Local Dispatcher
New Century Transportation Inc. - Westampton, NJ

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The Local Dispatcher assumes control of

the asset (truck) upon departure from various origins destined to

assigned geographical area of responsibility. The position is

responsible for ensuring trucks under their control deliver to

customers as per the

prescribed load plan. Through constant communication with the

truck/driver, the Local Dispatcher uses various methods- computers,

phones, forms, and operating systems to monitor and adjust the load

plan as conditions change and under the direction of the Supervisor.

The position is required to adjust the plan thru scheduling,

re-scheduling of deliveries, dropping freight to approved partner

carriers,with authorization or by plan, and/or relays and switches to

keep the asset working and drivers in compliance. The Local

Dispatcher is directly responsible for managing the driver's ETA for

load completion and subsequent pick ups for return to the appropriate

"end of day" yard. The Local Dispatcher is required to

possess a working knowledge in the following areas in order to

effectively monitor assets under control: geography, time

style="mso-spacerun: yes" > & distance parameters,

road/ highway/ interstate routes, D.O.T. /H.O.S ./HazMat, customer base, and

applicable computer programs. The Local Dispatcher is tasked with

procuring detention and/or storage time for the assets under his

control. This includes drop trailer locations and the equipment at

those locations such as: pallet jacks, load bars,straps, plywood etc.

and maintaining the trailer pool at the proper level.The position is

responsible for completion of required reports and supplying the necessary information for operational



Good computer skills are needed including but not limited
to: typing 45 wpm or better, basic knowledge of excel, and PC Miler. Working knowledge of freight
characteristics. Federal Motor Carrier rules (or how to interpret)
relating to bridge/axle weight requirements. Good knowledge of
geography including the Interstate Highway System, good to excellent
communication skills.. 3 to 5 years of General Commodity LTL Dispatch
Experience Required.
P&D dispatch experience is a plus!

We are an equal opportunity employer

11pm - 9:00am M-F