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Dispatcher

Company: UNFI
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

DISCOVERWHAT 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-ownedstores to Whole Foods Marketsand 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!PURPOSE:Responsible for dispatching trucks for on-time departure. Monitors drivers and shares info with effected customers to notify them of potential late deliveries or problems.Job Responsibilities:Sun-Weds (6am-4:30pm)Percentage Processes customer invoices and assembles delivery paperwork.Monitors shipping and route progress in SCI and PeopleNet Link and verifies on-time arrivals.Breaks down driver packets and processes customer invoices.Collaborates with Customer for late truck notifications. May engage Customers Care for service escalations.Sorts, separates, and files invoices, route packets, and driver inspections.Completes data entry of equipment information, driver start/end times, and actual delivery times.Handles all incoming calls and emails. 10% Re-dispatch drivers as needed for coverage and to support on-time deliveries.Dispatch repair services for equipment break downs and handle accident reporting procedures.Maintains a clean and safe working environment.Reports violations of company policy to supervisor.Performs other relevant job duties as required.Job Requirements:Transportation/Dispatch experience preferred but not requiredKnowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:Understanding of Safety guidelinesMust have the ability to react to fast-paced, stressful situations in a calm, professional and efficientmannerAbility to prioritize and work independently with good organizational and time management skills.Must have good communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees.Astute, close attention to detailProficient in Microsoft Office ApplicationsFamiliar with delivery routes and DOT rules and regulationsUnderstanding of procedures in other areas of the warehouse for a more global understanding of all processesPHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT/ DEMANDS:Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment.Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment during normal workday.Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.Infrequently exposed to temperatures ranging from 20 degrees to 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the dock area or outside the work areaSpecific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, 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.

Keywords: UNFI, Wayne , Dispatcher, Professions , Montgomery, New Jersey

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