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Transportation Dispatchers coordinate the activity of drivers delivering goods to customers or businesses. Common work activities listed on a Transportation Dispatcher example resume are establishing routes, assigning tasks to drivers, reducing merchandise damage, looking for solutions to increase efficiency, and solving customer complaints. Those looking to work as Transportation Dispatchers should showcase in their resumes the following qualifications: organization, multitasking, communication, time management and teamwork. Most candidates hold a high school or general education diploma.

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1

Inside Sales Representative/ Transportation Dispatcher

Answered an average of 50 calls per day by addressing customer inquiries, solving problems and providing product information.

  • Described Equipment products to customers and accurately explained details and proper use of the equipment.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate and obtain out of stock equipment based on customer request.
  • Effectively communicated with and supported sales, marketing and administrative teams on a daily basis.
  • Handled daily heavy flow of paperwork and cooperated with the accounting department on invoicing.
  • Investigated and resolved customer inquiries in a timely and empathetic manner.
  • Dispatched Drivers Daily for Pick-ups & Drop offs, utilizing all federal and state and local rules and regulations.
  • Minimized Driver overtime and reduced overall cost on transportation.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Youth Leadership Conference
Business Management
2

Transportation Dispatcher

Worked with division Administrators to provide accurate information related to students

  • Communicated with drivers using two way radio
  • Answered phones provided accurate information to parents, citizens, and other staff via multiline phone
  • Dispatched drivers to various assignments while maintaining efficient coverage of all routes
  • Calmly communicated accurate information to supervisors and EMS personnel during crisis situations
  • Completed additional tasks as assigned
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Transportation Dispatcher

Scheduled drivers loads, routes and pick-ups; Remained in constant communication with drivers.

  • Kept records, monitored driver daily logs for errors or violations, and the monitored both drivers in relation to their remaining hours of service and equipment as to its availability.
  • Coordinated and managed efficient loads to remain cost effective. Determined the best delivery methods and negotiated rates. Also identified and evaluated special needs for each load/driver.
  • Provided over the road support to over 20 drivers, including hotel/ flight bookings and vehicle rentals, as well as organization and preparation of international border crossings paperwork.
  • Organized and maintained hard copy and electronic documentation supporting delivery execution, transportation methods and customer obligations.
  • Ensured that goods were shipped in the most efficient manner according to documented processes, including payload, route of travel, carrier selection, tracking the shipment from pick up through delivery all while focusing on cost reduction, service and contractual requirements.
  • Maintained reports that described on time delivery statistics.
  • Maintained customer systems to facilitate delivery of product.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Medical
4

Transportation Dispatcher

Developed and maintained electronic scheduling system for campus of over 1,500 students

  • Created and organized employee schedules
  • Managed weekly full time and part time hours
  • Coordinated with campus departments for effective and efficient transportation
  • Resolved transportation scheduling conflicts
  • Managed loaner fleet schedule and approvals
  • Provided on-call services and emergency coverage
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
5

Transportation Dispatcher

  • Analyzed the most cost effective routing options based budget, service delivery schedule, and driver and equipment availability.
  • Instructed and coordinated timely pick ups and deliveries with drivers, partner carriers, rail operators, and port operators.
  • Communicated company policies and procedures to drivers, monitor performance against standards, and recommended corrective actions to management.
  • Ensured that shipping and billing data was tracked appropriately and promptly.
  • Authorized equipment drops and monitored container idling and consolidated shipments as needed.
  • Assured routing decisions complied with state and federal laws and regulations governing safety and capacity issues.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
6

Transportation Dispatcher

Dispatched company drivers to transport medical patients and other customers to appointments and outings.

  • Scheduled a staff of over 80 drivers to maximize route efficiencies.
  • Confirmed Medicaid patients' appointments for scheduling and reimbursement.
  • Utilized company fleet and personnel efficiently and effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Entered and interpreted data from Agilis software in support of organizational objectives.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration / Management
Community Relief Efforts For The Joplin Tornado Victims
7

Payroll/transportation Dispatcher

Managed 100 employee time cards in Oracle and kept records of personnel leave.

  • Scheduled monthly maintenance for over 1000 vehicles.
  • Liaison with transportation drivers and mechanics for over 30 breakdowns, weekly.
  • Addressed all service needs from contracted service providers.
  • Acquired parts in BISP using inventory software program.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Business Management
MA
Human Resource Management
8

Central Inventory Coordinator / Transportation Dispatcher

Supervised staff of 30 in the Hospital Services and transportation Departments.

  • Managed and monitored vehicle fleet usage and maintainance records.
  • Collaborated with facilities management in planning and executing facility maintainance including fire and safety
  • Spearheaded inventory management and production planning of blood products.
  • Responsible for daily coordination and distribution of blood product from collection sites to laboratory.
  • Collaborate with varios regions within organization ensuring timely shipment of product throughout
  • Managed temperature regulated storage equipment monitoring systems.
  • Trained staff on day to day operational procedures and regulatory complience as required by FDA, OSHA, and DOT.
  • Generated and maintained departmental accounting reports and performed varios ad-hoc projects as requested by senior management.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
9

Transportation Dispatcher

Assisted in dispatch duties and distributed work assignments

  • Provided necessary support to ensure transportation schedules were attained
  • Scheduled daily workload and department personnel
  • Reviewed employee paperwork for accuracy
  • Maintained necessary documentation and files
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Business
10

Transportation Dispatcher

Directed pickup and delivery of freight efficiently and by prioritizing rush deliveries

  • Assigned trucks to drivers and provided accurate route directions
  • Kept track of delivery process on route while being available for backup calls
  • Scanned, faxed, and printed a high volume of documents daily
  • Managed a multi-line telephone system with 100-150 inbound calls
  • Scheduled pickup/drop-off assignments and other customer requests
  • Train all new dispatch employees
  • Recognized highly by managers and staff for exceptional work speed, knowledge and customer service
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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