Jeffrey Boesger is a Commercial Transportation Expert with over thirty years of experience in trucking, distribution, transportation management, trucking and warehousing safety, regulatory compliance, and professional tractor-trailer operation. As an expert witness consultant, Jeff applies his knowledge and experience to the investigation of trucking, warehousing, and freight delivery related accidents, injuries, and cargo claims.
Jeff began his career as a Professional Truck Driver in 1992. In 1994, he began a career with a nationwide food distribution firm that would provide hands-on and managerial experience covering all facets of trucking operations, from delivery driver to eventually becoming the Director of Transportation and Safety. Throughout his tenure, Jeff was responsible for all aspects of the firm's Safety and Compliance Programs that included: FMCSR, OSHA, and EPA regulatory compliance, and developing and managing training and safety programs for delivery drivers and warehouse workers.
Jeff remains active in the transportation industry and maintains his Commercial Driver's License (CDL). He has completed an assortment of training relevant to driver and warehouse safety, hazardous materials transportation, and incident response.
Associate2018 to present
Provide technical investigations, analysis, reports, and testimony toward the resolution of commercial and personal injury litigation involving commercial transportation and warehousing, regulatory compliance, and accident/incident investigations.
Professional Tractor-Trailer Driver2017 to 2018
Professional tractor-trailer flatbed driver picking up and delivering flatbed cargo throughout the United States
Director of Transportation and Safety 2014-2017
Director of Transportation and Safety for a world-wide, multi-billion dollar food distributor. Managed a department consisting of 130 drivers, two managers, and five supervisors, as well as various support staff. Responsible for Regulatory Compliance (FMCSR, OSHA, EPA). Responsible for developing safety and training programs, risk management functions, claims management (Worker’s Compensation, auto/property)
Safety and Security Manager 2011-2014
Safety and training program development and oversight. Regulatory Compliance (FMCSR, OSHA, EPA). Maintained site security program and policies, including Food Defense program.
Safety and Security Supervisor 2009-2011
Continued with the Safety and Risk Supervisor functions. Additionally, developed and maintained a multifaceted site security program. Created, updated, and maintained policies and procedures and had oversight of the Food Defense program.
Safety and Risk Supervisor 2003-2009
Developed and maintained safety program and policies in compliance with FMSCR, OSHA and EPA standards. Conducted new employee training as well as on going safety compliance training for CDL drivers, warehouse, office and sales staff. Investigate, and input claims involving Worker’s Compensation, auto/property and product liability claims. Worked with 3rd party administer and legal counsel as needed to resolve claims.
Transportation Supervisor 2001-2003
Developed driver applications and forms to be compliant with current FMCSR regulations. FMCSR file audits. CDL driver recruiting, vetting, qualifying, and hiring. Trained, coached and supervised route delivery and shuttle drivers in servicing customers. Accident/Injury Investigations. Remedial training program development.
Lead Route Driver 1997-2001
CDL Class A tractor-trailer delivery driver. Driver trainer for newly hired company drivers. Conducted driving skills tests with new driver applicants. Conducted remedial training with drivers as instructed by management.
Route Driver 1996-1997
CDL Class A tractor-trailer delivery driver. Successfully delivered multi-temp products to various types of customers in the food service industry.
Route Driver1994 to 1996
CDL Class A tractor-trailer delivery driver. Successfully delivered multi-temp products to various types of customers in the food service industry
Asleep at the Wheel: Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue in Commercial Truck Driving, 360 Advocacy How to Win Trucking Cases, February 24, 2019