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Port Trucking Dispatcher

Company: Eastern Warehouses-Port Delivery Service
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Port Delivery Service, Inc. is a three-generation family-owned warehousing and logistics company. We have ninety years of experience in the fields of importing and exporting, which has led us to be an industry leader in both customer satisfaction and continued improvement.From the start of our single-man delivery service in the early 1900's, to our service of today, we have continued to make the crucial business decisions needed to provide customer satisfaction and stability. Our competitive advantage has been - and will continue to be - our trademark personal and personable service.Currently, we have multiple warehouse locations in Newark, Linden, and Avenel. As our business continues to grow, we are looking for a Dispatcher (with pier experience) to join our team.Job Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with company drivers and owner operators to dispatch moves in and out of the marine terminals of NY/NJ;
    • Creating appointments at the terminals;
      • Troubleshooting issues with the terminals and drivers;
        • Prioritizing the return of containers based on the last free day in the terminal;
          • Communicating with warehouse staff to prioritize the stripping of containers that are due back at the pier;
            • Heavy usage of Microsoft Excel to track details of shipping data in a timely and accurate manner (incoming containers, containers in the yard, containers due back to the piers, special billing charges, etc.);
              • Provide leadership, accountability, and support to drivers;
                • Communicate with company mechanic regarding issues or damages with company trucks or equipment;
                  • Assist with DOT & FMCSA compliance (random drug and alcohol screens, onboarding of new hires, obtaining renewal documents from drivers for CDL, TWIC, Sealink);Job Specifications:
                    • Bilingual Spanish;
                      • At least 2 years of experience dispatching for a trucking company who transports loads in and out of the piers of NY/NJ;
                        • Familiarity with DOT / FMCSA rules and regulations;
                          • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
                            • Ability to work in a fast paced and sometimes stressful environment;
                              • Experience working on Microsoft ExcelWork Schedule:- Monday - Friday (9am - 6pm);
                                • 2 Saturdays per month (typically we close around 1pm on a Saturday);What we offer:- Hourly pay depending on experience (range is $18 - $22 / hr)
                                  • PTO (increases with years of service)
                                    • NJ Sick Leave
                                      • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD
                                        • 401K w/ 4% company matchCompany Values:Exceptional Service: Exceeding expectations. Our customers want our work completed efficiently and accurately, at a reasonable price, ahead of schedule, with no drama, by someone they trust and respect. Every decision, and action, must strengthen trust in us to accomplish their goals. Diligently serving our customers, and finding ways to say "yes" to them (even on occasions when they may be unreasonable and uninformed) differentiates us.Professionalism: How we conduct ourselves at work and in public. We show consideration and respect for others. We keep our word. We exceed expectations. We realize that everything about how we work is being scrutinized by every customer, vendor, and partner: how we speak, how we communicate in writing (even our grammar), how we dress, how we listen, how we respond, how we handle adversity, how dedicated we are to improving ourselves and our business. We want our customers, vendors, and partners to feel proud to work together.Proactive Solutions Actively anticipating potential problems, needs or changes. We conquer these challenges before they grow. If we are proactive, we make things happen, instead of waiting for them to happen to us.Detail-Obsessed: Caring enough to be thorough & accurate when attacking a task. Obsessively focusing our attention to safety, attention to operational accuracy, attention to administrative accuracy, and even our attention to serving each other.Port Delivery Service provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Eastern Warehouses-Port Delivery Service, Newark , Port Trucking Dispatcher, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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