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The Colony, Texas | Contract
Busy and growing logistics client located in The Colony, TX has an immediate need for a Dispatcher on a contract to possible hire basis.
Team and Family Atmosphere
The Dispatcher is responsible for dispatching drivers and ensuring customers receive orders in a timely manner.d to the terminal manager/accounting.
Obtain complete and accurate information from the customers as well as entering into the dispatch system
Communicate with and dispatch drivers to appropriate locations
Tracking driver return product and check in procedures
Routing and scheduling independent contractors who deliver product 7 days a week
Responsible for paper work needed to dispatch drivers within the metroplex which includes assigning driver, trip number, origin and destination
Coordinates dispatch of transportation equipment
Investigates and reports schedule delays, accidents, equipment failure and implements contingency plans to ensure on-time delivery in the event of breakdown or accident while out for delivery
Escalates unresolved issues with independent contractors to management as needed
Creates and maintains files in accordance with DOT regulations for all drivers
Assist in the development and implementation of corrective action plans if any discrepancies or violations are found
Compiles amount to bill customer by collecting information from bills of lading/manifest and calculating or computing billing totals
Distributes manifests to terminal manager daily; copies invoices on all deliveries and matches with exports
Responsible for all outgoing mail, filing, answering the telephone, typing, copying, and faxing, etc.
Dispatcher Background Profile:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Must have at least 1-year dispatch experience
Ability to work Tuesday- Saturday from 1pm-9pm
Familiar with bills of lading and purchase orders
Must have strong computer skills as well as be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent data entry skills with speed and accuracy
Creative problem-solving and decision-making skills
Strong attention to detail with the ability to prioritize workload and thrive in a fast-paced team environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Features and Benefits while On Contract:
We go beyond the basic staffing agency offerings! You can see the extensive list of benefits on our website under the Candidate “ Benefits” tab.
Features and Benefits of Client:
Medical, Dental & Vision
401K after 6 months of employment
Vacation & Holiday Pay