Transportation Dispatcher Resume Samples

A Transportation Dispatcher is accountable for scheduling vehicles to move people and goods. The job description entails arranging all necessary products or items that need to be delivered after considering various factors such as load size, number of trips to be made and what type of carrier is needed. The daily responsibilities associated with this post are listed on the Transportation Dispatcher Resume as follows – developing plans to move things in a most efficient manner; handling all unforeseen situations and roadway closures; taking right action if anything goes wrong; communicating messages to clients about arrival of the product; and monitoring safety of the transporting goods.

Hiring managers typically want those with the following attributes – ability to stay calm in stressful situations; ability to rectify unforeseen and emergency problems instantly and efficiently; familiarity in using radios, telephones, computers and scheduling software. While formal education is not compulsory, possessing post-secondary studies will be useful.

Transportation Dispatcher Resume example

Transportation Dispatcher Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in a motivating environment offering the opportunity for increased responsibility and advancement.

Skills : Excel, Powerpoint, Word.

Description :

    1. Responsible for dispatching all deliveries as well as picking up freight from customers and coordinating window times to satisfy customer needs.
    2. Maintain open communication with all departments and facility and provide accurate and timely information.
    3. Update and maintain Protrans trailer pool in Pro Track System Provide directions to drivers when required.
    4. Control over the entering and exit of local deliveries and OTR trailers.
    5. Coordinated and planned pickup and delivery of Household goods.
    6. Assisted 30 drivers in payroll, finding and paying for labor, and clearing government bill of lading for delivery.
    7. Coordinate loads for 25 flatbed trucks on a daily basis, as well as negotiate prices.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Transportation Dispatcher Resume

Headline : Supply Chain Management Professional and Military Veteran with a Secret Security Clearance and 9 years of proven experience in the United States Marine Corps.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Mac OS X, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere.

Description :

    1. Developed daily schedule to assign and track drivers to pick-up of donations based on customer availability.
    2. Proactively contacted customers to investigate and resolve pick up issues by negotiating date, times, access arrangements.
    3. Answered incoming phones calls from customers, listened to needs and determine appropriate response to resolve complaints or respond to inquiries for information.
    4. Complete a detail as the executive assistant to the Regional Director of Transportation.
    5. Maintaining meeting calendars, making travel arrangements and ensuring proper submission of receipts for reimbursement.
    6. Assisted in the establishment of general office procedures for managing expense reports, tracking orders for office supplies, and disbursement of paychecks.
    7. Selected to serve as the supervisor of the dispatch unit when Director and Supervisor is out of the office.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Transportation Dispatcher III Resume

Summary : Interested in contributing to the overall success of your team and departments. Displays professionalism, exceptional time management skills, and a positive demeanor at all times.

Skills : Auditing, Multi-Line Phone System, Fax, Purchasing, Proofreading, Contract Management, Executive Support, Dispatch, Transportation.

Description :

    1. Schedule and dispatch drivers and equipment.
    2. Relay messages and information to or from drivers, supervisors using telephones or two-way radios.
    3. Confer with customers or supervising personnel in order to address questions, problems, and requests for service or equipment.
    4. Monitor personnel and / or equipment locations and utilization in order to coordinate service and schedules.
    5. Advise personnel about traffic problems such as construction areas, accidents, congestion, weather conditions, and other hazards.
    6. Review vehicle condition and check drivers for license validity Check drivers' status reports on a daily basis Compile data reports on shipment status.
    7. Sent all billing information to factoring company.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Transportation Dispatcher III Resume

Summary : Seeking a position in a motivating environment offering the opportunity for increased responsibility and advancement.

Skills : Public Relations, Logistics.

Description :

    1. Responsible for dispatching all deliveries as well as picking up freight from customers and coordinating window times to satisfy customer needs.
    2. Maintain open communication with all departments and facility and provide accurate and timely information.
    3. Update and maintain Protrans trailer pool in Pro Track System Provide directions to drivers when required.
    4. Control over the entering and exit of local deliveries and OTR trailers.
    5. Responsible for the compiling and submitting month end fuel receipts for all Vehicles; six Shuttles, seven Fleet Vehicles and three Vans.
    6. Manage a daily shift meeting for effective communication with employees in order for them to have proper training and knowledge of the Casino Guests needs.
    7. Accurately and timely prepares and submits all daily paperwork to Transportation Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Logistics

Lead Transportation Dispatcher Resume

Summary : Highly focused and ambitious Systems Assistant with five years of experience and four years of experience in Transportation Dispatching. Exemplary ability with medical training as well as certification as an Emergency Medical Technician, and Advanced Emergency Medical Dispatcher.

