Andrew Smith

Phone: (000) 000-0000
Address: 287 Custer Street, Hopewell, PA 00000

Professional Summary

As agriculture has always been a passion of mine, and with my previous experience as a highly-regarded, seasoned Grain Merchandiser.  I am wanting to enter again into this area of the business. 
With my past customer base and continued contact with many of them in the industry I would be an asset to your company.  

Employment history

Oct. 2019 – Present Dorrisfort, Kansas
Freight Broker / Owner, Abshire and Sons
Have owned and operated a successful trucking business and also own a Freight Broker business and am a licensed Freight Broker.  Broker for up to 18 trucks in the agriculture industry.  
Feb. 2007 – Oct. 2013 East Maxine, Oregon
Grain Merchandiser, Cronin and Sons
I was a Grain Merchandiser for Central States Enterprises in New Haven for 28 years.   Had the largest farmer and customer base within the New Haven office,  customers were located in the tri-state area.   I also managed the LaOtto, Indiana division for 25 years.  


Aug. 1978
High School Diploma
  • Eastern Rolfson - Connellyfort, Nebraska


Grain Merchandiser
Grain Handling
Truck Program - Deliver and Pick up of grain

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