Location:
MI

Salary Range:$55,000.00 - $65,000.00


Position Id:
17112

Position Responsibilities:
Reports to CEO for a growing regional truckload and brokerage transportation logistics firm. With over 50 associates including 40 company drivers, 45 tractors, and 50 dry van trailers. The culture is a fun, friendly, yet professional work environment where associates are treated like family.

The Dispatcher is responsible for the regional trucking day-to-day dispatch with 40 drivers. Advocate for drivers and works to manage driver utilization, service levels and quality-of-life. May occasionally receive calls on nights and weekends. Evaluates the driver performance & supervises fleet during shift. Reports service failures and/or performance issues by drivers in a professional and timely manner. Assists drivers and coach on fuel network if fuel needed out of network. Complies with current and documented processes, policies, and procedures. Holds drivers accountable for given work assignments and follow through of dispatch. Understands and updates the current status of all drivers and their locations. Understands and has working knowledge for current hours of service guidelines and enforce compliance. Maintains honesty and integrity in all communications with drivers and fellow employees. Follows through with any suggested or required training by supervisor. Enters orders, plan, and dispatch drivers. Drug and alcohol free.

Background Required:
  • Dispatcher experience (2 yrs)
  • Prioritized drivers’ schedules
  • Dispatch support software (Keep tracking, Bombar)
  • Monitored driver daily logs
  • Metrics measurements (i.e. on time performance, exception management, route optimization)
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office
  • Residence: Detroit, MI
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Tractor & trailer mechanical knowledge
  • Operations (i.e. LTL & Final Mile)
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (Business, transportation, or related)
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communications (verbal, written, presentation)
  • Team player
  • Leadership
  • Customer service
  • Problem solving

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Contact:
Practice Leader: Andrew Keenan
Truckload & Dedicated

akeenan@GlobalESG.com
330.664.9400, ext.168

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