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Transportation Dispatcher - 8pm Start - Aurora, CO

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Logistics / Warehouse Operations
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147511 Requisition #

DISCOVER WHAT’S NEXT FOR YOUR CAREER. 

Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Whole Foods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today!

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for driver scheduling and dispatching trucks to ensure on-time departure. Monitors drivers throughout the day and relays information to customer service so they may inform customers of potential late deliveries or problems. Responsible for monitoring hours of service for drivers.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

  • Prepares driver scheduling and updates daily schedules.
  • Dispatches trucks and ensures on-time departure.
  • Ensures late truck report and extra Utilization report is prepared.
  • Collaborates with Customer Service for late truck notifications.
  • Prepares and maintains DVCR spreadsheet.
  • Modifies trips and enters paper logs into On Board Computer System.
  • Ensures available hours report is accurate for DOT compliance.
  • Keeps area clean and maintains a safe working environment.
  • Offers support/directions to drivers whenever necessary.
  • Reports violations of company policy to supervisor or lead.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred
  • Understanding of Safety guidelines
  • Strong knowledge of applicable Bakco functions and RF systems.
  • Warehouse/Operations preferred but not required SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others.
  • Astute, close attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Familiar with delivery routes and DOT rules and regulations.
  • Understanding of procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processes.

 

 

For applicants in Colorado:  The compensation for this position is 19.50 per/hr.  You will also be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs - Paid Time Off; Sick Time; 401K Program; medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental death/ dismemberment insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance programs, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and the terms and conditions of these programs.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

 

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