Dispatcher / freight handler
Posted on: November 25, 2022
*Job Description: *
* Responsible for the execution of all plant activities related to
freight, including production scheduling, dispatching trucks,
negotiating freight rates with contract carriers.
* High School Diploma or GED- 2 years experience in a traffic or
freight-related field- Previous experience dispatching trucks
*preferredSkills and Competencies: *
* Knowledge of state, local and federal DOT regulations
* Knowledge of office procedures
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Strong leadership skills are required.
* Ability to manage multiple priorities and be detail-oriented
* Good customer service orientation
* Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers and
* Good computer skills; Microsoft Excel - preferred.
*Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: *
* Coordinates and Growing Media freight ensuring maximum efficiency
as well as timely deliveries
* Negotiates freight rates with contract carriers
* Maintains and processes all necessary records and paperwork to
ensure that private fleet, as well as contract carriers, are in
compliance with state, federal and local regulations.
* Confirms and/or processes orders and bills of lading
* Advises customers on delivery scheduling and order problems;
develops production schedules in conjunction with Production
Supervisor; works with production personnel and other Growing Media
Plants to coordinate shipments; responds to inquiries from
customers, truck drivers, corporate personnel, etc.
* Will also be asked to cross train and fill in the general office
duties such as scale operation, AP fill in, production entry fill
in, inventory posting fill in or other general tasks as needed-
Performs special projects and other office duties as requested
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* DOT Regualations
* Dispatching: 1 year (Required)
Work Location: One location%58047475%
Keywords: TekwissenLLc, Riverside , Dispatcher / freight handler, Other , Riverside, California
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