Night Dispatcher (7 on/7 off)

Epes Transport System, Inc Greensboro, NC
One of the fastest growing trucking companies in the southeast is currently recruiting for a full time Night Dispatcher working 7 on/7 off schedule at our Greensboro, NC terminal. Position requires a minimum of two years Operations experience in a truckload common carrier environment. Multi-tasking and proven ability to make quick, logical decisions are required. Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively supervise and motivate truck drivers.

Very competitive pay with benefits which include: health, dental, vision, life, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401k with Company match and much more!!

EDUCATION:

* High School Diploma; prefer at least 2 years of college

SKILLS:

* 6 - 12 Months of Experience as a Driver Manager in the trucking industry (Truckload)

* Good data entry skills -- accuracy important

* Prefer some experience with AS/400 computer

* Excellent supervisory and communications skills

* Travel if needed

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* Works closely with driver managers on retention, fair dispatch policy, getting home and maximizing hours.

* Manages multiple fleets at once during evening shift. Entire Fleet Manager boards from daytime become sole responsibility.

* Communicates with drivers via Qualcomm and phone, once Driver Managers depart for day.

* Follows through with service requirements and communicates results to day shift.

* Promotes driver friendly atmosphere.

* Follows through with specified drivers on any Driver Managers' instructions.

* Ensures proper PTA's when dispatching next load to driver; maintains and monitors current PTA of trucks to destination.

* Communicates with day shift on service issues, late deliveries or drivers needing write-ups. Leaves notes for Driver Managers if necessary.

* Maintains compliance with procedures on all cigarette loads. Immediately notifies Director of Driver Operations or Vice President of Operations if any problems occur.

* Notifies Director of Safety of any serious accidents.