Manager-Dispatch and Logistics
Gladstone Transfer Ltd is a 66 year old Dry Bulk and Aggregate Transportation Company that Specializes in the movement of agricultural and aggregate commodities. The company continues to grow at a steady pace, providing bulk transportation solutions across Canada.
We are looking for a highly motivated person to oversee our dispatch and logistics team. The successful applicant will be involved in planning, scheduling and dispatching drivers and equipment for the movement of freight within Canada. Accountability of the Planner/Dispatcher keeps empty miles and unnecessary costs to a minimum while keeping customer requirements, drivers and equipment utilization at the forefront, without compromising safety.
Some of the key responsibilities of this position include:
Continually review list of loads and their respective points of origin, destination and pick up/deliver times.
Guarantee customer satisfaction thru effective communication.
Review plans for personnel and equipment according to proximity and equipment type required for loads.
Analyzes current and historical data to maintain RPM.
Monitor revenue goals.
Monitor hours of service and maximize utilization.
Ensure operator skills support the movement of the load.
Work closely with multiple departments (Customer Service, Driver Service Reps, Fleet Support) to ensure issues and difficulties are handled appropriately
Work with Maintenance Manager to schedule maintenance and repairs on all equipment.
What will you bring to the table
College diploma, university degree or equivalent experience.
3 years of experience in Trucking/Brokerage/Logistics or similar environment.
Knowledge of the transportation and agricultural industry.
Excellent geographical knowledge.
Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment that can change quickly.
Excellent negotiating and problem solving skills.
The ability to learn quickly and be open to change, along with an approachable and calm composure.
What we offer
Benefits available after 3 months
Bonus programs on completion of probation
Candidates can apply via email at email@example.com or by phone at 1-204-385-2947, or in person at 1 Mason street in Gladstone Manitoba.
Gladstone Transfer Limited
Posted Tuesday, February 05, 10:12 PM
Expires in 21 days (Friday, March 08)