Transportation Dispatcher

Transportation Dispatcher

Transportation Dispatcher

RD Henry is seeking a transportation dispatcher for our Wichita Kansas location. Responsible for working with and routing drivers and independent contractors, scheduling pickup and delivery appointments, updating the Terminal Management System, and monitoring driver performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Handle all calls and deal directly with drivers
  • Understand market conditions pricing and rates
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Dispatch drivers for prompt pickups and deliveries
  • Data entry of orders into our transportation management system (TMS)
  • Maintain an accurate dispatch board in TMS
  • Monitor all shipments to insure pick-up and delivery deadlines are met
  • Monitor and maintain accurate onsite reports for each account
  • Help support our customer’s unique stock and transportation
  • Send out weekly and daily projections for deliveries
  • Call drivers and update all driver activity in TMS, in real time.
  • Research all unfinished loads in TMS daily
  • Perform other duties as assigned by our manager

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of Transportation dispatch experience required
  • Familiar with trucking terminology
  • Excellent computer skills in windows, excel, outlook, and the Internet
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent verbal and written customer service/communication skills
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Ability to work professionally with all levels of management
  • Strong organizational, decision making, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to manage priorities, workflow, and a high level of responsibility

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Able to walk up stairs. Ability to work flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends. Employee is subject to outside environmental conditions occasionally; inside conditions frequently, with protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature change.

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