lead dispatcher in edmonton

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$ 55,000 per year
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edmonton, alberta
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Administrative Support
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$ 55,000 per year
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Role: Lead Dispatcher
Location: Acheson, AB
Type: Permanent

We are currently seeking a qualified, motivated and experienced Lead Dispatcher for our Acheson facility. Working with a large national transportation and logistics company, the Dispatcher will be responsible for exceeding the customers’ requirements, dispatching loads, scheduling equipment and logistics.

Who are we?

We are a rapidly growing transportation company who is always innovating and thinking outside of the box. We focus on the development and knowledge of our team members, ensuring we provide extensive internal training programs, as well as tuition reimbursement programs to support external training. We believe in investing in our people, to make them the best in the business, which helps us be the leader in our industry!

This is a very hands-on Dispatcher role in an industrial environment that requires a high level of customer service, located in Acheson, AB, adn requires North American Cross Boarder experience.

This is a Monday to Friday role, however does also require rotational on-call schedule and some overtime.

The main responsibilities of the Dispatcher include:

- building long term, meaningful relationships with customers, partners and teammates
- Ensure maximum productivity for all partners
- Care about the success of the business, partners and teammates
- Maintain freight forwarding documentation for all approved carriers

Primary Responsibilities:

- Working with TruckMate software to plan and coordinate shipments and communicate distribution to drivers
- Schedule drivers routes to ensure optimal utilization of manpower and equipment
- Monitor and maintain driver safety records
- Manage the daily activity of the fleet
- Liaise with maintenance to ensure availability for maintenance and inspections
- Prepare reports on trucking performance and productivity
- Maintain working knowledge of products hauled, regulations and operating authorities
- Ensure driver’s compliance with all Safety regulations when dispatching
- Data Entry and maintenance of hours and mileage logged

What You Receive In Return:
- $55,000 - $60,000 annually
- Competitive compensation programs including industry leading benefits and paid vacation
- Internal and External training opportunities
- Position is available for immediate start in the Acheson area
- Working with a Nationally recognized leader in the transportation industry
- Fast pace of work means you'll never be watching the clock
- Team dynamic, where we actually enjoy working together and helping one another succeed!

Do you love supporting the community you live and work in? Good! Because so do we! Every full time employee is entitled and encouraged to use 2 paid volunteer days a year!

What We Are Looking For:

- Previous experience working with TruckMate or AS400 software is required
- Looking for a candidate with experience in a fast paced logistics dispatching role
- Proven ability to balance multiple, at times conflicting, priorities
- Experience with flat decks is an asset
- Pro-active and assertive
- Strong verbal and written skills
- Superior data entry skills
- Strong sense of customer relations, both internal and external
- 2 positive supervisory references

If you meet the above requirements, please apply today!


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Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.