Dispatcher/Transportation Coordinator

Website Pacific Coast Distribution Ltd.

About the Role:

This position resides in Langley, British Columbia. Due unavailability of public transit in our area, it is mandatory that a successful candidate owns a personal vehicle.

The Transportation Coordinator – Dispatch requires at least 5 years of experience in to coordinate and oversee the routing and scheduling of our daily trucking services to meet customer requirements focusing on maximizing payload and productivity in a safe and effective manner.

Job Requirements:

·       Assists with the planning, coordination and oversight of the routing and scheduling of drivers and achieve maximum truck utilization.

·       Assures compliance with time schedules applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations.

·       Ensures the drivers have the proper instructions to perform their duties safely, and listens to all driver concerns and acts on them appropriately.

·       Ensures that schedules are carried out in an effective and efficient manner. Coordinates the daily assignment of company and contracted resources to maximize equipment productivity and payload while maintaining a high level of customer service.

·       Manages the daily operations of the dispatch office:

§  Makes necessary adjustments for road closures, overloads, lateness and related problems.

§  Communicates regularly with the drivers to assist and manage implications caused by truck problems, lateness and accidents.

§  Communicates with the customer to report compliance to daily targets as well as course of action should deviation to plans occur.

·       Communicates with the Primary customer to exchange information, coordinate activities and resolve issues, concerns and questions regarding trucking services, customer site and/or driver issues.

·       Follow all workplace safety policies and compliance regulations participate in identifying hazards.

·       Comply with all rules and regulations, protocols and established performance metrics.

·       Continuously surveys the existing trucking program for safety and cost improvement opportunities and advises the manager of ways to improve current systems.

·       Confers and coordinates with Maintenance Shop Manager regarding repairs and preventative maintenance schedules and timelines.

·       Schedules and coordinates required driver training and orientation.

·       Collects and reviews driver paperwork and ensuring it is complete, accurate and timely.

Skills & Qualifications:

·       Previous experience in a Dispatcher role considered an asset.

·       Education, training, and experience equivalent to a degree or diploma in Operations Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management program from a recognized school, plus a minimum of five (5) years recent related work experience.

·       Strong geographical knowledge the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and Alberta.

·       Sound Project management and Lean business impartments skills.

·       Computer skills including Truck Mate (Dispatch system), Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word; and Business Intelligence skills to analyze operational data.

·       Experience with Transportation regulations and safety requirements.

·       Knowledge of truck equipment and when to use specific types of trailers and trucks to complete scrap and construction pickups/deliveries.

Company Overview:

Pacific Coast Distribution Ltd. is a locally owned company, and a full-service logistics provider for asset-based freight transportation, logistics, long and short-term storage trailers and warehousing distribution services in BC and the Pacific Northwest.


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