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Dispatch Manager

  • LocationNewark, NJ 07105 - United States
  • Positions1 Position


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  • Job no: 37612
  • Categories: Other

Job Description

Our client, a leading transportation company, is currently seeking an accomplished Dispatch Manager to join the team. Here is an overview of the role:

1) Implement processes and procedures to minimize operational costs through route optimization and productivity

2) Develop dispatchers and drivers

3) Train, mentor and prepare staff and company drivers to be best in class

4) Ensure the full compliance of all DOT regulations, including hours of service for all drivers in real-time

5) Coordinate training and retraining of drivers for driver KPI metrics

6) Plan to optimize the daily dispatch to maximize driver and equipment capacity, avoid demurrage, equipment per diem, dry runs, bobtails, incorrect deliveries and incomplete delivery paperwork

7) Develop policies, programs, procedures and strategies for efficient operation of the transportation system and terminal operations

8) Oversee performance evaluations of dispatch personnel and drivers

9) Conduct continuous analyses of truck and driver assignments and analyze scheduling for possible consolidation, review and revise driver schedules to increase efficiency and to lower costs

10) Provide accurate daily and weekly reporting to senior management

Critical Requirements

1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the transportation industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in dispatching management

This role is a great opportunity for the right person looking to advance their career with a wonderful company. If you are qualified and think that you are a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP!

Compensation and Other Details

Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience