Company: YRC Freight
Posted on: January 25, 2023
**ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES**1. Coordinate the
dispatch and movement loads and drivers to meet the expected
departure timelines within each service cycle. Highly focused on
the optimization of line haul efficiencies to reduce miles and
improve service.2. Ensure on-time service goals are met by leading
discussions with terminal operations teams to ensure understanding
and compliance to the planning and movement of shipments and loads
to outbound compliance standards.3. Drive behavioral change amongst
linehaul supervisors and terminal management across the network
that leads to efficient dispatching decisions that support cost
targets and on time service goals.4. Generate and review metrics
such as KPI reports to meet service and efficiency objectives.5.
Monitor and manage the positioning of drivers across the system to
ensure proper utilization and load movements.6. Ability to
determine when to use proper intermodal and purchase transportation
usage.7. Review freight flow patterns and implement actions
necessary to minimize empty or partially loaded miles (including
positioning extra shipments).8. Utilize data to develop and
implement 1-3 day operating plan to keep the network fluid.9.
Monitor equipment availability and take action necessary to ensure
proper placement of equipment to meet business levels.10.
Communicate with linehaul managers and terminal managers to best
meet their freight movement needs.11. Investigate shipment failures
to determine future solutions to ensure future shipments will be
serviced on-time.12. Participate in daily meetings to communicate
issues, deviations to the plans along with courses of action.13.
In-depth knowledge of network linehaul operations and the ability
to effectively plan and manage all regions across the network.14.
Communicate company safety program, enforces safety rules and
compliance with all government regulations.15. Dispatch drivers and
equipment to ensure efficient utilization and minimum delay time.
Maintain communication and ensure employees have adequate knowledge
and resources to accomplish assigned duties while promoting safe
work processes.16. Manage work assignment, monitor performance, and
provide training on duties, policies and procedures.17. Utilize
work method programs for training and education to motivate
employees to improve performance and quality of work.18. Complete
necessary paperwork/data entry accurately and in a timely manner to
ensure an efficient and steady flow of information.19. Maintain
knowledge of applicable collective bargaining agreements.20.
Interact with facility dock and yard operations, along with
clerical employees to properly service customer shipments in a
timely/cost effective fashion.**COMPETENCIES**1. Adaptability -
Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work
responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes,
structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by
exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating
with others to make the change successful.2. Building Trusting
Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish
effective relationships with customers and internal partners;
interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust
and gives them confidence in one's intentions.3. Collaborating -
Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group
achieve its goals.4. Communication - Conveying information and
ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging
manner that help them understand and retain the message, listening
actively to others.5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying
new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of
learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on
the job and learning through their application.6. Initiating Action
- Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to
achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.7. Work
Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and
others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully
completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of
excellence rather than having standards imposed.**BENEFITS**1.
Competitive pay based on experience2. Employee selected medical,
dental, and vision coverage for you and your family3. PTO and paid
holidays4. 401k Retirement Plan**MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**1. Three (3)
years related experience in the motor carrier industry and/ or with
dispatch functions.2. Excellent communication/leadership skills.3.
Ability to effectively communicate through both written and verbal
communications4. Effective training and coaching capabilities.5.
Utilization of basic Microsoft applications and software such as
Excel, Word, and SharePoint.6. Knowledge of business and management
principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation,
human resource principles, leadership techniques, production
methods, and coordination of people and resources.**PREFERRED
QUALIFICATIONS**1. Bachelor's degree in relevant field.2.
Experience in operations or linehaul.3. Complete knowledge and
understanding of network operations.4. Experience working in
logistics.5. Knowledge of Hazmat and DOT regulations.6. Knowledge
of applicable collective bargaining and work rule
agreements.**WORKING CONDITIONS**This job operates in a
professional office environment. Routinely uses standard office
equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets,
and fax machines. This position requires the flexibility to work
variable shifts including: 9, 10 and 12 hours shifts, nights, days,
weekends and holidays as operational needs dictate.**PHYSICAL
DEMANDS**The position requires the ability to spend long hours
sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers.
Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying.
Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs. of supplies
and materials is required.**Yellow Corporation, along with all
subsidiary companies, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer****Requisition ID** : 3044**Compensation Details** :
Keywords: YRC Freight, Wilmington , CDO Coordinator-Field, Other , Dover, Delaware
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