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Basic Job Info

 
Company
 
Location
US-MN-Newport
 
Job Type
 
Experience Required
At least 1 year(s)
 
Degree Required
2 Year Degree
 
Begin Date
12/26/2017
 
End Date
1/25/2018
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description

Holiday is a long standing leader in the convenience store industry and is proud to operate over 500 corporate and franchise owned stores in 10 states throughout the northern tier region of the United States and Alaska. Holiday features quality gasoline products, food, car washes and other convenience items that are always delivered with the highest standards of customer service. The Holiday Pantry brand of proprietary sandwiches, salads and other food products distinguishes this chain. Holiday is the sole distributor of low-sulfur Blue Planet® gasoline enriched with Smart Power engine cleaning additives.  Blue Planet™ is a TOP TIER rated gasoline.  With annual revenues in excess of four billion dollars, Holiday has grown to rank as one of the largest privately-held corporations in Minnesota and is ranked in the top 150 of the Forbes 500 Largest Private Companies.  Holiday is the market leader in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as many other markets in which it conducts business. This heritage of innovation, growth and success allows Holiday to look to the future with high expectations.

Independent Diversified Transportation, IDT, is looking for a results-oriented individual to dispatch petroleum tanker trucks to Holiday Stationstores from our Newport Terminal in the St. Paul area. This position requires a high level of customer service, excellent communication skills, ability to handle multiple tasks and strong computer skills.

JOB SUMMARY: Dispatching petroleum tanker trucks to Holiday Stationstores 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTIBILITIES:

  • Ability to inspect and verify information for accuracy, paying close attention to details.

  • Schedule and communicate transport deliveries with drivers to maximize productivity and efficiency.

  • Answer telephone calls from drivers regarding unloading problems, maintenance, and emergencies.

  • Ability to read and comprehend information from charts, graphs and diagrams.

  • Ability to think logically and make appropriate decisions in routine and non-routine situations.

  • Plan, schedule, organize and prioritize work activities.

  • Collect, analyze and enter data into various reports.

  • Perform various terminal tasks such as:

  • Monitoring inventory reporting systems to verify incoming and outgoing products are moving through the pipeline to detect any possible problems.

  • Open pipeline valves to regulate the flow of products into and out of tanks.

  • Walk around inspections to identify any potential risks.

     

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Associates degree. (business, logistics, transportation preferred)

    • Or equivalent work experience.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Strong written and verbal communication.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.

  • Ability to handle stressful situations.

  • Some dispatch experience a must.

  • Knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • PC skills (Microsoft Office) a must.

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