DISPATCHER

Job Number: BTN-001

Contract   |  Schomberg, Ontario   |  Posted on Jan 05, 2017 ← Back

           

Dispatcher

Job Location                        Schomberg, ON

Contract Position   February – December 2017

Schedule                   Monday – Friday – 8hrs/day    *Hours extended in Spring & Fall

 

Role

  • To plan, execute and review freight operations, including inbound and outbound, while ensuring maximum efficiency and results within designated timelines.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and execute all freight operations.
  • Co-ordinate loads with owner operators, carrier dispatchers and other personnel directly affected by shipping.
  • Ensure all customer deadlines and requests are met when possible, including revising dispatch plans to meet these requirements where feasible.
  • Monitor and manage rack inventory at customer locations.
  • Understand and manage all costs associated with freight operations while streamlining to minimize associated costs.
  • Manage rental and lease equipment.
  • Manage carriers and direct freight costs.
  • Review and analyze driver time/hours and hourly rates to ensure accuracy of carrier billings.
  • Manage Fuel costs
  • Budget load costs and post on web dispatch.
  • Communicate the shipping/delivery plan with team members.
  • Responsible for all delivery appointments
  • Act as a liaison between the customers and drivers/Carriers

Required Skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Work, Outlook)
  • Critical thinking and quick decision making skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (English)
  • Knowledge of highway trucking and the associated rules and regulations.
  • Understanding French is an asset but not required.

Education & Experience

  • High school Diploma Required
  • Post Secondary preferred
  • 3+ years of industry experience in a 'Load Broker' Position is preferred
  • Load Link experience required

Job summary

Company

Brookdale Treeland Nurseries Ltd.

Job Type

Contract

Location

Schomberg, Ontario

Start Date

Feb 01, 2017


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