Dispatcher


Job Objective:


Provide the highest level of front-line customer service to Oak Harbor Freight Lines internal and external customers. Provide trouble tracking, order and problem resolution to our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide prompt customer support by listening to customers and responding in a way that resolves their questions and problems and meets or exceeds their expectations.
  • Answer inbound calls in a professional and courteous manner, and provide customer service and order management to OHFL customers, drivers and internal sales force.
  • Trace freight and use troubleshooting skills to track down location of freight that is lost, late, misdirected, etc.
  • Complete dispatch pick-up calls communicating directly with customers to schedule and arrange for freight arrival according to customer requirements.
  • Work closely with customers to develop positive working relationships and to expand freight opportunities wherever possible.
  • Using OHFL systems, enter data into computer system and use information to answer questions and problems as they arise.
  • General Office Duties

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:


  • 1-2 years experience in a role requiring extensive customer interaction.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with challenging or difficult customer situations and resolve issues successfully.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong PC proficiency and experience using MS Office products. AS400 experience preferred but not required.
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability to organize multiple priorities and projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to organize multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • H.S. diploma or GED/equivalent.

OHFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.