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Nighttime Dispatcher

Job in Richmond - Henrico County - VA Virginia - USA
Company: Lucky Dog Industries, LLC
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-04
Job specializations:
  • Logistics
  • Transportation
    Auto Transport, Driver, Truck Driver, Transportation Logistics
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Nighttime Dispatch Supervisor - Monday - Thursday 9pm - 7 am (Alternating Weekends)

MUST HAVE PRIOR TRANSPORTATION DISPATCH EXPERIENCE

Full Time Monday thru Friday 8am to 5:30pm and alternating Saturdays required.

Dispatch experience required, prefer waste industry experience or knowledge

Duties and Responsibilities:

Organize drivers daily route by pick up location, destination, rate and delivery time; pairs first delivery with second pick-up to maximize efficiency; anticipates pick-up and delivery requirements. Ensure driver has all required tools to complete daily route, i.e., e-z pass, hauling manifest, load times, hours of operation and directions when needed.

Engage in driver daily pick-ups and deliveries to ensure timeliness and provide copious customer service.

Essential functions:

Accurately verifies route orders and completes daily by confirming BOL’s information against computerized order in McLeod; attention to detail is a must. Keep customers informed by answering questions regarding pick up date, provides ETA’s to customers, frequent daily follow up with customer to ensure service is superior. Build professional rapport with drivers, customers, managers and team members. Maintain the route drivers’ daily schedules and dispatch the drivers with routing efficiency. Clear and concise communications with managers, employees and company customers, including keeping customers appraised as to company schedule and requested lead-times. Maintain the computerized dispatch board / schedule.

Ability to prioritize competing demands, problem solve, flexible-can work independently and in a team environment. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

Advanced friendly written and oral customer service and verbal skills.

Ability to work in fast paced environment and multi-task Geographical knowledge of service areas

Knowledge of Waste industry is preferred but not required Computer Skills, Organized, Detailed, Prioritize work flow, Communication skills,

Monitor and report drivers performing DOT Pre trip

Knowledge of tractor and trailers for maintenance purposes

Maintain a positive and productive relationship with drivers

Strong organization skills and ability to prioritize

Must be able to perform without supervision and under pressure

Update and enter daily delivery orders

Monitor drivers' on time and report late arrivals, no call no show and call outs

Must have the ability to multitask and pay attention to detail

You must be reliable and on-time with excellent computer and verbal communication skills

Use of excel for reporting purposes

Courteous, friendly, and professional behavior

Ability to excel in fast paced and sometimes demanding environment Two+ years related experience route dispatching Working knowledge of McLeod and Omni software’s are a plus!

Company Description

Lucky Dog is part of a sound waste management program for the Washington Metropolitan Area and Mid-Atlantic region. We efficiently deliver waste materials to the proper disposal facilities. On a daily basis, we haul thousands of tons of waste throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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