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Dispatcher in Arlington, TX at Frontline Source Group

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Busy and growing logistics client located in Arlington, TX has an immediate need for a Dispatcher on a contract to hire basis. 

Company Profile:
Transportation Broker
Team and Family Atmosphere
Fun and competitive environment

Dispatcher Role:
The Dispatcher position is a blend of Operations, Carrier Sales and Customer service
They will be primarily responsible for building a vast knowledge of surface transportation to match available 3rd Party Carriers with freight loads
-Taking customer orders to have freight loads moved
-Contacting 3rd party Carriers to have freight loads moved 
-Negotiating rates with 3rd Party Carriers 
-Secure capacity and availability with 3rd Party Carriers
-Building strong relationships with a loyal 3rd Party Carrier base 
-Introduce and sell freight and brokerage services to individual carriers
-Heavy phone use and email correspondence internet navigation
-Data Entry, order entry and internet navigation
-Update and maintain customer files
-Update Excel Spreadsheet
-Communicate effectively with customers and truck drivers

Dispatcher Background Profile:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Bachelor's Degree, Transportation or Marketing experience is a PLUS
Outlook experience for email 
Able to update Excel spreadsheets
Ability to work Monday- Friday from 7am-4pm, 8am-5pm, 830am-530pm with occasional Saturdays and after hours as needed 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to detail with the ability to prioritize workload and thrive in a fast-paced team environment
Customer service oriented
Personality is KEY
Must be good on the phone

Features and Benefits while On Contract:
We go beyond the basic staffing agency offerings!  You can see the extensive list of benefits on our website under the Candidate “Benefits” tab.