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Headquartered in Louisville, KY and ranked among the top carriers in the U.S., Mercer Transportation Co., Inc. (Mercer) has earned a reputation as one of the nation’s leading owner operator companies. For over forty years, Mercer has built a family on the foundation of honesty, professional freedom, and experience.

 

What do Mercer Transportation Truck Dispatchers Do?
Strategically find loads with our truck driver’s preferences in mind. The ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator and able to remain calm, composed and concise. You must be able to multi-task as well as take the appropriate action with little supervision. The goal is to save drivers time, and help in making the best business decisions for them by understanding the fluctuating market, and remaining committed to identifying the best rates and loads!

 

Shift: Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm
Pay: $18/hr (PLUS opportunities to earn commission after training)

 

Job duties often include:
-Coordinates scheduling of vehicles and drivers for meeting overall transportation requirements.
-Receive customer calls, records information, and enters data into software system.
-Resolves schedule problems (i.e., stop requests, updating maps, driver absenteeism, out-of-service vehicles, etc) ensuring all routes are covered.
-Receive and dispatch orders for products or deliveries.
-Prioritize calls according to urgency and importance.
-Monitor the route and status of truck drivers to coordinate and prioritize their schedule based on their preferences.
-Provide truck drivers with information about orders, traffic, obstacles and requirements.
-Compiles a variety of data for developing reports, information and mandated requirements.
-You are expected to plan routes and schedules; ensuring the overall coverage required to meet the transportation scheduling demands; and evaluating, resolving and/or recommending solutions to incidents, complaints and/or accidents.

 

Education Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent.
Basic experience using computers. Experience using dispatch and trucking software preferred.

 

Compensation and Benefits:
Mercer offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits programs provided to all eligible employees; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave, medical/life/long-term disability insurance, and 401K Plan; and voluntary optional dental/vision/short-term disability insurance.

May be subject to the following screening requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Financial Background Check.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, or mental and/or physical disability.

To apply for this job please visit mercertrans.bamboohr.com.