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David L. Pyan
(715) 722-0394
Dependable, hardworkin...
Directly coordinated the efforts of the account management team and logistics personnel responsible for
delivering sustain...
Managed $70 million transportation budget including private fleet assets and for-hire carriers. Worked
closely with sales ...
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  1. 1. David L. Pyan (715) 722-0394 SUMMARY Dependable, hardworking Professional with extensive experience managing both the private fleet and for-hire carrier processes. Proven track record in reducing costs and developing cost saving strategies while maintaining optimal service levels. Skilled at developing mutually beneficial vendor and peer relationships that are relevant to the organizations goals and strategies. Possess excellent communication, leadership, analytical and problem solving skills that focus on the customer and internal organizational needs. Carrier Contract Negotiation Strategic Business Planning Budget Forecasting and Planning WMS and TMS Implementation Specialist Analytical Problem Solving PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TECSYS, Inc. Montreal, QC 2016 – current Builds innovative supply chain management solutions that help distribution companies streamline operations, reduce costs and improve customer service. Application Specialist Collaborates with the customer and other team members to understand business needs, evaluates how to meet these needs through the best practices and options available while considering the overall solution and integration aspects.  WMS and TMS design, training, testing and implementation.  Defines the solution designs and configuring the system to meet the customer's requirements.  Guides the customer enhancements team business analysts as required and tests the solutions.  Performs the full system implementation and delivery of the business solution. DeBoer Transportation,Inc. Blenker, WI 2015 – 2015 Full service, asset based transportation and logistics provider that listens to its customers supply chain needs before offering a viable solution. Account Management Team Supervisor
  2. 2. Directly coordinated the efforts of the account management team and logistics personnel responsible for delivering sustained operational excellence and customer service to Deboer’s customers through the use of company owned assets, brokerage, and intermodal modes of transportation.  Responsible for delivering expected freight volume, revenue, and profit to all three revenue streams (Over the road, Logistics, and Intermodal).  Coordinated the work processes that support the development and implementation of acquiring orders and moving the obtained freight safely.  Accountable for the key performance indicators (KPI) of daily load targets by mode, profit margins, and on time pick-up and delivery goals.  Established clear performance expectations and goals and provided timely performance feedback on a regular basis to the account management team.  Regularly reviewed monthly performance P&L statements and recommended appropriate actions.  Aligned existing customer accounts to optimize freight network and on time performance.  Revitalized dormant customer account list with the goal of growing existing accounts and identifying potential new customers.  Contributed to the operating plan delivering freight volume, revenue, and profitability results as determined in the plan and budget. AP Nonweiler, Oshkosh, WI 2014 – 2015 Manufacturer of customized industrial paints and coatings with an emphasis on personalized customer service and environmental responsibility. ERP Consultant Served as consultant to AP Nonweiler management team on processes and applications of Sage500/02 Mobile warehouse applications as they are applied to the inventory management module of the MAS500 ERP system.  Collaborated with management team to determine efficient design and layout of eight room manufacturing and distribution facility.  Created bin identification system used to upload actual inventory into the 02 Mobile warehouse system.  Identified and utilized test data from current system to verify processes to be used in new ERP system.  Verified inventory management, receipts, and outbound shipping processes.  Assisted in training new individuals in the use of new MAS 500 ERP system. Benjamin Moore & Co, Carol Stream, IL 1980 - 2014 Berkshire Hathaway owned Paint Manufacturing and Distribution Company operating throughout the United States and Canada. Manager of Transportation, 2005 - 2014
  3. 3. Managed $70 million transportation budget including private fleet assets and for-hire carriers. Worked closely with sales team to resolve retailer delivery issues and develop solutions to eliminate future problems.  Responsible for the selection, lease, and maintenance of $35 million of transportation specific assets including 110 power units and 170 trailers.  Managed $35 million for-hire transportation budget that included LTL, Truckload, and intermodal carriers. Coordinated driver leasing agency activities and delegation of 150 driver pool. Administrated Syncada Freight Payment system approving freight invoices and generating reports for P & L statements and monthly accounting close.  Developed and Implemented Manhattan Associates Warehouse Management System (WMS) at 13 locations in the US and Canada.  Evaluated and implemented Rand McNally GPS/Electronic Log system for all private fleet vehicles  Ensured that all regulatory compliant measures were met including MCS-90, MC-150, SCAC and DOT.  Negotiated freight rates with over 50 LTL and small parcel for-hire carriers on a regional and national basis  Developed truckload RFP process for obtaining rates from for-hire carriers covering 350 lanes and over 4,500 annual shipments  Managed negotiations and execution of Transportation Agreements with all for-hire carriers coordinating efforts of in-house legal team and outside carriers  Researched new safety tools to be incorporated into the private fleet including drive-cams, safe driver awards, etc. EDUCATION MBA, IT Management - Dominican University, River Forest, IL MBA, Business Management – Dominican university, River Forest, IL BA, Organizational Management – Concordia University, River Forest, IL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) - NPTC Sigma Iota Epsilon Honorary Management Fraternity Coatings Care Hazardous Material Trainer J. J. Keller Alcohol and Drug Supervisor Training AFFILIATIONS Merrill Little League Board Member Treasurer Forest Park Little League Director St. John’s Lutheran Church Youth Group