Dispatcher at Suddath in East Point, Georgia

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Why Choose Suddath to "Move" your Career to the Next Level?

At Suddath, you can be part of something special and inclusive! Join a team that has a 100+ year reputation for excellence as an innovative, growing and financially stable company that is dedicated to promoting a culture that thrives on inclusion and diversity. From numerous awards to being recognized as one of the best places to work, Suddath offers a caring, family environment while providing relocation and logistics services to people and companies all around the world.

What We Offer!

  • A competitive wage with a comprehensive benefits package, including a 401(k) plan with company matching

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid company holidays

  • A tuition reimbursement plan where employees are encouraged to continue their education and development

Position Summary

Manage local dispatch operations for Home Delivery routing Contractors in specific marketplaces. Assigns routes, addresses customer issues and books deliveries as needed.

Company Values

Must understand and support the company's written Mission Statement, Philosophy Statement, Value Statement, Vision, and Strategy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Highlight, stamp, separate, and sort all Delivery Tickets and Service Orders

  • Route, time frame, and assign all delivery tickets and service orders for next day's routes, to make it as efficient and profitable as possible for the drivers

  • Once routes are put together ensure that there all orders are dispatched for following day

  • Work with local warehouse to ensure that Reverse Logistics orders are being picked up and returned to the store

  • Check all Independent Contractor Documents and Licensing as needed

  • Hand out current days routes to Independent Contractors

  • Deal with Independent Contractor customer/site issues as they arise

  • Deal with any customer, driver, or route issues as the day progresses

  • Initiate and maintain good relations with independent contractors

  • Track Independent contractors as need throughout the day to ensure day's deliveries are on schedule and seek resolution when needed

  • Enter notes and additional information for Independent Contractors into DMS

  • Assist in auditing previous day's paperwork as needed

  • Help ensure that vehicles and trailers are well-maintained, compliant with all DOT/CSA regulations

  • Assist local Operations with any aspect of local operations

  • Other duties as assigned or apparent

Education and Experience

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required. Must have a minimum of two years' experience in customer service, transportation industry, or related field. Experience in Home Delivery or Last Mile preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Operates with a customer service mentality. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work in a team environment and demonstrate flexibility and patience. Excellent organization, communication, and problem-solving skills. Ability to successfully complete all safety, skills, customer service, and supervisor training as required by the company. Ability to sufficiently read, speak, and write English in order to understand and give directions, and to complete paperwork accurately. Ability to operate a variety of standard office equipment as dictated by the duties of the job and perform data entry and typing functions.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

Work is primarily performed in a climate-controlled environment. Requires sitting, walking, and standing. Work performed requires the use of hands to control or feel objects and will utilize repetitive movements when entering data. Requires the use of clear speech communicated to others and understanding the speech of another person. Requires the ability to see details of objects within close range.

*The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made available to individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of this position. These physical demands include, but are not necessarily limited to: standing, sitting, walking, typing, hearing and talking for prolonged periods of time.

**Job description statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job title. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

The Suddath Companies is a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services.

The Suddath Companies 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.
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