TRANSX - POSITION DETAIL

City Dispatcher-Mississauga

Location: Mississauga, ON
Job Type: Full Time
Close Date: 05/29/2013
Professional Areas: Terminal Operations
Description:

The Company

With 2600 Employees, 9 locations in Canada and the USA and over 4000 trucks and trailers, the TransX Group of Companies is one of the largest providers of premier integrated transportation and logistics services across North America.

TransX is proud to have been named as one of the top 50 Best Managed Companies in Canada for the last 6 years in a row.  Our team is committed to entrepreneurial achievement and operational excellence in providing innovative solutions to our customers.

www.transx.com

 

Job Description

TransX has an exciting opportunity for a City Dispatcher in our Mississauga terminal. 

The Dispatcher is accountable for the effective management and support of an assigned fleet of city drivers and trucks.  With focus on operational excellence and superior customer service, the Dispatcher is charged with ensuring that their fleet operates efficiently as a team in support of our high standards for driver success and customer service performance.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working, maintaining and leading a safe work environment
  • Assignment of drivers and trailers to maximize loads, using the minimum amount of on road hours possible
  • Listening to the drivers’ needs, escalating their concerns to management when required for solution
  • Setting performance expectations, coaching and training for efficiency and team work
  • Dividing the workload in a rational way and proactively plan for the short and midterm
  • Tracking use & location of equipment
  • Work with Planning to overcome short term problems and later learn from the occurrences to avoid recurrence

 

Qualifications

The successful candidates must have:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Logistics/Shipping/Freight Handling
  • Must have flexible work schedule

Along with the following skills and abilities:

  • Understanding of Logistics planning and dispatching
  • Ability to effectively manage driver relations
  • Ability to coach employees, analyzing mistakes and clarifying doubts
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to cope with last minute change (eg: broken trailers, sick calls)
  • A positive attitude and excellent people skills
  • Strong organizational and priority management skills

 

The Rewards

We offer a comprehensive salary and benefits package. A career with the TransX Group provides you with the opportunity to develop your own potential. Entrepreneurial spirit is encouraged and success is rewarded. We operate with the philosophy that the company is successful when its employees are successful.

 

If you have a passion for results, and want to grow your career with a dynamic and growing industry leader, please submit your resume with cover letter by clicking on the APPLY BUTTON below

 

 TransX is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the individual and collective growth of our employees and a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

We sincerely thank all candidates for applying; however we will not be able to interview all applicants.

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