Lead Transportation Dispatcher
Company: Class Produce Group LLC
Posted on: January 26, 2023
A Dispatcher uses modern routing software to develop, alter, and
optimize delivery routes. Dispatchers must effectively communicate
and serve as liaisons between drivers and customers.
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Dispatch Routes Daily
Update schedule/contact drivers on a day-to-day base
Monitor routes on the TMS system.
Dispatch: second run order/leftover orders
Track Driver Locations
Double-check all late drivers' paperwork
Enter driver logs, file fuel receipts
Coordinate service on Trucks/breakdowns etc.
Assign keys and trucks to drivers and receive them back
Collect drivers invoices/credits, shorts/enter payments
Communicate and coordinate with other departments and resolve any
General off duties require; invoice credits payment, restocking
supplies for office and drivers bags, filing fuels, logs, cleaning
the office, etc.
Scheduled pick-ups on routes. Notify drivers
Communicate with the yard jockey
Report any returns, and shorts to the Sales staff, Warehouse
Report overage/short to inventory so that invoices can be fixed
Route trucks as necessary using the system
Other duties as assigned
Benefits subject to elections and eligibility
Medical Dental Vision 401(k) matching Life insurance
Occasional overtime available but not required; +/- 5 hours per
The expected salary range is $43,000 - 46,000 annually
Paid time off subject to eligibility, including vacation, sick, and
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma is required, College
Degree is preferred. Must have Previous experience in the
transportation field and/or dispatch experience.
TRAINING, SKILLS, LICENSES: Administrative experience is required.
Routing background preferred. Strong use of Transportation
Management Systems (TMS) and On-Board systems preferred (ex.
PeopleNet, Xata, TMW, etc.). Excellent communication and
organization skills. Type at least 45 wpm, Proficient in MS Office,
specifically Outlook, Word, and Excel, 10 key Calculator, and Data
Entry Skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
attention to detail, accuracy with figures, and the ability to work
efficiently and independently.
WORKING CONDITIONS: This position is located in an office
environment with moderate to low noise levels and is typically
sedentary. Daily use of a computer and phone system is necessary as
well as interaction with staff, customers, and vendors.
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