Gary Paakkonen

Gary Paakkonen

Freelance Photographer

Location
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (Kitchener, Canada Area)
Industry
Photography

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Gary Paakkonen's Overview

Current
  • flatbed linehaul at DeckX
  • Owner/ Proprietor at Paakkonen Photography
Past
  • Class AZ Driver at BLM Deck Division
  • Account Manager at Fargo Transportation Ltd
  • President at KNN Enterprises Inc
  • Dispatch Coordinator at Linamar Corp
  • Owner-Operator at SouthWestern Express and Mel's Express running reefers throughout North America
  • Delivery Driver at Century Automotive
Education
Connections

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Gary Paakkonen's Summary

Based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, We are a Husband and Wife team who specialize in Digital and Film Fine Art Photography and Landscapes.

Our photography can be purchased as Prints, Merchandise and Digital downloads in both personal and commercial licenses at http://www.garypaakkonen starting at just $0.99

For Commissioned and Post-Process work please contact us via email: gary@garypaakkonen.com

Specialties: Fine Art, Vehicles, Landscapes

Gary Paakkonen's Experience

flatbed linehaul

DeckX

June 2013Present (1 year 4 months) Aberfoyle, Ontario, Canada

Delivering flatbed loads throughout North America

Owner/ Proprietor

Paakkonen Photography

Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Photography industry

September 2008Present (6 years 1 month) Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

We are a Husband and Wife Photography team

Class AZ Driver

BLM Deck Division

January 2002September 2012 (10 years 9 months)

Flatbed driver hauling legal and over-dimensional loads to 49 States and all of Canada
Last 3 years have been running locally around South Western Ontario
Equipment; 48',53 and Extendable Flatbed, Stepdeck, Double Drop, Tilt-N-Load, Sliding Tarp and Rack and Tarp trailers.
Hauled, loaded and unloaded Aerial, Construction and Material Handling equipment of all kinds
Load securement and tarping in a legal, safe and damage free manner

Account Manager

Fargo Transportation Ltd

March 2001March 2002 (1 year 1 month)

In charge of obtaining and securing new business and maintaining accounts for a busy Third Party Logistics Provider.
Dispatching and tracking shipments from my accounts and maintaining a high grade of customer service

President

KNN Enterprises Inc

January 1996March 2001 (5 years 3 months)

Kitchener, On
President; I owned and operated a 7 truck fleet running freight-all-kinds throughout North America
Dispatch, Safety, Licensing, day to day operations
Load Brokering



Various
Ontario
Dispatcher, Driving and O/O positions.

Dispatch Coordinator

Linamar Corp

January 1990January 1996 (6 years 1 month) Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Dispatch and coordinate freight for 13 inter-related Auto Parts Manufacturing Plants. Plan and dispatch loads to 48 trucks Plan, obtain and dispatch return loads for 48 trucks throughout North America Customer service Load brokering (3PL)

Owner-Operator

SouthWestern Express and Mel's Express running reefers throughout North America

January 1980January 1989 (9 years 1 month)

Delivery Driver

Century Automotive

January 1978January 1980 (2 years 1 month)

Local auto parts delivery throughout southern Ontario

Gary Paakkonen's Languages

  • Finnish

Gary Paakkonen's Skills & Expertise

  1. Still Life
  2. Digital Photography
  3. Photography
  4. Portraits
  5. Fine Art Photography
  6. Portrait Photography
  7. Photoshop
  8. Fine Art
  9. Photo Editing
  10. Photos
  11. Retouching
  12. Lightroom
  13. Blogging
  14. Wedding Photography
  15. Weddings
  16. Images
  17. Transportation and Logistics
  18. Dispatching
  19. Account Manager
  20. Trucking
  21. Flatbeds
  22. Specialized trucking
  23. overdimensional loads
  24. heavy haul
  25. Load Brokering
  26. 3PL
  27. Operations Manager
  28. Freight sales
  29. Truck Driving
  30. Image Manipulation
  31. Image Editing
  32. Commercial Photography
  33. Art
  34. Heavy Haul
  35. Flatbed
  36. Event Photography
  37. Landscape Photography
  38. Travel Photography
  39. Street Photography
  40. Studio Photography
  41. Photojournalism
  42. Lifestyle Photography
  43. Architectural Photography
  44. Environmental Portraiture
  45. Editorial Photography
  46. Film
  47. Black & White
  48. Studio Lighting
  49. Boudoir
  50. Fashion Photography

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Gary Paakkonen's Education

George Brown College

transportation

19791980

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