Dispatcher/Logistics Coordinator

Barber Trucking is a family owned and operated company headquartered in Brookville, Pennsylvania. Our company has been in operation for over 37 years, and we pride ourselves in delivering exceptional service to our customers. We currently have an exciting career opportunity available as a Dispatcher/Logistics Coordinator, based out of our Brookville, PA terminal. This position will require a very detail-oriented individual.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Answer incoming phone calls and help accordingly.
  • Provide rotating coverage of after-hours phone support.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with our teammates (drivers, customers & co-workers).
  • Accept shipment orders from customers via phone, email, EDI, fax, or load boards.
  • Enter load, ensure directions, appointment, hours, credit and contracts are accurate and up to date.
  • Plan drivers in accordance with FMCSA HOS Regulations with working knowledge of 49 CFR Part 395 Required.
  • Advise customers of late pickup, delivery and recovery plans by 0900 daily.
  • Confirm pick up, delivery, and rates in customer TMS, EDI, Etc.
  • Check all rate confirmations daily to verify accuracy in PowerPRO and notify Freight Billing when complete.
  • Address customer issues (detention, reschedules, etc.)
  • Comply with driver home time and time off requests.
  • Plan truck maintenance, routing, and scheduling and coordinate with the garage.
  • Ensure customer commitments are met
  • Submit trips to OS&D as required, notify claims ASAP and complete required documentation.
  • Develop and maintain a smooth flow of equipment to comply with FMCSA Regulations, customer commitments, shipment orders and requests.
  • Manage stressful situations with customers in a professional manner.
  • Maintain PowerPRO solicitation log for customers.
  • Maintain Customer Master File.
  • Elevate critical incidents to supervisor.
  • Reviews ongoing performance results to KPI’s, takes corrective measures with authorization, escalate as needed.
  • Provide input to management on issues including but not limited to: safety, driver retention, KPI’s and efficiency.
  • Provide spot rates as needed, utilizing data and tools available.
  • Offer load tenders to Independent Contractors.
  • Broker Excess and Customer Loads to Carriers.
  • Assist drivers with EFS card setup, management and issuing of money codes.
  • Assist drivers with ELD issues in accordance with the FMCSA Regulations.
  • Complete Accident/Incident/WC Injury forms correctly as they are needed.
  • Ensure proper directions, hours of operation, and parking availability are maintained for consignees and shippers in SSI. Correct directions per driver requests.
  • Communicate dispatch information to drivers via Samsara, phone, etc. Interpret and address concerns and communicated by drivers.
  • Post POD images, assist billing specialist to obtain if missing POD images are needed for invoicing. Coach drivers to turn in POD’s in a timely manner
  • Ensure PTA is maintained correctly for tractors (empty and seated).
  • Monitor driver detention time. Ensure drivers and load planners are following procedures for minimizing detention.
  • Ensure drivers have consistent capability of earnings weekly by meeting or exceeding KPI’s.
  • Monitor weekly gross of driver to ensure accuracy and driver minimum needs are being met consistently.
  • Create and sustain an outstanding, professional and safe work environment for drivers.
  • Responsible for keeping drivers compliant and safe. Uphold all company policies and DOT regulations.
  • Responsible for on-time performance of fleet of trucks.
  • Give driver regular feedback and praise on performance.
  • Treat drivers as one of our most valuable assets. Assist drivers with issues and problems as those relate to other job duties, and help achieve and/or exceed Driver Retention Goals.
  • Perform other related duties assigned by Operations Manager.

Work Environment:
  • For the most part, ambient room temperatures, lighting, and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.
  • For the most part, the working atmosphere is fast-paced and constantly changing.
  • $18.00 - $22.00 per hour
Job Type
  • Full-time
Expected Hours:
  • 40 - 50 per week
Job Location
  • Brookville, PA 15825: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Job Schedule
  • Monday to Friday
  • Day Shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • No experience needed
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
Application Questions
  • Do you accept our anticipated salary range of $16 - $20 per hour?
  • Are you currently employed? If yes, what kind of notice are you giving?
  • What do you like least about your current/last position?
  • What is your favorite Microsoft Office 365 App? Why?