Dispatcher – Unity Transport Ltd.

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Job Id: 1548

IC Immigration Services INC

June 8, 2023

Abbotsford, BC

Canada

Full Time

Unity Transport Ltd

Unity Transport Ltd is seeking a high-functioning, reliable and self-motivated individual to fulfill the role of Dispatch Logistician. Be part of a successful company dedicated to achieving transportation, warehousing and logistics excellence.

Job duties include:

  • Establish work schedules, procedures and coordinate activities with drivers, shipping, receiving and accounting
  • Scheduling and proactively dispatching/supervising a fleet of drivers (local/line haul/owner operators), trucks and trailers by coordinating with other dispatchers
  • Utilize company software and programs to dispatch trucks and update equipment status on internal systems
  • Assign drivers and trucks, and design routes
  • Direct the pickup and delivery activities
  • Receive customer requests for the pickup and delivery of freight and consolidate freight orders into truckloads for specific destinations
  • Professionally communicate between customers, drivers and dock workers to ensure delivery appointments are kept and are according to client specifications
  • Prepare and submit progress and other reports
  • Train workers in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
    Ensure smooth operation of computer systems, equipment and machinery and arrange for maintenance and repair work
  • Handle multiple calls and methods of communication including email, text messaging and in person

Job skills:

  • Previous Dispatch experience in the trucking industry will be an asset
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers, scanners and fax machines
  • Tech-savvy with dedicated logistics software
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to learn new tasks quickly

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