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Dispatcher

Company: Pacific Logistics Corp
Location: Southaven
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:




Logistics Company Located in Olive Branch, MS (Minutes south of Memphis, TN) is looking for an experienced and professional
Dispatcher / Driver Supervisor
Call (855) 348-4671 or Apply Online Below

Position Description:

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, creative, and self-motivated, and flexible individual to join our customer focused dispatching team. The primary duty is to work with company facilities and departments to build cross-country shipping lanes that streamlines our services while providing maximum value to our customers. Driver dispatching is required for all head haul and backhaul opportunities, to include the scheduling and management of each pick up and delivery. Attention to detail while multi-tasking is required to ensure our customers expectations are met during the entire process. Additional responsibilities will include invoice processing, responding to requests for tracing/documentation of load information and the calculation of driver pay per payroll period.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Optimize shipments into loads that most efficiently utilize Company assets
  • Source, develop, maintain, and grow profitable backhaul opportunities
  • Develop and build relationships with drivers, company personnel and brokers
  • Manage driver time off requests to best utilize company equipment
  • Utilize strong multi-tasking skills and remain adept at navigating multiple computer systems with exceptional communication skills with drivers, external/internal customers
  • Assist our drivers and terminal personnel with problem resolution
    Must Have Job Requirements:
    • Solid industry and broker contact knowledge and contact base
    • High school or general education degree (GED); and 5 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Experience with Outlook, Word, Excel and common personal cell phone texting
    • Be able to provide excellent customer service and have 100% effective communication to all team members/associate/affiliates in a professional manner.
    • Be easily accessible to all parties as needed to resolve crisis situations immediately.
    • Strong multi-tasker who is adept at navigating multiple computer systems simultaneously
    • Driven by a high moral and ethical internal compass
    • Must be available to work after hours and weekends as appropriate to manage driver/load issues.
      Preferred Experience:
      • Samsara or similar ELD system
      • McLeod Dispatch Experience
      • Samsara ELD system
      • DAT Load Board
        Benefits:
        • Medical, Dental and Vision
        • Vacation, Sick and Holiday pay plus 401k plan
        • Great work environment
        • Employee Oriented Company Culture
          Call (855) 348-4671 or Apply Online Below

Keywords: Pacific Logistics Corp, Southaven , Dispatcher, Professions , Southaven, Mississippi

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