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Current Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 4:00pm

Dispatch Coordinator - Midwest Trading - Virgil, IL

Full Time Seasonal

Objective/Accountability:

To provide quality customer service thru scheduling of all MT bulk products including bark, mixes colored mulch and composts. Coordinate with sales, production, terminals and customers to deliver materials in a timely manner.

Essential Responsibilities:
Schedule and dispatch all bulk truck deliveries of: bark, mixes, mushroom composts, colored mulches with the exception of small load deliveries from Virgil, flatbed, and MT deliveries
Coordinate shipments & pickups with other terminals (Princeton, OBT, Lockport, Garrick, etc.) as necessary
Assist Logistics Manager in handling of customer delivery problems, troubleshooting as needed
Coordinate with brokered trucks keeping in compliance with MT and DOT policies
Establish and maintain relationships with outside carriers
Order and schedule deliveries of allied products (top soil, arkalite, play mat and etc.)
Coordinate with Virgil Dispatcher to schedule trucks on bulk deliveries out of Virgil
Coordinate and communicate with inside sales on shipments
Coordinate with Ottawa yard supervisor on material locations and dock info
Prepare all COD paperwork for drivers
Assist truckers with the Loadscan system as needed
Preferred Experience:
Previous experience in trucking industry
Desired Skills:
Computer knowledge/skills a must
Education:
Some college preferred
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!

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