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Terminal Dispatcher (veterans invited)

Company: Veteran Staffing Network
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Seeking a US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse to apply for a Terminal Dispatcher position. Track and monitor the movement of shipping containers by coordinating with carriers, customers, railroads, and IMCs to capture all applicable costs. Verify status, perform data entry, document activities, and generate reports, and update the Transportation Management System (TMS). Position requires High School Diploma (GED) and 2 years of related experience with importing and exporting of goods, plus full COVID-19 vaccination. Day shift - 9am-6pm or 10am-7pm (flexible) Primary Objectives Monitor rail container position and take appropriate action to ensure timely receipt at terminal. Coordinate with accounts payable staff to dispute or reconcile invoice exceptions. Escalate issues to dispatcher or manager as appropriate. Responsibilities: Veteran Military Perform daily track/trace. Monitor and communicate status updates for all rail containers. Closely track and monitor traffic movements to and from destinations and respond to tracing requests from customers, dispatchers, and sales. Monitor rail movement, in-gate and out-gate activity, gate reservations, flip/lift requests, storage payment guarantees, and all other related activities using specified online systems and internal TMS under the direction of dispatchers and dispatch management. Monitor in-gate and out-gate activity with dispatchers, for both import and export cargo at all rail hubs to minimize storage charges and cargo delays. Update TMS and maintain daily performance records, control logs, and dispatch-related file systems. Understand and adhere to all vendor policies to avoid storage and per diem charges. Examine vendor invoices to ensure the dispatch system reflects the correct costs. Ensure TMS is up-to-date with current costs for any given period. Work with accounts payable department to research and evaluate exception invoices. Coordinate with vendors to troubleshoot invoice issues and request corrected invoices. Work with dispatchers to reconcile discrepancies between dispatch system and vendor invoices. Respond quickly and accountably to updates and changes to processes, procedures, and information. Requirements: Veteran Military US Veteran, Guardsman, Reservist, and/or Military Spouse High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required 2 years of related experience in the importing and exporting of goods required Basic proficiency with transportation or operations management software preferred Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word - Basic), (Excel - Intermediate) Fast and accurate data entry skills Strong computer skills with the ability to become proficient with computerized tracking systems rapidly Ability to effectively utilize reference materials, documentation, and written and verbal instructions to execute work Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills Full COVID-19 vaccination The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Company Description VSN builds a bridge between veterans and employers, providing the support needed to ensure success. As a non-profit organization, we reinvest all revenues generated by the Veteran Staffing Network to provide career coaching services for veterans, wounded warriors, and military spouses.

Keywords: Veteran Staffing Network, Irving , Terminal Dispatcher (veterans invited), Professions , Irving, Texas

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