Winter Haven, FL/Cordele, GA

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

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Operations of a privately-owned food grade tank carrier that provides transportation services throughout all the United States as well as importing and exporting services between the US, Canada, and Mexico. They have been in business since 1974 and operate with a fleet of over 500 tractors and 1,200 trailers.
The Driver Manager/Load Planner is responsible for order & delivery process, assigning loads, updating movements, informing the customer of “in-progress” and “delay” notifications. Provides complete and timely incident & accident telephone reports. Prepares daily mount list requests for the depot. Assists with the development, implementation, training, and measurement of safety and service. Dispatcher does not just talk with customers and drivers, but also handles data entry for all loads and are accountable to their regions solely, meaning they get calls after hours and on weekends. Challenge is to foster a team atmosphere while ensuring customer commitments are met.

Background Required:
  • Transportation dispatcher (1 year)
  • DOT rules and regulations
  • Positive customer service
  • Scheduling of PM’s
  • Working Knowledge of HOS
  • AS400
  • Understanding of driver retention strategies
  • Problem Solving abilities
  • Attention to detail / strong work ethic
  • Transportation dispatch software (i.e. TMW, McCleod)
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • Education: High School degree or equivalent
  • Location: Winter Haven, FL or Cordele, GA
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Food grade transportation
  • Proficient data entry
  • Satellite tracking (i.e. Qualcomm)
  • Advanced Education: Bachelors or further education
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent people/ communication skills
  • Adapts to a common vision (team player)
  • Proven examples of flexibility within the workplace
  • Analytical
  • Decision-making
  • Planning
  • Organized

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

Senior Practice Leader: Josiah DiPaolo
Specialized Transportation & Logistics

330.664.9400, ext.140

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