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Position Title:Dispatcher

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 13080

Grade: Grade 04  

Company: Day & Ross Inc.   

 

At Day & Ross, you’ll go far. 
Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees, drivers and owner operators. 

 

We believe our people are our greatest strength – and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we have been named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation every year since 2018. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

 

About the Role
Dispatcher
Full-time 
Brampton, ON
 

Responsible for dispatching units to pick up and deliver freight and for the monitoring the performance of drivers.

 

Please note: the shift schedule for this position is as follows:

Wednesday - Friday : 9:30 PM to 6:00 AM (21:30 to 06:00) 

Sunday : 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM (18:00 to 6:00)
 

How You’ll Help

  • Arrange for daily deliveries, assign pick up requests, and entre orders in the computer.
  • Set up appointment freight, manifest shipments, coordinate ETA’s with Central, check for expedited shipments and enter missed pick ups.
  • Answer phones and take pick up requests.
  • Do a dock and yard check, ensure freight is not missed and trucks are on schedule.
  • Coordinate drivers to back for second frun of deliveries, manifest skeleton and make line haul orders.
  • Coordinate local P&D requirements.
  • Track lumpers hours and review requirements.
  • Other related duties as may be required. 


Your Skills & Experience: 

  • Minimum high school education; additional education or training in office administration and/or computer usage is a strong asset
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in the transportation industry, particularly dispatch or dock with knowledge of equipment and safety requirements in the industry, as well as use of a computer
  • Strong sense of urgency and ablity to respond to demands in a calm manner.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills to manage demands and resolve issues with drivers, co-workers, etc.
  • Ability to work independently; a self  starter
  • Customer focused
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to implement proactive solutions to support operational demands and efficiencies.  
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule
  • Must be able to speak fluently in English. French is an asset. 

 

To apply, visit the Careers page on our website at dayross.com.
 

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.

We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.


Function: Transportation; Supply Chain & Logistics

Location(s): CA - Canada : Ontario : Brampton || CA - Canada : Ontario : Etobicoke || CA - Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || CA - Canada : Ontario : Toronto

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