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City Dispatcher

Company: The Custom Companies, Inc.
Location: Melrose Park
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Due to continued growth and expansion, The Custom Companies is looking for an experienced dispatcher for our Northlake, Illinois facility. The position will be required to oversee the day to day driver operations and is responsible for managing the labor, productivity, deliveries, quality control and safety. RESPONSIBLITIES * Is responsible for maintaining designated profit margins. * Is responsible for overseeing growth and maintenance of carrier base. * Is responsible for putting multi-stop loads together and choosing the best mode of transportation - OTR/Rail * Assists Sales & Customers with rates/quotes * Sells loads, negotiate rates with carriers, prepare contracts * Schedule inbound & outbound carriers with dock operations * Works with sales & customers to ensure freight arrives in a timely manner * Works with agents for special deliveries (lift-gates/inside deliveries) negotiate rates * Proactively identifies problems during transit and make corrective actions * Assists with tracking and tracing, PODs, getting loads closed to bill REQUIREMENTS * Highly motivated self-starter * Excellent communication skills * Excellent follow up skills * Basic computer skills * Proactive mindset * High degree of motivation and attention to details * Ability to multitask and establish priorities * Ability to identify, report, and execute on recurring problems With terminals in the Chicago and Los Angeles areas we offer exciting and rewarding careers in the transportation industry from coast to coast! We have a dynamic and fast paced work environment and are committed to delivering quality service to our clients. We seek talented and experienced professionals who truly want a career! The Custom Companies provide challenge and opportunity for personal and professional development. Apply now if you enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic work environment with excellent benefits including: * Outstanding pay * 401k with a company contribution that is 100% vested immediately * Insurance including Health, RX, Dental, Vision, Life with significant company contributions * 7 paid holidays PLUS YOUR BIRTHDAY * Paid time off earned each pay period * And muchmuch more!!!! We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Every applicant will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

Keywords: The Custom Companies, Inc., Chicago , City Dispatcher, Professions , Melrose Park, Illinois

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