Dispatcher / Logistics Coordinator
Job Type : Fulltime/Hourly
Ideal candidate will have industry experience in transportation and/or hazardous materials hauling.
The dispatcher’s job is to schedule drivers to pickup or deliver loads to customers or vendors. Dispatchers are also responsible for keeping records, monitoring driver daily logs for errors or violations, and the monitoring of both drivers in relation to their remaining hours of service, and equipment as to its availability.
Coordinate and manage the most efficient loads to remain cost effective as a company.
Determine the best delivery methods and negotiate rates.
Identify and evaluate any special needs for each load.
High School Diploma required; secondary education preferred
2+ years of dispatch experience; trucking industry preferred
Knowledge of Hazardous Materials transporting
Solid computer and analytical skills, strong problem-solving and decision-making
Must be highly organized, able to prioritize and be flexible
Must be able to handle strong demands such as deadlines, high call volume and unforeseen circumstances
Willingness to maintain current knowledge of industry and DOT regulations
Flexibility to work 5-10 hours of weekly overtime