Logistics Dispatcher

 Nashua, NH

Job ID:
Job Title:
Logistics Dispatcher
City & State:
Nashua, NH
Job Region:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Freight Operations
Service Offering:
Shipper (Manufacturer or Distributor)
Our client has the most well-trained and productive team of
traders in the industry. Combining experience, long-term supplier and customer relationships, and leading edge technology allows them to serve the largest retail lumber yards, home centers, and manufacturers across the country. This level of expertise and unmatched customer service has had their trading partners relying on them for 30 years.
Logistics Dispatcher: 
This individual is responsible for planning and executing flatbed transportation services from vendor shipping to stores and to third-party cross-dock facilities, ensuring on time delivery at an appropriate cost and service level.
Job Type: Full-time
  • Organize and coordinate the transportation of building materials via common carrier truck across the U.S.
  • Establish/maintain/grow relationships with key transportation vendors including: Daily phone calls and electronic communication to define spot market rates and transact bookings; Identify additional capacity loads for expanding trading business; Visit with key carriers
  • Perform spot market basis booking, using DAT.
  • Evaluate market conditions and negotiate/set rates accordingly for freight forwarding
  • Communicate transportation market trends/rates to sales staff throughout the day/week/month
  • Take and act upon requests for tracing and/or expediting flatbed shipments
  • Selective use of technology tools to aid in transactional freight bookings
  • Aggressively prospect for new flatbed carriers
  • Identify and improve haulage efficiency in less developed transportation lanes
  • Resolve supplier and customer transportation-related problems
  • Work as part of a team of logistics personnel in eliminating “late loads” of lumber, steel, and/or other machinery
  • Negotiate solutions for all transportation related claims in a timely manner


  • Exceptional organizational, verbal, written, and analytical skills

  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize workload to meet the needs and deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Self-motivated, confident, driven

  • Strong communication, negotiating, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage time and work under pressure

  • Solution focused

  • Sharp memory and proficient mathematical skills

  • Able to work individually as well as part of a common goal team

  • Experience with flatbed transportation is preferred.

  • Experience within spot market booking is preferred

This position offers a competitive base salary.