Intermodal Dispatcher Fleet Manager (201359)

Full Time
Nashville,TN
Posted 6 years ago

Intermodal Dispatcher Fleet Manager
Nashville, TN

The Intermodal Dispatcher Fleet Manager will work closely with Transportation Operations, Sales, Customer Service, and Safety/Maintenance departments to ensure safe, transportation of product to customers. Strong understanding of intermodal and liquid bulk logistics/transportation, transportation business processes, and the overall cost of doing business from a logistics/dispatch perspective is required.

Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary liaison between our company and our drivers
  • Make routing decisions that satisfy customer’s expectations and company financial requirements
  • Determine optimal routing by prioritizing loads, defining routes, negotiating with drivers and setting schedules
  • Assure routing decisions comply with state and federal laws and regulations governing safety and capacity issues (e.g., Hours of Service, GVW)
  • Communicate company procedures to drivers
  • Ensure that shipping and billing data is tracked appropriately and promptly
  • Resolve problems related to pick-ups and deliveries with drivers, partner carriers, rail operators and port operators
  • Monitor containers to reduce demurrage and storage fees
  • Assist with other responsibilities including payroll, billing, and various other work that may be assigned

Qualifications

  • Previous intermodal and liquid bulk transportation dispatching/fleet managing experience required
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Basic MS Office knowledge; computer software and internet proficiency
  • Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships

Compensation

Company offers an entrepreneurial work environment with strong growth potential, a competitive compensation package, and a complete benefits package including unlimited professional growth opportunities.

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