David L. Pyan
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
Carrier Contract Negotiation Strategic Business Planning
Budget Forecasting and Planning
WMS and TMS Implementation Specialist
Analytical Problem Solving
TECSYS, Inc. Montreal, QC 2016 – current
Builds innovative supply chain management solutions that help distribution companies streamline
operations, reduce costs and improve customer service.
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
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
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.
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
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
Identified and utilized test data from current system to verify processes to be used in new ERP
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
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
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
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
Negotiated freight rates with over 50 LTL and small parcel for-hire carriers on a regional and
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.
MBA, IT Management - Dominican University, River Forest, IL
MBA, Business Management – Dominican university, River Forest, IL
BA, Organizational Management – Concordia University, River Forest, IL
Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) - NPTC
Sigma Iota Epsilon Honorary Management Fraternity
Coatings Care Hazardous Material Trainer
J. J. Keller Alcohol and Drug Supervisor Training
Merrill Little League Board Member
Treasurer Forest Park Little League
Director St. John’s Lutheran Church Youth Group