J&C Tropicals, a well-established and growing national tropical produce distributor is looking for a Transportation Dispatcher. This individual will be responsible for scheduling drivers to pick up or deliver loads to customers and vendors in the most efficient manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Place transportation charges on local orders
- Place charges on outbound orders to pay outsourced transport
2). Scheduling & Dispatch
- Call all Transportation companies and arrange outbound shipments
- Arrange ETA’s for outbound shipments
- When required, route outbound trucks
- Coordinate scheduling with Shipping and Sales
- Report Pallet issues to pallets company. Coordinate pickup
- Maintain Rate Sheet
- Maintain the Tracking Spreadsheet
- Prepare monthly reports
- Review vendor invoices for processing
- Act as liaison between J&C Tropicals and Third party freight companies.
- Maintain communication between transportation and all other departments related to delays, problems, carriers mishaps or any other issues with local pick ups
7). Trucks & Rates
- Locate trucks to cover outgoing orders
- Negotiate & acquire rates for outgoing orders on a weekly basis
- High school diploma required, one year certificate from college or technical school.
- 3 Years plus of related experience as a transporattion Dispatcher/logistics coordinator in a fast pace enviroment.
Any equivalent combination or experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
SKILLS and PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
- Computer skills, i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. - Ability to utilize or learn software or technical applications and systems at an intermediate level. ERP/WMS proficient.
- Fluent in both English and Spanish is a plus.
- Handle paperwork and incoming work requests- Require organizational skills above satisfactory
- Ability to effectively multi task with detailed orientation.
- Ability to work in fast paced environment
We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectionate or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status.
We are a drug free workplace