Dispatch Coordinator

Mclane Company, Inc. Pompano Beach , FL 33073

Posted 3 months ago

About McLane

McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice operates over 80 distribution centers across the U.S. and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs more than 20,000 teammates.

Transportation Job Description


This position is responsible for the dispatch operations in the Transportation Department.


Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

  • Prepare daily records and memos, and maintain filing system for Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.

  • Complete transportation pouches including route manifests, invoices, special customer notifications, maps and stores keys for drivers.

  • Develop and update driver and helper dispatch schedule daily.

  • Understand DOT hours of service and ensure driver compliance.

  • Set up daily tractor/trailer assignment for drivers.

  • Verify roadworthiness and keep maintenance records for tractors and trailers.

  • Call customers to inform them of variances in delivery times.

  • Expedite driver manifests and highlight keys.

  • Provide timely reports to immediate supervisor as requested.

  • Possess very strong interpersonal skills and be able to discuss dispatch issues with Driver Specialists, Customers and managers.

  • Meet this position?s physical demands.


A teammate in this position must have:

  • High School Diploma.

  • Knowledge of mainframe computer software (PeopleSoft) relating to record keeping/scheduling for drivers and helpers. Preferred experience in Windows environment and on Excel, Microsoft Word, and Access programs; or similar programs.

  • Have a 2 years in similar function (preferred).

  • Map reading abilities.

  • Understanding of distribution systems.

  • Ability to communicate in various methods with different levels.

  • Mathematical ability for maintaining schedules.

  • Understanding of dispatch issues and procedures.


  • The environment encompasses all areas of a Distribution Center, Transportation Department, or Transportation shop.

  • Requires night and weekend work as needed.

  • Be able to work alone and in group settings.

  • This position may require work in hot and cold temperature extremes and exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close proximity to other teammates.

Physical Locations

FL-Pompano Beach

Job Group


Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

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