1+ months

Dispatcher

Downingtown, PA 19335
Responsibilities:

Allan Myers has an immediate opening in our transportation department for a Dispatcher at our Downingtown location.

Responsibilities

  • Receive orders for shipment and schedule appropriate trucks to fulfill it using internal and external partners.
  • Keep track of progress of trucks
  • Receive inquiries and complaints about driver, truck or project and work to resolve the issues
  • Produce Schedules in a way that will minimize cost and use the best route for each project
  • Chart routes and modify routes as needed
  • Ensure timely response to customer needs
  • Answer questions regarding the availability of trucks and the appropriate haul rate
  • Maintain a friendly relationship with drivers and customers

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications:

Experience & Education/Certification:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role within the construction/transportation industry.
  • 1-3 years experience in service writing and providing admin support to fleet services.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Advanced Degree in Engineering, Business, Construction Management, or Accounting preferred.

Requirements Skills, Knowledge, Abilities for the Dispatcher Role

To be a top performer in this role, the ideal candidate should possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Communication: Must have excellent listening and communication skills. Listen to customer orders and pass information to drivers
  • Must be able to sustain communication all parties involved (customer, driver, manager)
  • Must be able to multi task and prioritize work effectively in a high pressure environment while remaining calm.
  • Needs to have good map reading skills and ability to use GPRS devices to chart routes for the movement of drivers is critical.
  • Able to work flexible schedules including working on evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office and fleet watc
Posted: 2022-08-17 Expires: 2022-10-17

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Allan Myers
Downingtown, PA 19335

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