Truck Driver Dispatcher ( Traffic Supervisor)
Reporting to an Operations Manager, the Traffic Supervisor is an exempt position that is responsible for the daily scheduling of company and independent contracted resources to meet customer requirements, focusing on maximizing payload and utility in a safe manner. Please note this is a Monday-Friday, full-time position.
In accordance with current Operating Standards, Company Policies and Procedures and in the best interests of the Company its customers, contractors, employees and the Public, the Traffic Supervisors responsibilities include:
Ensure the drivers have the proper instructions to perform their duties safely.
Listen to all driver concerns and act on them appropriately as they relate to:
Drivers ability to perform his duties effectively
Opportunities that would increase efficiency for both the Company and the customer
Dispatch drivers using a fair and consistent approach
Coordinate the daily assignment of company and contracted resources to maximize equipment utility and payload while maintaining a high level of customer service.
Coordinate the servicing and inspection of branch equipment daily with the shop personnel.
Ensure trailer interior washes are completed where required.
Ensure all orders and trip events are recorded in the TMW in an accurate and timely fashion.
Where applicable ensure that invoicing and driver pay are completed daily.
Where applicable audit TMW reports for compliance requirements.
2-3 years of dispatch experience preferred
Previous transportation experience an asset