Cardinal Logisitcs Management Operations Coordinator in Grand Prairie, Texas

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Req #874

Operations Coordinator


Full Time

Monday, July 17, 2017


Job purpose

The Operations Coordinator plans, directs and controls vehicle scheduling, allocation, dispatching and communication functions to effect economical utilization of vehicle facilities. Will communicate with truck drivers through computers, or phones and will assign drivers to routes.

Duties and responsibilities

  • First point of contact for all drivers and customer calls including but not limited to backhaul information, routing, customer hours - address - phone numbers, delivery times, driver locations and any other concerns of drivers or customer personnel

  • Sets Schedules, routes, and assigns drivers and vehicles

  • Recruits and monitors progression of new drivers

  • Check in drivers as they arrive from their runs ensuring that all paperwork is completed and correct. Determine available starting times for their next dispatch

  • Completes data entry to update trip data in TMW system

  • Ensure safety and regulatory compliance by advocating all company best practices developed attain all related goals

  • Identify and prepare a list of available drivers for the next schedule of deliveries bearing in mind available hours, DOT regulations / compliance and customer needs

  • Reinforce Company policies, procedures and goals


  • High School Diploma required

  • One to three years related experience

  • Experience in dedicated fleet, LTL or TL dispatch preferred

  • Basic computer skills to include: Excel, Word, Outlook, and data entry

  • Ability to multi-task while interacting with others in a fast paced environment

  • Must be organized and able to understand transportation rules and regulations

  • Should be able to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental manuals.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Working conditions

Office environment, using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopier, filing cabinets and fax machine. Requires extensive computer work.

Physical requirements

Should be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time. May require some climbing, bending or twisting.



High School

CC174 Grand Prairie, TX, Grand Prairie, Texas, United States of America