Transportation Coordinator

Company: Groendyke Transport, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
US-KS-Kansas City
Not Specified
At least 1 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description Transportation Coordinator

“If you take care of Groendyke, Groendyke will take care of you.  They pay attention to details and the small things, like my birthday and my family. That matters."

General Purpose: 

Responsible for scheduling, monitoring, and supervising the drivers and delivery process.
Essential Functions:
  • Develop and maintain a professional but paternal relationship with each driver in order to insure his/her needs are being met by the company.
  • Advocate and maintain a strong commitment to safety in the operating process.
  • Communicate timely and effectively with customers to ensure a high level of service.
  • Maximize driver availability to fully utilize equipment in order to provide maximum revenue and profitability.
  • Review dispatch sheet and driver assignments to ensure all loads are dispatched.
  • Review all phone and fax orders, and process and/or distribute according to terminal procedure.
  • Responsible for timely and efficient movement of loaded trucks carrying various products.
  • Schedule loads and assign qualified drivers.
  • Enter load information into TMW system and prepare Delivery Memos for each load.
  • Review documentation to ensure that proper loading numbers, lifting instructions, rack assignments, billing instructions, etc. are correct.
  • Provide documentation and communicate to drivers all pertinent information for scheduled load(s).
  • Review dispatch sheet and driver assignments to ensure all loads are dispatched.
  • Monitor and update drivers' progress throughout the shift and update the TMW by actualizing the events.
  • Initiate and maintain customer specifications.
  • Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for products hauled.
  • File inventory sheets, dispatch sheets, lifting instructions and related materials in the proper location(s).
  • Review driver's Hours of Service Logs for available hours, and update hours in the computer as required.
  • Must be available to work assigned shift on a consistent and ongoing basis.
  • Update and/or forward reports as directed by terminal management.
  • Perform all other duties as specified by terminal, regional, or corporate management.
  • We Offer:

    Among the many advantages of working at Groendyke Transport are the employee benefits. Our people enjoy one of the best benefit packages in the industry. Groendyke Transport will provide you with excellent pay rates and comprehensive benefits.  

    Additional benefits available Include:

  • Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Job RequirementsQualifications/Basic Job Requirements:
    • Dispatch experience required
    • Bachelor degree (experience may substitute).
    • Management and/or supervisory experience desired
    • Tanker industry experience preferred
    • Experienced and effective communicator
    • Administrative and organizational skill
    • Reliable and Punctual
    • Computer literate (E-mail, Microsoft Word)
    • Understanding equipment utilization and allocation beneficial
    • Knowledge of DOT and applicable Federal Regulations