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Transportation Dispatcher - Part time

Company: Burton Logistics Solutions
Location: Graham
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Burton Logistics Solutions is seeking candidates for the position of Transportation Dispatcher.

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling drivers to make freight deliveries or collect shipments and packages.
  • Communicating with customers about freight details, delivery or pickup times, and special handling requests.
  • Planning pre-determined routes and accommodating route changes as needed.
  • Preparing dispatch documents, as well as generating freight bills and invoices.
  • Maintaining records of dispatched calls, driver routes, route changes, as well as delivery and pickup times.
  • Keeping track of transportation regulations and laws to ensure that truck drivers comply.
  • Reviewing drivers' logs, including dispatched calls and arrival times.
  • Monitoring truck repairs and maintenance schedules.
  • Logging customer shipping schedules and complaints.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Preferred: Bachelor's or Associate Degree in Transportation or Logistics.
  • Ability to work under pressure and time management.
  • 2-3 years of experience as a Dispatcher or similar position within industry.
  • Exceptional ability to schedule drivers, plan routes, and dispatch drivers to customer locations.
  • Extensive experience in customer services, as well as generating freight bills and invoices.
  • Experience with Transportation Management Software (TMS), such as McLeod,
  • Proficiency in office software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to monitor drivers' logs, truck maintenance schedules, and repairs.
  • Knowledge of applicable transportation regulations and laws.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills.

Job Type: Part-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required.
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Keywords: Burton Logistics Solutions, Greensboro , Transportation Dispatcher - Part time, Other , Graham, North Carolina

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