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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Part time Transportation Dispatcher in Montgomery, Alabama

About Our Company

C&S Wholesale Services is one of many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. At C&S, We Select the Best® & those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with C&S Wholesale Services, Inc. C&S Wholesale Services, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Transportation Dispatcher, you will dispatch loads and communicate to the drivers any special instructions for each dispatch. Make sure all loads are covered and booked. Inform Transportation Management of any issues expressed or created by drivers, and ensure that all loads dispatch on time, with the appropriate paperwork complete and accompanying the driver for each load.

Job Description

  • Dispatch routes while relaying information, instruction and/or messages to drivers.

  • Review the routing and scheduling plan for the shift to ensure all runs are covered.

  • Cover any uncovered runs.

  • Review the drivers paperwork and ensure that it is correct and complete.

  • Responsible for updating CAMS

  • Notify customer stores or enter in SalesForce if there is a delay concerning on-time dock-outs or late deliveries.

  • Follow procedures for calling in drivers for uncovered loads.

  • Communicate any issues to the Transportation Management group.

  • Notify warehouse receiving when drivers arrive with back-hauls.

  • Perform double checks to ensure everything is correct.

  • Communicate payroll issues on driver’s related to sick, vacation or other payroll issues.

  • Utilize appropriate channels to clearly communicate (internally and externally) information pertaining to daily transportation operations.Issues may include but are not limited to:Delivery Times, Missing Product, Plan Adjustments, Hours of Service issues, etc.

  • Monitor and update CRM system (or appropriate channels) to ensure timely and accurate resolution of customer concerns.

  • Complete daily safety observations ensuring transportation associates are utilizing preferred work practices.

  • Ensure drivers are compliant with DOT regulations regarding Hours of Service.

Qualifications

Attendance, High School Diploma or GED

Experience- 1-2 years

Dispatching experience preferred

Computer skill

Multi-tasking abilities

Strong Communication Skills ( Written and Oral)

Specialized Knowledge Needed For Performance of Job: Knowledge of DOT and OSHA regulations (Preferred), Initiative, Productivity, Quality, Safety, Values

Shift

1st Shift (United States of America)

Company

C&S Wholesale Services, Inc.

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.

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