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Transportation Clerk/Dispatcher

Bakersfield, California; Job Reference ID: TRANS05797
Company Description:

Essential Job Functions: Dispatcher

  • Daily monitoring of fleet drivers for route performance and adherence to planned route
  • Works with drivers to help solve routing concerns based on real-time feedback
  • Communicate daily with department Supervisors on driver performance issues
  • Allocates equipment and driver resources and schedules deliveries a/o pick-ups and backhauls.
  • Ensure dispatching solution complies with DOT hour and weight regulations
  • Performs pre and post route & driver performance analysis of service time and cost, adherence to stop sequences, travel time, driver cost, equipment cost, etc.; What worked/didn’t work
  • Work with the Transportation and Sales Team to ensure customer delivery parameters are accurate in Roadshow
  • Updates routing system based on overnight delivery request changes
  • Maintains & update information on daily basis geocoding, standard route maintenance & updates, Continually review each route for overlap and opportunities
  • Maintain databases of logistics information. Maintain data in information systems or databases.
  • Prepare reports on logistics performance measures. Prepare operational reports
  • Reporting as needed / directed


  • 1-2 years of Transportation Dispatch and/or Customer Service.
  • Transportation Management Systems experience strongly preferred
  • Independent decision making, ability to work without supervision
  • Secondary Education in Logistics/Operations is a plus
  • Ability to manage time and plan independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced Proficient with the Microsoft suite of applications, especially Excel and Access required
  • Class A CDL preferred but not required