Linehaul Dispatcher/Planning
Jay’s Transportation Group Ltd.
Delta
3d ago

POSITION : Linehaul Dispatcher and Planner

DEPARTMENT : Operations

REPORTING TO : Linehaul Manager

INTRODUCTION

This position requires a highly motivated, organized and customer focused person that assumes the responsibility or running safe, effective and efficient movement of freight between terminals to ensure quality service to our customers.

This position will supervise the movement of trailers with use of company drivers as well as outside carriers to help grow the division.

This person will coordinate with drivers in regards to estimated time of departures as well as arrivals of loads to and from terminals and keep terminals informed of these times.

This position will also require some after-hours problem solving in which terminals must be kept informed of delays, while also using sound judgement to keep costs to the company to a minimum.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for filling out drivers running orders
  • Completing the nightly rundown
  • Filling in the line haul summary as needed with Tylor
  • Entering and completing FL division FB’s
  • Planning of nightly linehaul between terminals and customer direct loads
  • Contacting drivers for ETA’s to terminals / customers and relaying info to destination
  • Working with hired cartage / 3P carriers
  • Booking extra trucks as required (confirming with Tylor / Steve)
  • Calling and texting Drivers
  • Dispatch the FL drivers and hired cartage / 3P carriers
  • Obtaining POD’s & completing FTL division FB’s & completing trips
  • Working with compliance for scheduled maintenance of trucks
  • On-call every alternate week
  • Other duties as required
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be very computer literate with a working knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel (key), and WMS systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good analytical and mathematical skills
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to meet urgent deadlines
  • Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations, health and safety, public safety and security, administration and management, transportation principles and methods, management principles and methods, personnel and human resources, labour relations, customer service
  • CREDENTIALS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must have minimum of 3 years transportation experience
  • Must have minimum of 1 year supervisory experience
  • AUTHORITY

    The Linehaul Coordinator has the authority and responsibility to ensure that all functions of the department are properly performed.

    In order to function effectively, the Linehaul Coordinator needs a high degree of skill to select competent people and to delegate responsibilities.

    The Linehaul Coordinator will control their department in such a way that their absence will not cause a loss of efficiency while temporarily away from the terminal.

    MEASURES OF PERFORMANCE

    The Linehaul Coordinator is to be held accountable for the performance of all duties and responsibilities outlined above.

    Confidentiality of all company, customer, and employee information has been maintained.

    All company policies and procedures are followed closely.

    Punctuality and attendance record is very good.

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