Logistics Coordinator – City & US Dispatch

Job Description

Exciting DISPATCH OPPORTUNITIES at our fast growing & highly respected group of companies! Ippolito Transportation has been in the produce business over 75 years, family run & with an excellent reputation.

Be part of something bigger!

What we are looking for:
We are seeking a City & US Logistics Coordinators. You would be an integral member of our logistics group who handle our dispatch & customer service and work “hand in hand” as a dynamic group to provide efficient & reliable service to our clientele. As a logistic coordinator you are the key communicators with our drivers and counted on to treat everyone with great respect.

What your day would look like:
Communicating (via phone/text) with drivers to advise their next pick-up and deliveries.
Working closely with the drivers on any problems they may encounter.
Updating shipment status in the dispatch system (TMW/Truckmate).
Determining the best routes and order of pick-ups & deliveries.
Working closely with fellow dispatchers to co-ordinate the daily activities.
Advise and communicate directly with customers about any issues.
Load plan to maximize use of available space on trailers to promote greater profitability and sequence routes that ensure delivery success.

Who you are:
Highly organized and detail oriented.
Ability to be calm and professional in a busy environment.
Able to communicate in a professional, concise & respectful manner.
Excellent multi-tasking skills.
Take pride in your work ethic.

Minimum high school. Higher education would be an asset (but not a deal breaker)
This is are key position working at our head office in Burlington Ontario. Highly competitive pay & benefit package for qualified individual. This isn’t just a “position” but instead an opportunity to work with a great team. There will be many career growth opportunities, challenges, and satisfying work days.

A bit more:

A minimum of two years relevant experience is important. Other key attributes would be:

Experience with dispatch software such as TMW/Truckmate.
Very comfortable working with computers.
Excellent driver management skills.
Fantastic opportunity for dedicated/fast thinking individual with a family owned highly entrepreneurial company.

Who we are and what we offer:
Ippolito offers a full range of incentives for employees! Employees are entitled to safety shoe reimbursement annually; full-time hours with a comprehensive benefits package and an RRSP program which the company matches. Ippolito also encourages referrals through an Employee Referral Program!

Hours of work:
Schedule is Monday to Friday with rotating weekends throughout the department

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