Manager of Fleet Dispatch – Ames, IA
?Requisition ID?:?1978?Landus Cooperative?is currently seeking a Manager of Fleet Dispatch! Are you efficient in logistics and supply chain management? Then come join our team!?We are seeking a motivated individual who can efficiently manage and coordinate the activities of the transportation department. At Landus Cooperative, you?ll find a fun team atmosphere and a stable career that offers excellent benefits for full-time employees!?Essential Duties & Responsibilities:?Includes but not limited to the following:Dispatch drivers to ensure efficient use of company fleet and independent contractors.Maintain relationships with independent contractors.Communicate with location managers to ensure customer?s needs are met.Help to establish trucking freight rates and manage load information.Maintain record of mileage, fuel used, repairs made, and other expenses.Schedule repairs or preventative maintenance, ensuring that the necessary numbers of fleet vehicles are available at all times.Review and analyze expenditure, financial, and operations reports to determine need for increase in fees, expansion of existing schedules, or expansion of routes.Recommend capital expenditures for acquisition of new equipment to increase efficiency and services of operations department.Direct investigations into causes of customer or shipper complaints and respond accordingly.?Required Qualifications:Must have a valid state motor vehicle license.?Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor?s degree from a four-year college or university with an emphasis in Logistics/Supply Chain Management.Three to five years of related dispatching experience.Good computer skills.Understand the seasonality of an agricultural cooperative and the in-season time commitment.?Our Values:Teamwork:?Works hard to emphasize team success ahead of individual success.Safety:?Protects the well-being of our employees, customers, and consumers.Consistent Quality:?Accepts responsibility to provide quality work in a timely manner.Empowered:?Enjoys working hard and has initiative to do what?s right.Integrity:?Displays honesty by doing what they say they will do.?Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledApply for this job.