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Transportation Dispatcher - LaGrange, GA

LaGrange, GA | Other
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Posting Summary

Badcock Home Furniture &more is one of the largest home furniture retailers in the southeast. We're proud to say that we've been serving the community and providing career opportunities for more than a century. There are currently over 380 Badcock stores in eight states, and our headquarters in Mulberry, Florida, employs more than 1,200 dedicated team members. 

 

Whether you are an experienced professional or you're just embarking on a new career path, our job opportunities offer growth, advancement and competitive pay and benefits. Come join our diverse team who help families turn their houses into homes.

 

 Employee Benefits Include:

 

COMPETITIVE PAY

MEDICAL, DENTAL, AND VISION

401K PLAN

COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE

MERCHANDISE DISCOUNT

FITNESS CENTER REIMBURSEMENT

ONSITE FITNESS CENTERS (in some locations)

VACATION AND PERSONAL PAID TIME OFF

DAYCARE REIMBURSEMENT PLAN

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Responsible for coordinating and dispatching loads to maximize productivity and ensure prompt, courteous and efficient service to all customers; maintain driver records and reports in the Transportation Management Program (TMP);  Process payroll for all drivers; Input out of state mileage reports for fuel taxes; Maintain files on tractors and trailers and process all department invoices; Input data, maintain monthly metrics data and update transportation KPI report in Excel; Review and identify corrections on DOT logs for all locations and maintain central file; Ensure driver compliance with DOT regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate and dispatch loads to ensure prompt, courteous and efficient service to all customers.
  • Review driver DOT Logs and Trip Reports. Identify corrections to be made by drivers. Maintain central DOT log files for entire department.
  • Maintain files on daily schedules, trip reports, driver confidential jackets, distribution center freight movement and other misc. files.
  • Communicate information concerning traffic process throughout the corporation and outside sources. Answers questions to support the Transportation Department.
  • Process (input and reports) trip report and driver payroll data in the Traffic Management Program (TMP).
  • Develop manifest for daily schedules.
  • Create/develop memos, spreadsheets and graphs for monthly metrics.
  • Maintain central files on equipment and process invoices for accounting.
  • Review driver vehicle inspections for disposition.
  • Schedule pick-up of returned product from retail stores
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    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma / GED
  • Two to four years logistics office experience, to include dispatch.
  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Programs (Outlook, Word, Excel), etc.; ability to learn new applications and programs
  • Knowledge of the accounting and payroll processes.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

    Company Overview

    • Website badcock.com
    • Headquarters MULBERRY, FL
    • Size 1,000 - 3,000
    • Founded 1904
    • Type
    • CEO ROB BURNETTE
    • Revenue $500M - $1B
    • Industry Retail & Wholesale
    • About w.s. badcock corporation
    • In 1904, W.S Badcock Corporation started as a family furniture store in Mulberry, FL. We were the first to aid families in furnishing their homes during financially difficult times by introducing furniture on credit in 1930. Since then, we have opened over 360 Badcock Home Furniture &more branded stores throughout the Southeast U.S. and continue to expand every year. Due to our philanthropic efforts, stellar customer service, and impressive sales figures, we were named the Retailer of the Year by the Home Furnishings Association in 2018. At Badcock, we stay true to our roots and continue to pr ... ovide a rich, personalized customer experience. We understand that all customers are unique, and we strive to meet their needs every day. We provide everyone the opportunity to fulfill their dream of making their house a home by offering both in-house and third-party financing options. We make sure to stay in contact with customers even after their purchases are finalized to ensure they are happy and solve any problems that might arise with their furniture or their accounts. Additionally, approximately 75% of our stores are individually-owned through our dealer network business model. We consign all of our merchandise to the dealers and do not require a franchise fee, which offers the benefits of business ownership and allows for a quicker start-up. We stand by our motto "Badcock will treat you right" both at the customer and the employee level, as evidenced by our core principles of customer focus, maintaining a family environment, and building lasting relationships. More

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