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Dispatcher

Company: Springs Window Fashions
Location: Middleton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Purpose

The dispatcher will have day to day responsibility of the SWF trailer fleet and be the key contact for the dedicated fleet contracts.

This position will also be responsible for coordinating movements of larger size shipments throughout SWF.

Job Duties

Make daily decisions regarding the best method of transportation for larger (space, weight, etc.) shipments. Alternative modes of transportation include the carrier contract fleet, contracted or brokered truck load carriers, and intermodal transportation. Decisions are based upon the size of the load, distance to destination, customer ETA requirements, and cost. (25%)

Coordinate the pickup of materials destined to SWF facilities by the carrier contract fleet. This includes working closely with supply management (purchasing and production control) and expediting shipments to assure efficient pick up of raw materials while coordinating with SWF outbound shipments to other SWF facilities and customers. (20%)

Pre-audit and pay yard tractor and trailer lease bills. Also, pre-audit and pay all contract carrier bills, This includes truckload freight bills, intermodal freight bills, inbound or outbound. (10%)

Assure all licenses and permits are up to date and displayed properly on SWF equipment. (5%)

Coordinate all large volume shipments from outsource providers, utilizing the best mode of transportation. (10%)

Quality - Integrates quality at the source thinking and activities in daily, individual, team and project work.

* Utilizes quality/process tools and methodology in daily individual work
* Utilizes quality/process tools and methodology on teams
* Defines and documents individual processes within sphere of control
* Ensures that others are trained as back-ups on (processes) within the area/department
* Improves processes within sphere of control
* Identifies waste and rework and enacts plan to improve/solve
* Checks satisfaction of internal customers through use of quality tools and Customer/Supplier metrics

Requirements

Education and Experience

* 4+ years in a position involving exposure to private fleet operations preferred
* Associate degree or relevant experience preferred

Keywords: Springs Window Fashions, Madison , Dispatcher, Professions , Middleton, Wisconsin

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