Coordinates the movement of all drivers, trucks and loads to maximize productivity and ensure efficient, prompt and well mannered service to our customers.
- Track driver hours and scheduling needs.
- Coordinate dispatch to ensure all drivers are in and out for their shifts.
- Re-cover open trips as needed (i.e extra service, PTO days, vacations, etc.)
- Sync-up efforts with Equipment Coordinator and Scheduler to maintain schedules and equipment switches.
- Monitor Hours of Service to ensure compliance with DOT regulations.
- Reporting of all incidents and accidents.
- Load Plan / Delivery Route Optimization (Local / Regional / National)
- Receive requests from customer for pickup and delivery of loads.
- Order Entry into TMS System
- Scheduling of P/U & Delivery Appointments via phone and/or internet
- Enter Check-Calls in the computerized dispatch system, including all notes.
- Assigns drivers to motor vehicles.
- Determine routes and develop pickup/delivery schedules.
- Provide trip descriptions, and routing descriptions to drivers.
- Communicates with drivers and customers by face to face, phone, and text.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Associates degree preferred.
- Preferred experience in transportation or customer service industry.
- Knowledge of computers, geography, customer locations, equipment, vehicle safety and control system.
- Knowledge of DOT regulations governing hours of service, safe driving and vehicle inspection and maintenance.
Refrigerated LTL Trucking, Cold Storage & Logistics Company based out of Forest Park,IL. Consolidating temperature sensitive freight within our Cold Storage facility for direct deliveries to customers in the Midwest, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Southwest states.
Partnered with Weinstein Wholesale Meat, Inc. which provide their customers with the finest beef, pork, poultry, lamb, and veal products. Over the years, their commitment to listening to the customer and delivering what the customer wants has contributed to the formation and success of Perishables Distribution Solutions. Today, Weinstein Wholesale Meat, Inc. and customers with Similar commodities in nature are consolidated and delivered to every Midwestern state as well as several major hubs in the Southern and Eastern United States.
Role: LTL / Truckload Dispatch Associate
Location: Forest Park,
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