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Intermodal Dispatcher

Company: West Group Logistics
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Jewels Transportation is a warehousing and distribution operation for Total Transportation Services (TTSI), that serves the ports of Newark and the surrounding East Coast Region.Our mission is to ensure total customer satisfaction. Each customer receives the same dedicated and specialized services required to run their business smoothly, from small operations to large corporations. We will always offer the personal touch and the highest levels of integrity, quality, honesty, and reliability.Position Summary : Must have minimum of 2 years recent experience in Port NY/NJ Intermodal Dispatch, with excellent working understanding of Port Pier and Rail Yard procedures. Must have working knowledge of all related DOT, State & Federal Regulations/Laws.Responsibilities: Coordinate and problem solve pick-ups and deliveries with Customers, Drivers, rail operators and port operatorsAnalyze most cost-effective routing options based on bill of lading requirements, budget, service delivery (Intermodal), and driver and equipment availabilityMake routing decisions that satisfy customer's expectations and company financial requirementsMonitor the route and status of field units to coordinate and prioritize their scheduleEnter data in computer system and maintain logs and records of calls, activities and other informationSkills:

  • Experience working with Trinium Trucking and Drayage dispatch software preferred but willingness to learn is ok as well.
  • Proven experience as dispatcher or relevant position
  • Understand per diem, free time, demurrage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Active listener with excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented and highly organized individual
  • Experience working in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask, Proactive, High-energy, positive attitude
  • Strong sense of urgency and the ability to think your feetEducation:
    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Trinium Trucking and or similar dispatch softwareEnvironmental
      • Must be able to occasionally lift as much as ten (10) lbs.
      • May be required to sit and review information on a computer screen for long periods of time
      • May require repetitive motions of the hands and wrist related to writing and typing at an electronic keyboardJob Type: Full-timePay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per yearBenefits:
        • Dental insurance
        • Health insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 8 hour shift
          • Day shiftExperience:
            • Dispatching: 2 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: West Group Logistics, Newark , Intermodal Dispatcher, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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