• Supv, Driver/Dispatch

    Job Locations US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 8:16 AM)
    Requisition ID
    10136
    Company
    Grocers Supply
    Category
    Transportation
  • Company Overview

    Grocers-Supply

     

    Grocers Supply, based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.

     

    Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    As a Driver Dispatch Supervisor, will dispatch loads and communicate to the drivers any special instructions for each dispatch. Inform Transportation Management of any issues expressed or created by drivers, and ensure that all loads dispatch on time, with the appropriate paperwork complete and accompanying the driver for each load.

    Responsibilities

    • Review the routing and scheduling plan for his shift to ensure he has all runs covered.
    • Develop a plan to cover any uncovered runs.
    • They are to review the paperwork that the clerk has put together for their dispatches to ensure that it is correct and complete.
    • Responsible for updating the electronic dispatch matrix as loads are dispatched.
    • Responsible for the dispatch office and ensures that the phones are answered timely in a professional manner.
    • Notify customer stores or facilities if there is a delay concerning on-time dock-outs or late deliveries.
    • Follow procedures for calling in drivers for uncovered loads.
    • Provide annual evaluations of each driver assigned.
    • Debrief drivers upon return from delivery.
    • Communicate any issues to the Transportation Management group.
    • Notify warehouse receiving when drivers arrive with back-hauls.
    • Record and track transfers in and out of the facility.
    • Respond to facility needs related to trailer moves.
    • Communicate payroll issues on drivers related to sick, vacation or other payroll issues.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Three to six months relevant experience
    • Basic DOT regulations knowledge
    • Computer skills

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