Transportation Logistics / Dispatch Coordinator

Hire With Ease - Aurora, CO

Established 1998, United Transportation Services has emerged as an industry leading full-service logistics provider. We have an outstanding reputation industry-wide with clients and vendors because of the amazing work we do. We can only provide this high caliber of service with an excellent team onboard. Our commitment is not only to hire great people, who are naturally able to excel, but to also reward our employees with lasting careers, a great work environment, and excellent compensation for their effort.

We are looking for a new team member to join our team as one of our Transportation Dispatch & Logistics Coordinators. This role is a fast-paced position overseeing shipping/ transportation/ dispatch services. You are juggling numerous moving parts of the equation at any given time and must be able to problem solve quickly, be great with details, and have excellent communication skills. The ideal person for this role would see problems that may arise as “opportunities” not as “frustrations,” and are excited to meet the challenge!

Additionally, the right person for this role would be tech savvy, adaptable in high stress situations, and have excellent follow through skills. We strongly prefer someone with industry experience, but are willing to train the right person who has natural problem-solving skills, is a quick learner, and has a motived personality.

We invest in our team with great training. There are real opportunities for substantial raises and significant bonuses, eligible after 90-day review. If you are looking for a place to create a lasting career, where your hard work will be appreciated and financially rewarded, apply below to come build a long-term career with us!

Duties of the Role Include, but not limited to:

  • Coordinate third-party transportation shipments and deliveries
  • Use various apps and software to schedule routes, mange/calculate loads, coordinate arrivals/departures
  • Manage relationships with clients and vendors, including managing a high volume of emails daily (potentially 500+ a day).
  • Problem-solve issues, such as delays, breakdowns, etc.
  • Maintain working knowledge of regulations and other relevant rules/laws
  • Negotiate rates and other planning accommodations to meet client needs
  • Research, and other planning & organizational duties as required

 

Skills Required for the Role Include, but not limited to:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized
  • Self-motivated, independent
  • Project Management skills
  • Customer Service and Professional Relationship Management Skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency, ability to work in high stress situations with ease
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can both follow procedures and think outside the box
  • Tech Savvy, strong computer skills
  • Flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent follow through skills

 

Required Experience:

  • Must have strong background customer service experience
  • Any experience with transportation logistics, dispatch, shipping, project management experience is highly preferred, but not required
  • Must have experience with using strong computer skills in a fast-paced environment

 

Hours & Compensation:

Full-time, Monday – Friday, usual hours are 6:30am – 4:00pm, with one on-call week every 7-8 weeks.

Starting Salary range is $48,000 - $54,000, depending on your experience. There is a $3,000 raise after 90-day review and assuming on-call rotation, with further options for regular raises after that. Additionally, there are significant bonus opportunities 3 times a year, eligible after 90 days. We offer full Health Benefits, Paid Time Off & 401k with 50% matching.

US Veterans are encouraged to apply! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!

 



Posted On: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Compensation: $48k - 54k, benefits



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