Transportation Dispatcher $40,000 to $42,000 yearly

Kitchener, ON

COVID-19 considerations:
Our facility is offering a safe work environment following all public health guidelines. Employees practice social distancing and PPE is provided along with hand sanitizing stations.

We are currently looking to add a Transportation Dispatcher for our Mid-Night Shift ($40,000 to $42,000 yearly) who is equally passionate about serving the community and achieving operational success alongside our dedicated and loyal employees. This role will be based in the London Terminal and interested candidates are encouraged to apply below.

 

About Us:
Our team is made up of people who believe in our safety-focused operations and our commitment to excellence. We have a track record for believing in the potential of hard working people.
We believe delivering exceptional customer service starts with hiring, and effectively motivating, exceptional people. We make a point of rewarding performance and supporting professional development.

We also recognize that every new employee brings a unique set of experiences, skills, and perspectives to the table.

This is a great opportunity for long-term professional growth with a solid company.

 

Job Summary:

The dispatcher position is responsible for managing Mid-Night operations of driver dispatch, scheduling, routing and to ensure that all activities are accurately recorded in the company’s transportation management system.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all work is accurately entered and managed in the system in a timely manner, from; order entry, to planning, to activating and progressing
  • Plan and schedule drivers efficiently, resulting in the reduction/elimination of non-revenue hours, empty miles and an increase in driver productivity
  • Manage and direct all incoming inquiries through the dispatch telephone lines and email to ensure a clear, efficient flow of information to the appropriate people
  • Coordinate with maintenance and Operations to ensure that the required equipment is available
  • Assign equipment to upcoming runs to ensure all of our customer’s needs will be met
  • Communicate with drivers to ensure that appointment delivery times are met
  • Monitor special driver requirements for each site to ensure they are being adhered to
  • Ensure proper placement of trailer pool to support customers’ daily requirements while maintaining costs
  • Assist in the dispatching of drivers as required
  • To perform other duties as assigned by the reporting manager


Core Competencies and Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • 2-3 years of prior dispatch experience is required
  • 1-2 years of planning and scheduling experience is required
  • Previous experience and/or a familiarity with trucking is required
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and possess excellent problem solving skills
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and overtime if the demand arises
  • Experience in a 24 x 7 operation, preferably in the transportation industry
  • Trained in Hours of Service an asset

 

Come work with us! 

We offer our employees top wages $40,000 to $42,000 yearly based on experience and benefits package.

We pride ourselves on our excellent company culture, our very clean and safe working environment, and our commitment to continue being an equal opportunity company and hiring a diverse work team.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

All candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. We would like to thank all applicants for considering our company.

 

Please apply today!

 

Concorde Distribution Systems Ltd

Concorde Distribution Systems Ltd

Concorde Distribution Systems Ltd values each and every employee and worker, and places their health and safety on the job as a present and ongoing priority in corporate decision making and in day to day operations.

To serve our customers better each and every day we need great people. That’s why we approach our passion for our company with the same passion for our people. We know that the right people in the right positions can do incredible things, and we love watching that happen.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a really great team of driven, talented people.

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