Outbound Dispatcher
New Century Transportation Inc. - Westampton, NJ

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An O utbound Dispatcher assigns and dispatches
outbound road and regional loads with the proper driver based on when
a driver is available and when a load must depart from the yard.

Gather
information on available drivers for each night's outbound
requirements from day local dispatch (inbound drivers), drivers who
are home and available for work, sign in sheets, and from speaking
directly with drivers at the dispatch window, determine their leave
times and assign them to the appropriate loads based on cut times and
driving time available. Instruct drivers on their load's delivery
requirements based on comments provided by each load planner. Answer
the phones. Determine the
number of first day loads that can be covered based on available
drivers and advise load planning, the Night Ops mgr, the Outboud
Dispatch supervisor and load planning. Following the cut time
established by load planning, stay in contact with the dock to
determine if the established cut times will be meet and adjust load
assignments accordingly. Determine the number of drivers available for second day
loads, advise load planning of this number, assign these loads
according to cut times and driver availble leave times. Obtain from the night ops mgr the
next day guarantee list, determine which loads will have these
guarantees on them based on load planning's input, follow the loading
progress of these loads to insure that they will be loaded on time
and that the drivers assigned to them leave at the established cut
times. Follow the driver's progress throughout the shift. Set up
relays when necessary for both guarantee loads and regular loads when
necessary to insure on time deliveries. Maintain contact with data entry to obtain
cut bills for first day loads and bills for guarantees when the
freight has arrived later in the day and/or evening and the freight
has been loaded off of pickup slips.
Fill out all the appropriate forms and lists that are part of
the Outbound Dispatch procedure and hand off this information to the
following shift. This is a weekend and overnight shift Friday-Monday
6pm to 6
am

Requirements

The

position requires the individual to stand for periods of time at the

window qualifing drivers for the night's dispatch requirements. There

is walking involved outside the office working with the dock and in

the yard, waking drivers when necessary, regardless of weather

conditions. Requires being

able to work flexible hours, specifically nights and weekends.

Ability to work in a fast paced enviroment, ability to adapt to

changing work flow, good communication skills. Knowledge of

computers and their

basic functions, including software programs: Excel, Word, and

Outlook email. Tell System, the company's internal computer software

system will need instruction. Good Math skills, time and distance

calculations, and US geography also required.

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experience is a huge plus!

General knowledge of computers and their basic

functions,including software programs: Exel,Word, and Outlook email.

Tell System, the company's internal computer software system will

need instruction. Math skills, time and distance calculations, and US

geography

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