Skills : Customer Service, Phones, Communications, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Worked as relief Dispatcher for transportation department of School district.
    2. Answer phones, relay messages, dispatch school busses for student pick up.
    3. Problem solve with schools to arrange transportation for school age students.
    4. Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, or tracking transportation vehicles, such as aircraft or railroad cars.
    5. Plan, organize, or manage the work of subordinate staff to ensure that the work is accomplished in a manner consistent with organizational requirements.
    6. Monitor operations to ensure that staff members comply with administrative policies and procedures, safety rules, union contracts, and government regulations.
    7. Negotiate and authorize contracts with equipment and materials suppliers, and monitor contract fulfillment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Logistics

Transportation Dispatcher/Coordinator Resume

Summary : Hard working business course graduate with proven leadership and organizational skills seeking to continue career with an organization that will utilize management skills to benefit mutual growth and success.

Skills : Microsoft Office, MS Excel.

Description :

    1. Maintains an inventory of heavy equipment, heavy delivery trucks and other company cars assigned to drivers and assistants.
    2. Assures ready access to an updated route sheets for each scheduled route.
    3. Assures that each scheduled route is appropriately covered by utilizing available relief or substitute drivers/assistants.
    4. Maintains an accurate daily attendance roster of drivers and assistants.
    5. Maintains cordial working relationships with assigned drivers and assistants.
    6. Checks driver's licenses to ensure that drivers have a valid license prior to operating a delivery trucks.
    7. Operates two way radio base stations; operates paging system as required; record radio communications as required.
    8. Communicates with department employees to respond to routine requests or emergency situations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Transportation Dispatcher/Coordinator Resume

Summary : Highly organized in GMP standards, extremely flexible with extensive quality and warehouse experience that require firm communication skills such as multitasking, prioritization and problem solving.

Skills : Electrical, Dependable, Customer Service, Detail Oriented, Self-Motivated, Military.

Description :

    1. Daily operations on TMW system, and Omnitrax.
    2. Taking phone, email and fax orders for tanker loads of cement, slag and other construction materials, for concrete plants, stone factories and job sites.
    3. Entering specifics for individual tanker load requirements, including start times, correct spacing per tanker load accordingly.
    4. Dispatching drivers, communicating and tracking to ensure on time deliveries via phone or omnitrax.
    5. Continual communication with customers, job supertintendents, or project managers to ensure proper load spacing to ensure no delays or shortages.
    6. Planned and routed loads for following day deliveries by end of shift each day, being mindful of hours of service and DOT regulations.
    7. Verbally informed each driver of the following day loads, imparted any details needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business

Transportation Dispatcher/Supervisor Resume

Summary : The ability to obtain an Administrative position that will allow to fully utilize customer care, bookkeeping, secretarial, clerical, office management, and administrative skills in a highly stimulating environment.

Skills : Interpersonal communications and organizational.

Description :

    1. Include use a computer to input transportation requests and schedule the most appropriate available vehicles.
    2. Assign bus drivers to various types of bus driving assignments and keep track of bus driver and maintenance mechanic attendance records.
    3. Take bus driver calls for information and assistance while they are driving routes and trips during the regular workday.
    4. Provide bus route information to parents, students, and staff upon request and provides trip routing information to staff members who attend out of town conferences.
    5. Instruct drivers in operating procedures or schedule changes.
    6. Schedule vehicles as needed, input miles and hours for bus trips, vehicle trips, maintain schedules for drivers, contact and schedule sub drivers.
    7. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Transportation Dispatcher Resume

Summary : Dedicate public servant, experienced in coordinated business logistics and efficient lean office management. Dedicated to promoting a diversified, empowered, safe and respectable workplace.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook, Switchboard, 10-key, Typing 75wpm.

Description :

    1. Coordinate route schedules and mapping information.
    2. Maintain radio contact while drivers are on shift.
    3. ADP payroll and assessment for over 150 employees.
    4. Communicate with mechanics to ensure buses are up and running properly.
    5. Inform administration, parents, and management of any issues during pick up and drop off of students.
    6. Review footage of incidences that may have occurred and make decisions based on the outcome.
    7. Schedule monthly, mandatory meetings, and any other duties as assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Transportation Dispatcher Resume

Objective : To obtain a position as a Transportation dispatcher utilizing skills with opportunity for continuing professional development.

Skills : Bilingual, Customer Service, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Contact customers with updates on pending service calls.
    2. Received work orders and tenders from superiors and dispatched them to personnel.
    3. Planned out appropriate routes keeping time and distance logistics in mind.
    4. Inputting daily trip information into computer systems.
    5. Developing strong working relationship with drivers.
    6. Handling customer complaints or directing to appropriate department.
    7. Identifying any operational and regulatory risks, and then escalating as appropriate.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma