Immediate Job Opening

Position Number 9830
Title Dispatcher
Assignment Type Temporary-to-Hire
Hourly Pay Rate $20.00-$23.00/hr
Region Johnson County
Description

Immediate need in Overland Park for freight dispatcher for SCHEDULING & DISPATCH duties.

Determine the most cost-effective and timely methods by which the orders can be delivered through consideration of cost factors, carrier availability, terminal situations, etc. Contact carriers to "book" loads as well as verify deliveries have been made in a timely manner as requested by our customers. Prepare all freight purchase orders for the loads and distribute to terminals and carriers. Maintain the schedule by keeping it updated and utilizing carriers as best as possible. Work with department personnel on any issues or problems that may arise. Work with terminals and suppliers to set up late loads. Responsible for knowing current rates, fuel surcharge levels and accessorial charges charged by each carrier we use. Update rate sheets as necessary with current info. and report any changes in carrier charges to appropriate personnel. If seeking out new carrier options, make sure that all rates, fuel surcharge levels and accessorial charges are known. Maintain current insurance information for all carriers being used for delivery. Communicate/coordinate all necessary concerns on delivery of load with salesman, customer and carrier when needed.

SCHEDULING & DISPATCH

Determine the most cost-effective and timely methods by which the orders can be delivered through consideration of cost factors, carrier availability, terminal situations, etc.

Contact carriers to "book" loads as well as verify deliveries have been made in a timely manner as requested by our customers.

Prepare all freight purchase orders for the loads and distribute to terminals and carriers.

Maintain the schedule by keeping it updated and utilizing carriers as best as possible.

Work with department personnel on any issues or problems that may arise.

Work with terminals and suppliers to set up late loads.

Responsible for knowing current rates, fuel surcharge levels and accessorial charges charged by each carrier we use. Update rate sheets as necessary with current info. and report any changes in carrier charges to appropriate personnel.

If seeking out new carrier options, make sure that all rates, fuel surcharge levels and accessorial charges are known.

Maintain current insurance information for all carriers being used for delivery.

Communicate/coordinate all necessary concerns on delivery of load with salesman, customer and carrier when needed.

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Dispatch trucks to deliver orders when customers want them.

Contact customers for delivery concerns and answer any questions they may have.

Alert DD and/or salesperson to any customer service issues and/or problems.

Ensure all necessary paperwork required by customer for delivery is taken care of.

ORDER PROCESSING

Once load has been put together and dispatched, freight paperwork is to be completed.

Once load has been delivered, if there are revisions to the original freight PO as well as any changes that may impact we invoice the customer, note that on the paperwork.

Obtain bills of lading, scale weights and, if possible, carrier paperwork. Complete the sales order packet and take to accounting.

Make sure all paperwork is done for each order as quickly as possible. When the volume is heavy, may need to request assistance from fellow liquid admin. personnel.

Ensure that order entry function is completed accurately and in such a manner that the a

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