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Local Dispatcher Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Local Dispatcher

Berger Ohio Inc - Columbus, OH

Posted: 5/13/2021 - Expires: 8/11/2021

Job ID: 227270809


Job Description

Berger Transfer & Storage, Inc is a leading provider of relocation, distribution, and warehousing services. Founded in 1910, Berger has been providing moving and storage services to individuals and businesses for over 100 years! Berger is Allied Van Lines' largest agent with 16 locations throughout the U.S

Berger Transfer & Storage, Inc is growing and that means new career opportunities! Join us and be part of an iconic family of companies with a great culture, unmatched co-worker camaraderie and plenty of development opportunities! At Berger, our top priority is having employees who can live up to the demanding expectations of our customers and markets. We believe our employees, who bring their hard work and dedication each and every day, are the source of our strength and success. Our ideal candidate will have an immediate connection to Berger's Mission Statement of helping every customer to have a positive, memorable experience, as well as embodying our vision and values. Candidates who connect through positive and respectful interaction, and strive to be open, honest and fair will be at the top of our list.

We are seeking a LOCAL DISPATCHER to join our team in Columbus, Ohio! Our Local Dispatcher is responsible for efficiently routing home deliveries, scheduling daily jobs and assigning crews to each job as well as communicating with customer service to assure each customer is handled with care. This individual will be working closely with the accounts to ensure complete customer service. They manage a team of drivers, making sure all operating procedures are being followed and drivers are in compliance with DOT standards. They also keep track of all shipping and receiving.

Responsibilities for our Local Dispatcher include but are not limited to:

Assign, plan and dispatch drivers/contractors;
Develop partnerships to secure hauling opportunities;
Manage daily pick up and delivery schedules based on customer needs;
Oversee contractor performance to ensure customer satisfaction and on time delivery;
Update shipment tracking and maintain timely data integrity;
Manage contractor profitability;
Other duties as assigned by Management

The successful candidate for this position will share the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (preferred);
Minimum of 1 year Dispatching or Warehouse Supervisory experience (required);
Ability to work well with a team, manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines in a fast paced, constantly changing, high demand work environment;
Strong problem solving and project management skills;
Self starter motivated by daily challenges;
Excellent organizational skills;
Strong geographical knowledge

Along with the opportunity to be an agent of change and make your own mark at a great

company with a unique culture, we can we offer you:

Competitive Pay;
Paid Time Off (begin accruing your very first day of employment!);
Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits;
Employee Discounts with Verizon, Sketchers and more!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Berger Transfer & Storage Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that welcomes diversity in the workplace.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex,  sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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