Location:
TX

Salary Range:$70,000.00 - $80,000.00


Position Id:
17502

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Operations for an asset-light transportation and logistics company. With focus in Freight Brokerage, they run 27 trucks out of Houston, TX with a majority presence in flatbed/open deck and minimal van transportation.

The Dispatcher is responsible for working with customers and brokers to develop efficient lanes both inbound and outbound of Houston. They will create orders within the TMW dispatch system and work directly with the drivers to ensure on-time and safe delivery. The Dispatcher will use al means of communication in order to stay up to date with their drivers. There will be a heavy focus on establishing relationships with various shippers along their lanes in order to book backhaul loads. Assist customers as well as drivers with any and all questions concerning the transportation of a load. Make sure all necessary paperwork is accurate and attached to the orders created. Coordinate and schedule customer orders for Flatbed OTR. Be available to support drivers during nights, weekends and holidays when needed. Support technology agenda to operate as efficiently as possible.

Background Required:
  • Transportation/logistics industry (flatbed, open-deck, or dry van)
  • Driver-Dispatch management; Personnel supervision
  • Knowledge of dispatching software: TMW
  • Familiar with all state and federal motor carrier regulations
  • Negotiate with customers regarding rates and resolving disputes
  • Develop solid working relationships with customer contacts
  • Computer: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Residence: Houston, TX
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal)
  • Phone etiquette
  • Self-starter
  • Results-oriented coupled with strong work ethic

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:
Senior Practice Leader: Josiah DiPaolo
Bulk Transportation


jdipaolo@globalesg.com
330.664.9400, ext.140

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