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  • Dallas, TX
  • Beth Strong

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Transportation Planner & Dispatch

Stevens Transport • Dallas, TX

Posted 28 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Travel - None
Experience - At least 2 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
$45,000.00 - $57,000.00 /Year
Competitive Compensation DOE
Transportation, Accounting - Finance, Import - Export
Distribution - Shipping, Supply Chain, Strategy - Planning
Relocation - No
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Job Description

Transportation Planner & Dispatch

Job Description

 

Asset & Capacity Planner professionals, are you looking for a rewarding and challenging opportunity to move your career forward with an industry leader company? Join our team at Stevens Transport! We are the most elite contributors to the modern supply chain with a network of operations spanning North America. Our competencies include regional, dedicated, intermodal, tanker and 3PL services. Stevens Transport injects an unmatched integrity into a corporate business model that reflects more than 35 years of consistent growth and success.



Due to our continued success, we are seeking an experienced Asset Planner / Dispatcher to join our team. In this position you are responsible for securing adequate capacity for booked freight using company assets, and then coordinating the movement of goods from shipper to destination so that deliveries are on time and in compliance with government regulations, company standards and customer expectations.

This role is ideal for someone who can think quickly on both a detailed and big picture scale, and enjoys uncovering those hard-to-find solutions (and backup solutions to your solutions) within large sets of data.

Transportation Planner & Dispatch

(Logistics / Trucking / Transportation / Supply Chain)


Job Responsibilities 

  • Balance and maintain trailer pool inventory by directing outbound drivers to areas with surging coverage needs
  • Continually monitor incoming load request noting locations for pick-up, delivery, dates and required times
  • Pair trucks that are empty and/or unloading soon with freight needing to be picked up, and confirm dispatch assignments with drivers. Ensure all trucks have appropriate transit documents and customs clearances
  • Adjust dispatch plans and reallocate trailers as necessary to meet changing service needs (breakdowns, lateness, driver hours available, etc.)
  • Generate regular and ad-hoc reporting as required

Job Requirements

Transportation Planner & Dispatch

(Logistics / Trucking / Transportation / Supply Chain)

Specific qualifications for this Transportation / Supply Chain role include:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience within the transportation or supply chain industry
  • Ability to perform in a deadline-driven environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • High degree of initiative and independent execution
  • Some knowledge of time/distance geography preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required; some familiarity with AS/400 operating system is ideal
  • Ability to handle high volumes of inbound email

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