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Roger Edwards brings a new, balanced vision as our
RTD representative of, and responsive to, all citizens.


  1. Missouri Western State University
    1. BS Business Administration
      1. Major Accounting
  2. University of Tennessee
    1. Logistics Executive Development Program
  3. University of Wisconsin – Madison
    1. Transportation Planning, Pricing, and Costing Certificate
  4. TAMKO Building Products
    1. Continuous Quality Improvement
    2. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    3. Reasonable Suspicion
  5. Breakthrough Management Group
    1. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training
    2. 5S training
  6. Toastmasters International
    1. Competent Communicator
  7. Colorado Motor Carriers
    1. Reasonable Suspicion
    2. DOT Compliance
    3. Workman Compensation
  8. United States Veteran
    1. U.S. Army 1969 – 1972
    2. Vietnam veteran
  9. Employment
    1. Public accounting
    2. Retail accounting
    3. Business manager
    4. Sales
    5. Logistics
    6. Entrepreneur
  10. Logistics Experience
    1. Driving a box truck
    2. Determining the freight capacity for each trailer
    3. Routing the deliveries
    4. Working with drivers
    5. Working with angry drivers
    6. Working with customers
    7. Working with angry customers
    8. Working with shippers
    9. Working with angry shippers
    10. Fleet cost accounting
    11. Truck Lease/Purchase option analysis
    12. Software evaluation
    13. Software implementation
    14. Streamlined less than truckload (LTL) freight billing process
    15. Analysis of ocean freight in compliance with “Jones Act’”
    16. Negotiated rate for transport of industrial quantity of platinum by armored car
    17. Negotiated rate refund from national railroad for poor service
    18. Negotiated specific service contract with national railroad
    19. Negotiated rates with Union Pacific, BNSF, Norfolk Southern and CSX railroads
    20. Negotiated rates and relationships with truckload carriers, large and small
    21. Prepared inbound/outbound freight cost for executive management regarding decision making on where to build a production facility
    22. Prepared cost analysis of moving unit trains (100 cars or more) of industrial products
    23. Purchased heavy-duty class 8 tractors and trailers
    24. Setup USDOT authority for “Common Carrier” fleet
    25. Satisfactorily completed DOT audit
    26. Developed a process to eliminate a 30% shipment service failure rate, at a manufacturing plant to less than 5%
    27. Improved method to increase shipment capacity to 200 trucks per day at one manufacturing facility.
    28. Responsible for the stewardship of a $150,000,000 transportation budget
    29. Managed logistics for twelve manufacturing plants and twelve warehouse
    30. Provided daily key process indicators, (KPI’s) to executive management
    31. Managed staff, productivity, hiring/termination, in conjunction with human resource department requirements
    32. Worked across departmental function, sales, operation, customer service, human resources, legal, administrative
    33. Six Sigma Green Belt project saved millions of dollars each year for the organization



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