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Track & Trace Dispatch Coordinator

Listed By

Overdrive Logistics Inc


College Internships


Gainesville, GA


Hall, GA

Job Description

The internship will offer opportunity to grow stronger and more confident in these abilities.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
• Working closely with the supervisor or mentor, and completing all allocated tasks.
• Communicating with carrier sales reps and trucking company dispatchers to obtain necessary driver information in order to fully dispatch customer’s loads
• Calling drivers for full dispatch and obtain location updates from cradle to grave.
• Updating McLeod LMS with arrival/ departure times, comments and logging all communications
• Helping drivers/dispatchers with potential problems and current issues.
• Working in a team environment to ensure customers loads are picked up and delivered safety in a timely manner
• Communicating with the management team and providing feedback for improvements on processes and performance

Program Details

Overdrive’s mission, through the Internship program, is to educate and equip students to be successful in the transportation brokerage industry with hands-on experience and knowledge that provides them a good foundation for their future. We take pride in providing students with the culture exposure to ensure personal growth and industry experience they need for professional growth. It is the Overdrive way! General skills they will learn through the Internship program • Prioritizing their work load • Time Management Skills • Self Confidence • Verbal and written communication skills • How to coordinate within a team to execute and complete tasks Practical skills /knowledge they may gain through the Internship program (depending on position) • Types of Freight and Equipment • Basics of Transportation Logistics • How to dispatch a driver and monitor through delivery Traffic & Dispatch, talking to drivers to ensure they are dispatched, they pick up and deliver on time. Internships vary in length with a minimum of 3 months and may be extended based on needs of Overdrive. Internship positions are typically filled for Summer and Fall. Overdrive Logistics does pay interns above minimum wage and will work with schools and/or colleges for credits.

How to know if this opportunity is for you

You Enjoy

working indoors, working with others, working with information, thinking, making decisions

You must

be able to pass a background check, be willing to participate in a Drug Free Workplace including passing testing

You have experience

Intern Requirements: • Pursuing further education in supply chain, business, communication or similar which may be required by intern’s educational institution. • Strong self-motivation and sense of urgency. • Ability to work alone or as part of a team. • Ability to stay professional in conversations with clients. • Ability to remain focused in fast-paced environments. • Superb interpersonal skills.


ability to stay at their workstation for extended periods of time ability to type at least 45 wmp ability to talk on the phone and communicate professionally

Listed By

Overdrive Logistics Inc

How to Apply

send resume to info@overdrivelogistics, or apply by uploading resume on website at www.overdrivelogistics.com