time planning systems.
2008-2010 District Hub Planner FedEx Freight Inc. Mt. Pocono, PA
Increased regional profits year over year for 2 yrs. from lane adjustments and door-load profiles with self-created dynamic planning systems that allowed real-time load adjustments while optimizing outbound and hub departure compliance Region wide.
Trained countless new supervisors and several new managers in 4 states while designing programs specifically to the locations needs to improve all areas of operational performance.
Implemented hub-to-hub/hub-to-spoke planning and oversaw all communications, lane/load, and route design for a hub opening in Newark, Nj
2007-2008 Ops. Supervisor FedEx Freight Inc. Mt. Pocono, PA
Reduced P&D overtime year over year by implementing new load designs alongside self-created mathematical staffing tools that were adopted and introduced on the Regional level.
Implemented new processes that increased 2 operations productivity an accumulated 4% year over year. The P&D operation was awarded for most improved operation in the Division.
Expanded roll in all areas of operations
2005-2007 City Driver FedEx Freight Inc. Mt. Pocono, PA
Provided outstanding customer service to a significant variety of customers such as Bemis, Glaxo Smith Klein, Walmart, SuperValu, Hewlett-Packard, and Sanofi-Pasteur.
Guaranteed accurate logistical support and on time freight delivery through frequent collaboration with management, other drivers, and the customers themselves.
2004-2005 Part-time Dock Assc. FedEx Freight Inc. Mt. Pocono, PA
Worked with a team of employees across multiple operations to ensure customers shipments we loaded and unloaded timely, intact, and damage free.
Awarded the “I do it right the first time” certificate and lapel pin.
Kevin Usilton is a highly intelligent and driven individual whom currently possesses a 3.92 GPA at Santa Fe College directed toward a business degree.
He has strong sympathy and compassion toward other people. Albeit, his social interactions often surpass the mean attention span of most. This comes from a diverse library of information to recall from that is continuously being added to.
He enjoys and has a need to have processes, order and, systems in his life that help eliminate chaos so everything falls into its correct place. His sense of humor is an evolution of his life's cultural expereinces. He gains relaxation from reading old books and teaching others to help them succeed.