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Trucking company needs Dispatcher/Broker with experience only (Melrose Park)

compensation: dispatcher, full time, broker, truck, trucking, transportation
employment type: full-time
job title: dispatcher
Fast-growing Trucking Company needing a Transportation and Logistics Dispatcher with great negotiating, sales, and multi-tasking skills. This is a position which requires experience in booking loads, dispatching for multiple fleet vehicle and you must have OUTSTANDING negotiation skills. You must be comfortable with working in a fast-paced atmosphere and be knowledgeable with load boards such as 3Sixty Freight, Internet Truckstop etc. Seeking dispatcher with clear understanding of DOT regulations for semi-trucks is a plus. Reply with your resume with relevant experience only!

RESPONSABILITIES:
• Responsible for communicating with the truck drivers and customers via phone or email for dispatching.
• Responsible for relaying work orders, route rescheduling and assisting the driver with any inquires.
• Responsible for keeping track of the driver's location and a number of hours driven to make sure he leaves and arrives on time for scheduled freight appointments.
• Dispatched drivers on contracted loads by relaying pickup and delivery information as well as routing.
• minimizing empty miles, maximizing revenue-generating miles
• updating board throughout the day with equipment and load info
• Maintained professional relationships with customers via phone and email.
• Reporting detention, OOS & V immediately.
• Staying up to date on freight trends
• Knowing backhaul/head-haul markets and the relevant pricing
• Soliciting new shippers to gain direct freight
• Checking broker creditworthiness to ensure a prompt payment history
• Completing new customer contracts
• Pre-planning your assigned drivers
• Computer proficient (Outlook, Word, Excel)
• Great organizational skills
• Self-motivated
• Bilingual preferred (BUT NOT REQUIRED)

REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum 1 year of transportation experience (preferred)
• Possess strong communication and negotiation skills and be able to work under pressure
• Excellent multi-tasking, time management, and organizational skills
• Bringing new accounts and existing accounts in s a plus

HOURS & COMPENSATION:
• This is a full-time position that will need to be filled immediately. We will be interviewing this week, several positions are available. Shift: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7748281798

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