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Central Linehaul Dispatcher

Shift:

12:00PM to 8:30PM Monday to Friday, On Call Weekends on rotating Schedule

Description:

Coordinate Linehaul Traffic for Overland West Freight Lines

Responsibilities:

  • Along with members of the team - coordinate and arrange linehaul traffic company wide
  • Maintain and update traffic reports in real time
  • Communicate directly with all terminals departing linehauls within the network
  • Assign assets
  • Dispatch, Depart and Arrive road manifests in LTL400 (AS400) in real time
  • Prepare driver running orders for entire network, liaise with terminals on driver assignments
  • Track company, contract and 3rd party assets
  • Understand Hours of Service, and plan routes accordingly
  • Understand Linehaul Strategy – Switch Points, Trip Distances and Transit Times
  • Assist coordinating driver training activities
  • Manage 3rd party relationships - understand availability and rate structures
  • Assist in Strategic planning as required
  • Handle all communication and routing for Linehaul Direct loads
  • Work with terminals to assign appropriate assets to priority loads
  • Troubleshoot problems on the road, including recoveries
  • Cover on call duties when scheduled
Send resume and cover letter to:

Chad West - Overland West Freight Lines, Surrey cwest@overlandwest.ca