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Local Dispatcher

Location: Fairbanks

Company: Carlile

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Administrative, Logistics, Trucking

Publish Date: July 2, 2019

Company Description: As Alaska’s premier trucking company, Carlile offers a variety of exciting careers with competitive salaries and benefits. Carlile recruits for positions throughout its network of terminals servicing Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay and Seward, as well via locations in Tacoma, WA, Houston TX and Edmonton, AB.

Description:

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Carlile

This position is responsible for ensuring a high level of customer service and the scheduling of efficient cargo pick-up and delivery, and optimal equipment turn-time.

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Responsibilities:

  • Operate safely and compliance with all established HSSE policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the routing, scheduling and dispatching of drivers, equipment and freight loads being dispatched and reporting such activities
  • Ensure that all trailer numbers and related freight information are received from drivers and entered into the dispatch system
  • Provides excellent customer service on the phone and when arranging for pick-ups and delivers with customers
  • Communicates with dispatchers at other Carlile terminals and with customers to coordinate the movement of freight
  • Assist customers with setting appointments and with other issues at locations
  • Support the safe operation of all trucks, drivers and related trucking operations
  • Performs dispatch functions such as printing delivery receipts, manifesting shipments for trailers, creating freight bills, and tracing shipments, etc.
  • Communicate with yard and dock personnel in the proper disposition of freight prior to being dispatched
  • Support full compliance with all transportation and federal and state safety regulations
  • May assist yard and dock workers locating and/or moving freight Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Two to four years dispatch experience in the trucking industry inclusive of warehousing and yard operations
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Forklift experience preferred