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J.B. Hunt Transport Dispatcher in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Job Opening ID:

00331658 Dispatcher (Open)

Job Title:

Dispatcher

Department:

Supply Chain

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Pennsylvania

City:

Bethlehem

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

Dedicated Contract Services specializes in total supply chain management solutions, customized to meet each client's needs. We serve customers in over 450 locations, ranging from but not limited to, retail, food and restaurant, agriculture and the oil industry. We are expected to double in size in the next five years - We are not slowing down!

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Dispatches and monitors the movements of customer's freight. Daily communications are customarily done via wireless tablets and/or cell phones, other interactive electronic devices or face to face.

  • Duties customarily involved in all aspects of pickups and deliveries and tracks shipments from inception through completion

  • In charge of resolving any issues that may affect the scheduled times for pickup or delivery. These problems normally include mechanical problems with trucks, delays due to traffic or weather challenges or changes requested by the customer regarding times or locations

  • Record incoming and outgoing calls and notes what actions were taken. Records are also generally kept that reflect information on the vehicles, freight charge bills, and estimated times of arrival.

  • Update changes in direction, destinations, freight or other factors are regularly recorded. If any mishaps occur or if there is an issue with a shipper or customer, these records may be useful in the resolution process.

Qualifications:

  • High School or Associate's degree or Military Pay Grade of E1 - E4

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously.

  • Keen orientation to detail.

  • Excellent organization skills and logical thinking.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Strong computer skills.

  • Excellent follow through on daily tasks and projects.

  • Knowledge of D.O.T. regulations "Is a plus

  • Related experience is a plus!

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Business Communications, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Language:

Spanish

Work Experience:

Transportation/Logistics

Certifications:

Competencies:

Communication (JBH Rating Scale), Creativity (JBH Rating Scale), Customer Service (JBH Rating Scale), Working with Others (JBH Rating Scale)

Responsibilities:

Ability to efficiently assign loads on driver to maximize profitability, customer satisfaction, and driver retention for assigned market areas. Including monitoring ongoing freight optimization based on current loads in progress, Maintain driver detention time and manage equipment through effective communication and planning in order to improve operational efficiency and profitability, Maintains the company safety culture to include daily safety messages, monthly driver briefings, and help enforce company policies to ensure DOT compliance and company requirements are being met, Responsible for driver load monitoring, including resolving any issues that may affect the scheduled times for pickup or delivery, while proactively communicating to the affected customers. These problems normally include truck mechanical problems, traffic or weather issues, or customer directed shipment changes, Responsible for professional, timely, and effective internal and external driver interaction via phone calls and system messages, by building and maintaining a positive attitude to strengthen driver engagement in order to minimize turnover and improve driver satisfaction and productivitY

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.

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