Inbound Dispatch Associate
5d ago

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the daily scheduling of all inbound Walmart Freight Program (WFP), Direct to Store (DSD), Collect / DC Transfer loads, LCV and deliveries to distribution centers / stores to ensure timely and efficient delivery.

Position Responsibilities

  • Creates daily dispatch schedules using the Walmart Transportation Management System (WTMS) for loads going to the distribution centers or to consolidation centers by assigning appropriate carriers.
  • Builds loads by arranging for multiple vendors on each load and assigning the appropriate carriers based on the WFP carrier vendor / listing and the carrier ranking by lane assignment supplied by Walmart Canada.
  • Effective communication with transportation personnel and internal and external customers, problem solving with vendors, carriers and the client, arranging vendor pick-ups by contacting the carrier companies, and moving freight from vendors across Canada and the U.
  • S to the distribution centers in a timely fashion at a reasonable cost.

  • Analyzes transportation planning opportunities to reduce transportation costs.
  • Liaises with vendors, sites and carriers for day-to-day inquiries as well as tracking and tracing orders.
  • Dispatch duties include and are not limited to tendering / Carrier Assignment, Stock Transfers, SCC / ECC loads, HVDC / PDC loads, Cross Dock’s, Offsite Tendering,
  • E Commerce etc. as required and accessorial charges to our business partners.
  • The position requires confidentiality in dealing with Walmart information and specific business operating policies and procedures of the company.
  • Daily carrier load reports and distribution center late load reports.
  • Cross trains, and assists in other areas of the department as required.
  • Responsible, at the personal level, for the overall Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Compliance of themselves and co-workers.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Canada Walmart Division


  • Community College diploma in Traffic and Transportation or related field and or a minimum of three years’ experience in a related position
  • Intermediate PC skills and the ability to adapt to new applications WTMS, EDI, GACA, Remedy, DC yard and the HOST systems.
  • Ability to use company phone for vendors / carriers enquiries. (Computer skills assessment will be used during the selection process)

  • Decision making abilities in order to select most cost effective carriers
  • Excellent organization, judgment and problem solving skills including responding to team members, vendor and client inquiries and / or discrepancies and resolving problems related to delays
  • Proven ability to work independently, showing effective time management and within guidelines / established procedures.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, long weekends (including stat holidays) and overtime as required.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal with a pleasant and professional telephone manner.
  • Detail orientated with a high level of accuracy accompanied by the ability to cope with high workload, while meeting required deadlines in a fast paced environment.
  • Good time management and stress control skills.
  • Bilingual French viewed as an asset for interaction with the Quebec Carriers, Vendors or the Stores.
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