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Supply Chain Transportation Dispatch

Minooka, IL 60447

Posted: 01/28/23 Industry: General / Other - General Job Number: 1787409 Pay Rate: 16.82-16.82

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Pay: $16.82

Shift: 7AM-3: 30pm




Job Purpose: This position reports directly to the Logistics Manager and under general

direction will be responsible for scheduling and dispatching carrier loads by

coordinating, planning and assigning quoted shipments to specific contract

carriers.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Ensure the safe, timely and professional passage of shipments from shipper to consignee by

assigning contracted carriers chosen by Logistics Manager

- Responsible in following Carrier Routing and Load Tendering Instructions for every truckload

shipment (FTL) processed. May handle less then truck load (LTL) shipments but will be handled

as needed basis through direction of Logistics Manager.

- Broker Dispatch he/she will have direct contact with carrier dispatch, drivers this may include

customer care to answer shipment inquiries and communicate shipment status. All issues are

first reported to Logistics Management prior to disclosing info.

- Confirms and/or processes orders and bills of lading with corresponding information and rates

provided by Logistics Manager.

- In the absence of Manager Broker Dispatch will use best judgment to comply last minute

request for shipments. Will manage as need basis

- Will scan, file, and log daily all paperwork. Will maintain logs and records by day, week, month

and year for brokerage purposes

- Will e-mail and fax all paperwork to command center/ back office to properly pay carriers on

time and invoice shipper of loads.

- Provides timely communication to customers and personnel on all aspects of shipment status

- Acts as point of contact for carriers dispatch departments (provides customer service and load

details including schedule carrier pick-ups)

- Documentation of daily shipments with a log of time of arrival, time of load and time of shipping.

- Create, update and close out all entries in the transportation management system.

- TruckMate, PC miler, and any Transportation Management System is preferred

- Must be able to follow written instruction, write clearly, and communicate well at all level.

Knowledge with Forwarding, Brokerage, and a 3PL environment preferred

- Troubleshoot issues that may arise during shipment while communicating with Mgr.

- Performs other duties as assigned




Education and/or Experience:

- High school diploma or equivalent, required.

- Some college preferred.

- Above average math comprehension.

- Attention to detail

- Brokerage, Freight Forwarder, 3PL Training preferred

- Must have 2 years of experience related to Traffic Management.

- 1 year prior experience brokering freight, with a current customer base, desired.

- Must have a working knowledge of DOT regulations pertaining to brokering, shipping and

receiving freight.

-Must have complete knowledge of transportation documentation




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