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Logistics Dispatcher - 1st shift - Buffalo Grove, IL

Post Date: 05/08/2023

Req. Number: 103502

City: Buffalo Grove

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60089


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge is now hiring for a 1st shift Logistics Dispatcher to work in Buffalo Grove, IL

Compensation: $22.00/hr.

1st shift Monday - Friday 7:00am to 3:15pm

Job Description:

This is a fast paced, high volume distribution operation and the position interacts with both internal and external customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring daily delivery routes, scheduling pickups, and resolving delivery issues.
  • Assist in identifying and resolving issues before they escalate.  
  • Update customers and sales on their shipments and inform them of eta's and changes
  • Makes recommendations for processes and procedure changes required to improve overall Logistics efficiency
  • Interface with customers, vendors and internal contacts
  • Translate internal requests into tasks which are completed timely
  • Create, update and maintain spreadsheets and logs
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Assists in other departments as needed


Position Requirements

  • General knowledge of warehouse operations and a background involving logistical training and experience required
  • Strong sense of time organization and sense of urgency, comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
  • Good communication; email, phone and in person
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem solving ability including independent thinking and decision making
  • Aptitude for systems and internet applications
  • Computer competency including Microsoft Office Suite, email, routing software, internet
  • Geographic knowledge of the Chicago and surrounding areas, helpful but not required
  • High School Diploma, some College preferred

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