Local Dispatcher
Earth City, MO 
Posted 41 months ago
Job Description
Requisition Number16-0600
Post Date11/17/2016
TitleLocal Dispatcher
CityEarth City


Graebel Van Lines is the largest independent Van Line in the US and a leader in corporate and residential moving services, warehousing and comprehensive workplace solutions. Recently receiving its Women Owned Business status (WEBNC) and headquartered in Dallas, the new re-launched company is built on the legacy of the Graebel family, which began in 1950, and continued, by its recent acquisition from successful moving industry experts Vauna and Robert Peterson. We are an energetic, fast paced company looking for someone who will operate with integrity, energy and a passion for being the best.


Perform daily check calls with Graebel Van Lines fleet, in compliance with the check call process. Assists with driver relations regarding concerns, needs or complaint resolution. Ensures driver adherence with governmental and Graebel Van Lines standards and policies. Interacts with all members of the Central Dispatch team, branch agents, and independent contractors in order to deliver quality service.


  • Assists in ensuring driver adherence of Graebel Van Lines standards and communicates any substandard performance or enforcement suggestions to supervisor.
  • Updates and verifies computer 'Driver Trip' screen for each check call.
  • Assists with driver relations regarding concerns, needs or complaint resolution.
  • Monitors the progress of shipments and assists in resolving any potential/current service issues.
  • Coordinates shipment changes and authorizations to booking agents.
  • Maintains accurate departmental records in order to document operations
  • Prepares and forwards all Special Compensation and deadhead forms to supervisor.
  • Assists in driver assignments.
  • Assists in customer calls regarding pickup/delivery inquiries and filing of claims.
  • Prepares and distributes dispatch alert and critical changes to appropriate personnel


  • Associates degree or equivalent
  • Five or more years' experience in the moving and storage industry in an operational capacity, with preference given to at least one year of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office-Word, Excel and Outlook required
  • Knowledge of regulatory agencies and their guidelines, including but not limited to ICC and DOT
  • Transportation/Trucking industry experience preferred.

Graebel Van Lines, LLC is an EEO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Graebel Van Lines is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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