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  • Dana Transport, Inc.


    Dana Transport, Inc.

    10837 U.S. 43

    Transportation, Distribution - Shipping, Strategy - Planning

    Degrees Required:
    High School

    Employment Type:

    Manages Others:


    1. 2- 5 years dispatch experience preferred.
    2. Experience with TMW IT platform and Peoplenet ELD programs is preferred;
    3. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
    4. Analytical skills sufficient to calculate and prepare records as required.
    5. High School degree or equivalent GED certificate. 
    6. Computer literate, comfortable with order entry and administrative skills. 


    Dana Transport has an immediate need for an Experienced Dispatcher at the Creola, AL terminal.

    The ideal candidate will contribute to the smooth running of the terminal operation by efficient utilization of manpower and equipment through directing and controlling the efforts of drivers and administrative personnel (where applicable) using discretionary judgment to enforce Company Policy regarding operations and complying with state and federal laws.

    1. Discretion required when dispatching drivers and assigning loads for: local pick ups, local delivery and long haul, ensuring that drivers are “Qualified" prior to dispatch;
    2. Receive orders and enter into computer, assign load to equipment and driver in a manner to ensure on time pick up and delivery and to meet the FMCSA hours of service regulations and customers’ requirements, prepare and issue all delivery documentation to the driver, update computerized dispatch and assure driver accurately completes  and turns in all required paperwork;
    3. Daily interfaces with the customer, in a courteous manner, using independent judgment when handling loads based on the economics of the situation, equipment specifications and availability and driver availability and contacts the customer to apprise them of any delay or other arrangement once load is accepted;
    4. Continuous communications with maintenance facility to assure necessary repair items are completed to minimize down time - schedule  tank preps with maintenance;
    5. Prepare clean-out list with special procedures (if any);
    6. Perform a regular yard check, and inform relief of the next dispatcher shift, if applicable;
    7. Monitor the process in place to receive and audit logs ensuring that the logs are forwarded to Safety on a timely basis;
    8. Experience with TMW IT platform and Peoplenet ELD programs is preferred;
    9. Recommend to the Terminal Manager any disciplinary action felt necessary and actively participates in the Company progressive discipline system of proper communication, setting expected standards and time required for review, documentation and assurance the associate is aware of the consequences of non-conformance;
    10. Assist the terminal manager with the development, implementation, training and measurement of the Quality Process, communication and documentation of incidents and or accidents and responses to shipper or consignee complaints.


    This is a full-time Monday – Friday position, with rotating on-call weekends.  
    Dana Companies provide a very broad benefit package that includes: a choice of a traditional and CDHP medical plans, dental, vision, life, short-term disability, long-term disability and supplemental life, a 401k Plan with a match.

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