Dispatcher

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Location
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Industry
Customer Service & Call Center (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 10.50 - US$ 12.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_37654
Contact
Trussell,Jenni, Spherion
Phone
225-9255686
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Job Description

The dispatcher's job is to schedule drivers to pick up and deliver loads to customers or vendors. Dispatchers are also responsible for keeping records, monitoring driver daily logs for errors or violations and monitoring drivers' working hours and equipment availability. Another part of the job is knowing the weather of all your drivers' locations in order to flag potential issues. There are numerous computer programs to aid dispatchers in their job, but much of the work requires good intuition and knowledge of the industry.

Responsibilities:
A strong dispatcher does much more than managing the phone. You need to position yourself as a reliable point of contact that can successfully balance the drivers' health and safety with customer requirements. This can be a complicated and frustrating logistical process and requires a good deal of planning.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-Time management
- Excellent customer service skills
- Data Entry

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
- 1-4 years of experience


Contact Spherion today www.spherion.com/apply or 225-925-5686

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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