Transport and Rail

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Job Type




Salary Range

CAD42 - CAD47 per year + Medical, Matching RRSP

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Halifax, NS - (CAN) 50 Eileen Stubbs Avenue Unit 130 NS Halifax , NS B3B 0M7



Job Description

Manpower is seeking a Dispatcher to join our team in Halifax area. Are you looking to work for a reputable organization? And want a career?

What's in it for you?

* Permanent Employment

* Career

* Medical benefits

* Paid vacation

What is the job?

* Provide accurate, organized, and efficient administrative support

* Collect and track data, research information, sort and distribute mail, and perform other administrative assignments as required.

* Use software programs and other tools or equipment with ease and efficiency and provide documents/ information that effectively support the needs of the team.

* Efficiently manage expectations/concerns through strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

* Working with all departments, terminals, and customers to remove barriers in the movement of equipment and freight.

* Booking pick-up and delivery appointments

* Identifying and proactively responding to customer needs, inquiries, and concerns

* Enter freight bills in an accurate and timely manner

* Printing and preparing documentation for our operations team

* Communicate with drivers to assign routes and loads based on their communication style

* Continually track the shipments to ensure all appointments are met within designated timelines.

* Communicate with internal departments such as planners, customer service, claims, compliance, maintenance,

* Ensure systems such as satellite are followed correctly and company policies are enforced.

* Continually communicate with the drivers to ensure no delays.

* Ensure all dispatch equipment is checked on a daily basis.

* Ensure customers with special needs receive the correct service, including updating the information cards.

* Work with planners and maintenance to ensure there is sufficient equipment to handle the freight volumes.

* Ensure high value loads are properly secured.

* 2450 miles per truck per week is maintained

* All paperwork is turned in immediately upon delivery

* Ensure driver scorecards meet company standards

What do you bring to the job?

* Minimum of 2-years' experience in dispatching role

* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel and Word) - must be able to navigate a spreadsheet

* Excellent knowledge and proficiency in MS Outlook

Able to work in a fast-paced environment & efficiently manage workflow

* Proactive and flexible to work in a changing environment

* Understanding Truckmate system considered a strong asset

* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, with the ability to prepare reports in Word and Excel

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Demonstrates sound judgment

* Exceptional organizational skills

* Excellent time management skills

* Reliable transportation

* Knowledge of the transportation and logistics field

Select Apply Now and qualified applicants will hear from a recruiter.

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Manpower Group recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At Manpower Group, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.