Werner Enterprises, Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage throughout North America, Asia, Europe, South America, Africa and Australia. Werner maintains its global headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China and Australia. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and local van; expedited; temperature-controlled; and flatbed services. Werner's Logistics portfolio includes freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, and international services. International services are provided through Werner's domestic and global subsidiary companies and include ocean, air and ground transportation; freight forwarding; and customs brokerage.
The main purpose of this position is to manage and dispatch approximately 45-75 trucks on a continuous basis by relaying load assignment information using the AS400 computer system, Qualcomm satellite, face-to-face communication, and phone conversation.
Dispatch drivers on loads assigned by Marketing by relaying origination, destination, kind of freight, number of miles, stops, directions, and length of time to deliver using the AS400 computer system, Qualcomm satellite, face-to-face communication, and phone conversation.
Manage approximately 45-75 trucks by assuring safe, legal, and on-time delivery of freight by monitoring effectiveness and efficiency of each driver by compiling statistics on a daily basis.
Plan splits and swaps of loads to get drivers home, high miles, legal hours of service, and customer satisfaction.
Troubleshoot driver problems such as home time, payroll, breakdowns, logging violations, equipment discrepancies, etc., so as to reduce the amount of driver turnover and to make the driver's job more enjoyable.
Interact with the marketing department to assign the most efficient and manageable loads for the drivers and ensure customer satisfaction.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university within Business Administration or equivalent experience.
Zero to two years dispatch experience, preferably in the truckload segment of the industry.
Zero to two years AS400 and P.C. experience preferred.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Werner Enterprises provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, genetic information or veteran status or other status protected by law. We encourage applicants of all ages as we do not discriminate on the basis of an applicants age.
Werner Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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