Dispatcher
XTL Transport Inc. - Toronto, ON

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CHALLENGE, REWARD, OPPORTUNITY!
A Company that gives you respect, recognizes your achievements and supports your efforts to succeed.
A Company that helps you grow and challenges you at work.
A Company…like XTL Transport
XTL’s vision is to become Canada’s most respected transportation company. We are creating a great working environment and offering considerable opportunity for career growth in one of our country’s oldest and most important industries.
When we talk about being a great place to work, we are really talking about our desire to be the transportation employer of choice in Canada.
Work with a company that works with you! XTL, the new standard in transportation careers!

An immediate opportunity exists for a US DISPATCHER (Trucking) for our Toronto Terminal.

Job Title: US Dispatcher/Planner Department: Operations
Hours of Operation: 8:00AM- 5:00PM, Monday to Friday

Summary: As the US Dispatcher/Planner, you will be responsible for planning loads, line-haul and city driver, and trailer availability in order to meet customers needs and company objectives. .

Job Responsibilities:

Fronthaul Planning
-Working in conjunction with the Operations team to select the best loads possible in order to service the customers needs in the USA
-Coordination of delivery times, destinations and equipment of southbound loads
-Anticipate US customer needs and communicate those needs in due time to the Operations team
-Offer a certain percentage of combination southbound/northbound loads

US Backhaul Planning
-Participate to minimize empty miles
-Monitor the productivity of tractors
-Monitor the "Wasted Time" between loads
-Ensure physical yard check, load security, and heated load monitoring

Respect of policies, programs, procedures, and practices
-Apply dispatch rules in accordance to the collective agreement and company programs, procedures and policies.
-Report any disciplinary issues to the appropriate departments
-Monitor performance and report service failures to appropriate individuals
-Responsible for on time performance at pick up and delivery location (emphasis on live loading and unloading location)

Communication
-Communicate any roadblocks or discrepancies to Operations, Customer Service and Sales regarding customers, drivers and equipment in the US
-Respond to all related satellite messages

Other Responsibilities:
-Support and replace other planners as needed.
-other related duties may be added

Requirements:
2-5 years previous dispatching experience preferably in a similar trucking environment
Previous experience working in trucking/transportation /logistics environment;
Excellent geographical knowledge of both USA and Canada
Strong communication skills
Strong Negotiating skills
Attention to detail and the ability to use a logical approach to planning

Work Environment:
Busy office with multiple activities
Capable of working under pressure, dealing with multiple tasks without being easily distracted
Fully Computerized

A Career With XTL Offers:
Competitive salary & comprehensive company paid benefits package including, health, dental and vision coverage, life insurance and much more
Professional atmosphere, great working conditions, dynamic leadership
Autonomy, training, personal and professional development opportunities
Interested individuals should forward their resumes by apply directly to this ad.

All applicants will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified applicants will be contacted.


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XTL is committed to providing customers with a progressive transportation solution that adds value to their core competencies. Our customers...