Senior Manager

Dispatcher, Senior – Rutherford, NJ – To $50k

This busy client needs your coordination expertise to keep their drivers safe and on-time!

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor the route and status of field units to coordinate and prioritize their schedule
  • Provide field units with information about orders, traffic, obstacles and requirements
  • Enter data in computer system and maintain logs and records of calls, activities and other information
  • Direct and dispatch product movements with professional efficiency
  • Consider predicted and real-time scenarios to keep routes efficient and productive• Schedule, plan and confirm deliveries
  • Use our online tracking system to keep an eye on trucks and goods
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues that arise with shipments
  • Upload various documents to our website
  • Preserve excellent relationship with truckers and fleet owners
  • Verify bill of lading number, piece count, container numbers (and total number of containers) shown on delivery order against arrival notice or bill of lading)
  • Ensure shipment has arrived and is released/available for pick up from the pier/railyard
  • Advise Customer Service representatives of any delays in delivery of cargo so they can contact client• Maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors through phone calls and emails
  • Provide ongoing assistance to brokers regarding general transportation issues• Notify brokers, dispatchers, and appropriate parties about any changes
  • Keep dispatch board updated• Record all requests from owner operators and drivers and follow up with appropriate parties regarding those requests

Requirements include:

  • Ability to multi-task is essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Suite products, Excel and Outlook
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work with a team or individually
  • Flexible working hours
  • Any other duties as defined by your Manager
  • High school or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years freight dispatch experience

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to:

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