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Fleet Dispatcher

Job Overview:

Fleet Dispatcher

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directly supervise assigned drivers to include adherence to company policy, performance counseling, and reviews
  • Daily communication with drivers includes dispatching, tracking/tracing loads, and pre-plans to ensure the driver receives and understands vital information
  • Heavy daily interaction with drivers.  Will be the liaisons between drivers and management to ensure that expectations are being met with respect to both service and cost
  • Utilize in-cab telematics tools to manage the operation through driver performance monitoring and trip reporting functions along with any other potential issues
  • Manage driver DOT compliance, including CDL & medical card expirations, random drug screen coordination, and quarterly safety training
  • Manage driver layover and detention times maintain the status of equipment that’s being serviced by maintenance personnel
  • Enter service failures daily and manage driver’s ability for on-time delivery
  • Respond to any driver payroll/settlement questions
  • Manage driver miles
  • Appropriately match loads to drivers, which will satisfy both customer and driver needs while ensuring freight is delivered and picked up in a safe and timely manner
  • Manage fleet turnover to maintain a satisfactory retention ratio
  • Manage revenue per truck
  • Maintain fleet awareness for the driver safety reports

Qualifications:

  • An associate degree in a business-related or communication field is preferred. Previous dispatch work experience in the trucking industry may be substituted for education.
  • Two (2) years of dispatch experience preferred.
  • Previous trucking experience is a plus
  • Good Phone and communication skills
  • Computer literacy is required.
  • Must be detail-oriented and good with following up on unfinished tasks
  • Basic personal computer or host terminal skills required
  • Strong organizational skills required

BENEFITS:

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance offered
  • 401(K) retirement plan with company matching funds
  • Vacation and holiday pay

About KLLM Transport Services

For more than 50 years, KLLM has been transporting perishable commodities for satisfied customers throughout the country. KLLM offers Over-The-Road, Regional, Dedicated, and Intermodal temperature-controlled services throughout the United States and with service into and out of Mexico. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D. While KLLM promotes a drug-free workplace, we no longer include marijuana in our comprehensive pre-employment drug screening program for any positions not regulated by the Department of Transportation. Impairment in the workplace is strictly prohibited and we will continue to test for all drugs and alcohol in compliance with our Reasonable Suspicion Policy.

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  • Location: Jackson, MS
    50 Mile Hiring Radius
  • Work Type: Full Time