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Dispatch Coordinator

Company: Spartan 5S Solutions
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Spartan 5S Solutions is a dynamic transportation/logistics company focused on providing our clients with elite services. At Spartan, our mission is to provide an authentic and transparent partnership with an unwavering dedication to quality and safety. Given our extensive background in Just-In-Time logistics, servicing some of the largest automotive manufacturers, Tier-One Suppliers, Retailers, and Food Distributors across North America, our team possesses robust and innovative transportation solutions for both domestic and international shippers.

As a specialized logistics provider, our team is comprised of senior leaders across a myriad of industries boasting over 100 years of combined experience in warehousing, dedicated transportation, international logistics, route engineering, network optimization, brokerage, expediting, lean six sigma consulting, and safety planning and processes.

The Dispatch Coordinators/Clerks are responsible for assisting the Operations team in performing administrative functions, communicating with Drivers, monitoring of Driver activities, completing tasks associated with the successful completion of operational activities, coordinating break messages, processing information, and monitoring high priority messages and taking appropriate actions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Sole communication link to driver, including, but not limited to, load information, advances, purchase orders, maintenance coordination, performance counseling and dissemination of general company news and information.
2. Responsible for assigned fleet of tractors and drivers, including, but not limited to effective management for optimum performance in the following categories:
On-time pickup and delivery performance.
Out of route miles.
Hours of service compliance.
Driver availability.
Accommodation of special routing needs.
Cost control.
3. Insure that each driver has an adequate understanding of all details of customer and company expectations on each load at the point of dispatch.
4. Daily accounting of all assigned trucks and drivers.
5. Other duties as assigned by authorized personnel.

Skill(s): A successful Dispatcher must possess excellent interpersonal, and verbal communication skills. This individual must also be proficient in mathematical skills, knowledgeable of U.S. geography and be computer literate. This Dispatcher must possess and demonstrate excellent organizational and people skills and be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time. This individual must have and be able to use analytical and problem-solving skills and be able to evaluate alternative solutions. This includes being able to quickly assess a situation, identify feasible solutions and make a sound decision to solve it. The Dispatcher must also understand and lead their drivers in following U.S. DOT regulations with respect to Hours of Service.

Experience: A minimum of one (1) year experience in related positions normally required .

Qualifications:

--- Bachelors degree in Transportation, logistics, or
Business Management is preferred but not required. Prior customer service or trucking experience in Operations a plus.
--- Experience with Logistics JIT operations
--- Experience working with Carriers
--- Experience creating logistics processes such as route schedules and route design.
--- High level proficiency in Microsoft office applications (Excel, Power Point, Word, Access)
--- Understanding of ERP systems and EDI communication is a plus
--- Strong analytical, planning, and problem-solving skills.
--- Ability to Multitask and understand level of prioritization
--- Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

Benefits:
401(k)
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Pay : Negotiable depending on experience / Shift Differential 1st, 2nd, & 3rd shifts available

We are offering 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift positions with shift differential. This is an hourly position with possibility of working overtime, weekends, holidays, etc.

Values :

SERVING OTHERS - PROFESSIONALISM - ADORATION TO GOD - RELIABILITY - THANKFULNESS - ACHIEVEMENT - NEVER SURRENDER

Keywords: Spartan 5S Solutions, Fort Worth , Dispatch Coordinator, Other , Fort Worth, Texas

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