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Dispatcher - Truck Fleet

Houston, TX 77015

Posted: 11/14/2022 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 401 Pay Rate: 18.00

Job Description

  • Schedule drivers to make freight deliveries.
  • Communicate with customers about freight details, delivery or pickup times, and special handling requests.
  • Prepare dispatch documents, as well as generating freight bills and invoices.
  • Maintain records of dispatched calls, driver routes, route changes, as well as delivery and pickup times.
  • Keep track of transportation regulations and laws to ensure that truck drivers comply.
  • Review drivers’ logs, including dispatched calls and arrival times.
  • Monitor truck repairs and maintenance schedules.
  • Log customer shipping schedules and complaints.

Truck Dispatcher Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 2-3 years of experience as a truck dispatcher is a PLUS.
  • Exceptional ability to schedule drivers, plan routes, and dispatch drivers to customer locations.
  • Experience in customer services, as well as generating freight bills and invoices.
  • Experience with Transportation Management Software is a PLUS.
  • Working experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Express.
  • Knowledge of applicable transportation regulations and laws.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills.

Days: Monday through Friday

Hours: 7:00 am to 4:30 pm

(Current working schedule may be 8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

Job Requirements

dispatch, fleet, trucks, drivers

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