Job Description


Title: Dispatch Support
Term: May 1, 2023 - Sept 1, 2023
Location:Mississauga, ON

Trimac Transportation's Toronto Service Center is looking for a Dispatch Support intern to assist with Trimac's dispatching systems. This position is to assist a current student in securing dispatching and logistical experience in transportation. The candidate will be learning to work with our dispatch applications that assist our trucking business.

The Intern will be reporting to the Dispatch Manager.

  • Responsible for communicating the load plan to drivers and customers.
  • Ensure the drivers have the proper instructions to perform their duties safely.
  • Listen to all driver concerns and act on them appropriately.
  • Ensure the company meets all customer requirements and any changes are communicated immediately.
  • Ensure the dispatch system is up to date.
  • Ensure trailer interior washes are completed where required.
  • Ensure all orders and trip events are recorded in the transportation management system in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Ensure that invoicing and driver pay are completed daily.
  • Audit TMW reports for compliance requirements.
  • Ensure service failure reports are recorded in the transportation management system and brought to the terminal manager's attention or designate.
  • Ensure all drivers and equipment meet regulatory and corporate compliance.
  • Assign the proper equipment for the jurisdiction and job requirements.
  • Ensure that the drivers have adequate time to perform their duties safely and within the hours of work regulations.
This allows exposure to:
  • The transportation management system used by transportation companies for dispatch.
  • Interact with senior leaders across the company.
  • Gain an understanding of the overall transportation business.

  • A keen eye for detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal skills at the business level.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work effectively with internal business users.
  • Ability to adapt between independent and team projects, in the role of member/leader/mentor.
  • Ability to manage time among multiple assignments in a busy, fast-paced work environment.

Requirements/Education Studies:
  • Current student in Supply Chain Management or equivalent degree/diploma.
  • No experience required.

About Trimac Transportation:
Trimac Transportation headquartered in Calgary, AB is one of the largest transportation service companies in North America that provides high-quality bulk shipping solutions across Canada and the United States operations and is complemented by strategic partners in Mexico.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online