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OTR Dispatcher

Company: Kavkaz Express, LLC
Location: Wheeling
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: 60,000 - 78,000/yearOver the past 2 years, supply chain management, transportation, and logistics have dominated the world headlines. Everything you buy or (don't buy because it's not on the store shelves) is impacted by the global supply chain and transportation industries. Now it's your chance to join one of the fastest growing and critical industries in the world today. Kavkaz Express, LLC is a leading international logistics and transportation company with domestic offices in Denver, CO, Chicago, IL, Hackensack, NJ, and a transportation terminal in Gary, IN. We warehouse, move, deliver, and optimize the critical supply chain management for our customers – with flawless execution. As a result, we have experienced phenomenal growth since 2014, our founding year, with average revenue increases of 125% every year. We employ over 175 of the best and brightest colleagues - all driven by our company purpose: We exist to ensure our colleagues and customers LEVEL UP. And we are guided daily, by our six company values: 1) Safety is the foundation of our company.2) We each conduct ourselves and the business with the highest integrity.3) We each take personal accountability for everything we do.4) We operate as a united Kavkaz.5) We embrace change as the opportunity to make something better.6) We chase perfection every day.We are a company of entrepreneurs and doers and the sky's the limit. If this sounds like a place where you'd want to level up, we would love to hear from you.KAVKAZ Express LLC is looking for an experienced and highly driven team player to join our Logistics Department as an OTR Dispatcher.Responsibilities:

  • Daily Review assignments/tenders
  • Post loads on DAT/Truckstop
  • Negotiate the best price with Carriers
  • Build relationship with assigned and new Carriers
  • Ensure loads are picked up and delivered on time
  • Follow-up on trucks' location, pick up/delivery statuses and temperatures
  • Communicate with customers reps throughout the load transit
  • Communicate with drivers via phone and text to relay information and confirm the reception of information
  • Communicate with brokers to let them know all pertinent information regarding the delivery of their load (including driver name, phone number, any issues with delivery)
  • Record and maintain files of pick-up/delivery information, communications with brokers, truck breakdowns, expenses, and proofs of deliveriesSkills and Experience:
    • Must have 2+ years OTR DISPATCHING experience
    • Logistics/Account Management Experience is required
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Excellent communication, leadership skills and negotiation skills
    • Ability to work in fast and dynamic environment
    • Strong work ethic
    • Must speak English fluentlyPhysical Requirements:
      • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
      • Talking, hearing, and lifting up to 15 poundsBenefits:
        • Dental insurance
        • Health insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Professional development assistance
        • Vision insurance

Keywords: Kavkaz Express, LLC, Chicago , OTR Dispatcher, Professions , Wheeling, Illinois

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