Salary Range:$60,000.00 - $80,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Terminal Manager for one of the nation’s best known, well respected provider of flatbed and heavy haul transportation services. With a fleet of more than 300 trailers includes lowboys, stretch floats, flatbeds, dry vans, and intermodal chassis, their specialized heavy haul equipment can accommodate loads more than 1,000,000 pounds. This diversity allows the organization to meet the total transportation needs of our customers.
The Heavy Haul OTR Dispatcher is responsible for the dispatching of drivers to facilitate the movement of legal freight up to OD/OOG (180k lbs.) freight. Communicates load information to the drivers and coordinates a variety of logistical issues. Coordinates pick-up and delivery of loads with customers, drivers and co-workers and assures delivery of freight to customers on time and to the customer’s satisfaction.

Background Required:
  • Driver-Dispatch management, Heavy Haul Transportation (minimum 3 years)
  • Personnel supervision (i.e. drivers, etc.)
  • Knowledge of flatbeds up to Scheuerle and 9 axle trailers
  • Knowledge of dispatching software: TMW
  • Negotiate with customers regarding rates and resolving disputes
  • Assist with review of OD/OOG quotes
  • Able to run large projects OTR
  • Develop solid working relationships with customer contacts
  • Computer: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Education: High School Diploma
  • 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.

Managing Director: Larry Wainscott
Specialized Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.125

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