Dispatch Coordinator Distribution

Company Name:
Tyson Foods
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for optimizing the carrier selection process for a specifically-defined geographical region. This includes balancing the interrelationship of cost and service in order to maintain our current leadership position in on-time delivery while minimizing our overall transportation expense. Daily duties include: coordinating and selecting a carrier, rating the shipments from carrier contracts and assuring loads are picked up at loading facilities and delivered on time to our customers, solving problems involving late orders, delivery appointments, and weight and cube deficiencies or excesses while at the same time ensuring Tyson''s service standards are achieved. Additionalresponsibilities include monitoring key customer accounts daily, reviewing any additional charges incurred by the carriers and allocating the cost to the appropriate locations, and back haul order entry. Coordinators will be interacting with customers/sales with questions regarding their deliveries and shipment changes. There will be other duties assigned as the need arises; will be required to work overnight shifts during the week and on the weekends as work volume dictates.
Education: College degree or equivalent industry experience (preferred).
Experience: 3 + years experience in transportation or warehousing.
Computer Skills: Above average computer skills needed. Intermediate Microsoft applications skills required. TES System, OTR, and Microsoft Access experience preferred.
Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills should be demonstrated under high pressure situations.
Supervisory Skills: Some supervisory experience a plus.
Title: Dispatch Coordinator Distribution
Job Function: Supply Chain
City: Dakota Dunes
State: SD
Facility Name (Location): Dakota Dunes Corp
Pay Type: Exempt
Position Number: 90146071 Dispatch Coord Distribution
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Shift: A
Relocation Covered: No
Req ID: 33414BR

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