Job Title: Dispatcher
Acts as liaison between drivers and management and effectively dispatches deliveries by performing the below-mentioned functions.
Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned):
- Prepares a daily schedule and coordinates efficient deliveries by applying knowledge of customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
-Applies knowledge of service areas to dispatch sufficient coverage and knowledge of delivery vehicle of operation capacity to ensure delivery schedules are met.
-Applies knowledge of all driver schedules as well as subordinates skills and abilities for dispatched duties.
-Understands, interprets and ensures adherence to applicable DOT regulations.
-Operates the dispatch board according to procedures and backs-up the computer system as required.
-Operates communication equipment efficiently to properly communicate with drivers and maintains related equipment in optimum working condition.
-Answers multi-line telephone and maintains a professional office environment and professional relations with customers and other employees.
-Informs customer of their service status according to delivery schedules as needed.
-Maintains current industry knowledge through publications and legislation, and shares pertinent information with personnel as appropriate.
-Resolves operational and delivery problems that require immediate attention.
Hours would be either 8am-4:30pm or 8:30am to 5pm with 30 minutes for lunch.
We are looking for Monday thru Friday hire but are also open to part time if a qualified person is interested in that.