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Truck Dispatcher

Company: Samuels and Son Seafood Company
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Samuels Seafood Company, one of the nations leading purveyors of freshand frozen seafood, is actively looking for aFull-Time Afternoon DispatchSupervisor to add to their growingPhiladelphia team!The Dispatcher will plan, direct, and/or coordinate the transportation operations within the organization or the activities of the organizationthat provides transportation services. This position is a mid-shift 11am - 7pm Tuesday through Saturday schedule.Key Responsibilities:Afternoon truck tracking and driver guidance.Monitors Driving Staff Uniforms for compliance.Works with Logistics Manager following guidance and directions.Utilizes the GPS system and Telematics.Enters orders and processes invoices utilizing Unix system.Works closely with sales staff to ensure that customer requirements are identified and met.Handles customer inquiries regarding deliveries and ETAs.Checks returning drivers/conducts driver audits. Monitors driver logs.Works closely with the Logistics Manager to ensure department is running in a professional and efficient manner.Communicates with Afternoon Shipping and Operations Manager to ensure loading of routes and deadlines are met.Communicates with Office Manager when it comes to changes and problems to keep the loading process moving in a timely manner.Communicates with the Yard Jockey to ensure safe and expedient change of trucks in bays to keep the process moving in a timely manner.Safety protocol must be followed and enforced.Proactive in recommending changes to methods or procedures in order to improve efficiency and timeliness of operation.Monitors schedules, breaks, lunches, attendance and timeliness of personnel and take action when issues arise and seeking counsel when necessary from appropriate managers.Ensure Company policies are being followed, including dress codes.Warning reports for corrective action need to occur as well as commendations for personnel who exceed expectations.Handle DOT recertifications.Manages DOT Random Drug/Alcohol ProgramManages DOT Clearinghouse DatabaseOther duties, including operational as assigned.Benefits:Medical, dental, vision, short-term & long-term disability, life insurance, 401K.Required Qualifications:Detail oriented.Prior dispatching experience is a plus (east coast region)Driving background a plus (van, sprinter, Class B and Class A vehicles)Good computer skills.Union Environment ExperienceKnowledge of DOT Rules and RegulationsHigh School Diploma or equivalentWork Location:In personWork Environment:Dispatch area, office, yard (parking area for vehicles)

Keywords: Samuels and Son Seafood Company, Philadelphia , Truck Dispatcher, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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