CDL Dispatcher Local/Linehaul/Pier – Full Time Sal Son Logistics, Inc. Sal Son Logistics, Inc.

DISPATCHER – Full Time – LTL/Pier/Port

The SalSon CEO got his CDL in 1983. We understand the challenges and needs of drivers better than most. SalSon Logistics has been in business since 1960, and has continued to grow and thrive.

Due to increasing our driver count, we have new openings for additional dispatchers. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your Operational and Logistics career in an exciting, fast-paced environment, with room for future growth.

The dispatcher is primarily responsible for the safe and timely coordination of a talented pool of professional drivers in Newark

  • Coordinate container moves in/out of Newark ports
  • Coordinate moves between SalSon facilities, and SalSon facilities to clients
  • Ensure drivers have proper paperwork and credentials prior to departure
  • Ensure that shipping data is entered into system timely and accurately
  • Maximize revenue per load, per day
  • Communicates dispatch instructions and expectations to drivers
  • Communicates driver issues to supervisors and management and assists with resolution
  • Provide leadership, accountability and support to assigned drivers
  • Meet and exceed company established KPI’s, monitoring performance
  • Adhere to company, state and federal DOT/OSHA/FMCSA requirements
  • Provide customer support as needed, answering questions and addressing needs
  • Following drivers routes and watching cameras, making sure they are practicing safe habits

Tools/Software Used:
  • TMW Profit Tools
  • QualCom Roadvision
  • Com Data
  • PC Miler
  • Bearware
  • PCS Scanning Tools
  • Omnitracks

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Knowledge of drayage, trucking, brokerage, freight forwarder, 3PL experience
  • Working knowledge of the Newark Port and steamship lines
  • Working knowledge of DOT regulations pertaining to brokering, shipping and receiving freight
  • Knowledge of dispatching/load-planning, DOT regulations in order to project arrival times
  • Able to work independently and in a team oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Analytical and detail oriented mindset
  • The ability to work and communicate with multiple departments and a variety of personnel – both internal and external
  • Ability to learn and use multiple software systems
  • 1 – 2 years dispatching experience
  • The ability to be flexible based on changing business levels
  • Bilingual is preferred, but not required

  • Weekly pay
  • Full Benefits: Dental, Health and Vision
  • Vacation pay
  • Paid sick days
  • Holiday pay
  • 401K Plan
  • On-site kitchen with chef

About Sal Son Logistics, Inc.:

We are a family owned and operated logistics company since 1960 and proudly serve some of the country’s largest retailers and consumer brands. Our work hard, play hard approach is perfect for people who want to do important work and aren’t afraid of a challenge. We offer logistics jobs – for truck drivers, analysts, IT professionals, engineers, salespeople and clerks – up and down the East Coast. Our strategically located Headquarters in Newark offers many New Jersey logistics jobs and career opportunities. We place a heavy focus on investment – in our equipment, our infrastructure, and our people. We are always willing to do what it takes to be successful, and to help our team members achieve their goals. At the heart of our culture is an “open door” policy, where we encourage our people to express and exchange their ideas with all employees at all levels of the organization – including the executive leadership team. Through a fostered trust in one another’s skills and abilities, our employees work together to reach company goals and objectives. Learn more about us by visiting:

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