Dispatcher

SJS Transport LLC - Columbus, OH

Full-time

SJS Transport aims to simplify Logistics. At SJS you’ll be part of a motivated team that matches your confidence and ambition. We will provide you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach the goals you set for yourself, your team, your career and your customers. Your competitive nature will not go unrecognized.

Responsibilities:

- Proper execution of beginning of day processes.

- Communicate daily with customers, potential customers and independent contractors.

- Responsible for the timely work order assignment to contract drivers.

- Responsible for pickup and delivery of trailer loads and must know trailer identification and how to expedite tractors.

- Real Time follow up on check calls with contract drivers on all load pickup and delivery's. While in transit, follow up with driver to gain insight into destination time.

- Responsible to execute delivery instructions based upon appointment schedule required by customer. Insure deliveries and pickups are made on time.

- Maintain proper records and insure information is executed timely and correctly.

- Real time input of pickup and delivery information in Truckwin.

- Communicate authorization number to driver.

- Execution of manual charges to pay driver.

- Check in contract drivers and assist in matching paper work and filing finished documents.

- Check contract drivers manifest as to accuracy and make sure correct paperwork is attached when they return to the dock.

- Proper execution of end of day processes. Responsible for the daily maintenance of the dispatch board. Set up system for next morning's appointment times.

Requirements:

- Experience in transportation industry with at least one year in operations and dispatch.

- Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

- Solid communication skills including written and verbal.

- Must be computer literate and have basic to intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs such as word and excel. In addition, working knowledge of an e-mail system is necessary.

- The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and recall past information

- Must be able to communicate with contract drivers.

- Familiarity with geography of the region in which they will operate and be familiar with port and/or rail locations.

- Familiarity with weight laws, DOT regulations and BIT program requirements.

- Must have knowledge of Hazardous Materials regulations and be familiar with State and Federal safety laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour

Experience:

  • transportation: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Dispatch: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)