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Title Experienced Hot Shot Freight Dispatcher – Houston, TX
Location Houston, TX
Job Information

Danner’s Inc. is a Maritime Logistics Company that specializes in Hotshot Freight and Spares logistics for the Maritime Industry. We have been in business for 75 years and are a family owned operation.
Job Description: The Freight Dispatcher will be responsible for promoting and maintaining customer satisfaction and goodwill by successfully fulfilling the deliveries of customer merchandise on a shipment by shipment basis in a timely and professional manner. ****This is not INTERMODAL or 18 Wheeler Dispatching*******

Responsibilities are, however, not limited to:

  • Scheduling, routing and confirming customer pick up and deliveries
  • Working closely with drivers to coordinate equipment and freight to maintain maximum productivity and efficiency
  • Plan and organize delivery and pick up per driver
  • Ensure that all freight is properly logged into our system and notated
  • Provide assurances that freight is dispatched and delivered on time
  • Manage 60-90 calls per day
  • Track and trace shipments and drivers status via radio and GPS
  • Assist in expediting any problematic shipments that are late, missing, troubleshooting with Customs clearances if necessary. And notifying clientele of any delays if encountered.

Must have following skills and requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years Dispatcher Experience (Hot Shot Freight )
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong typing skills 
  • *Highly organized and DETAIL ORIENTED *
  • Able to provide superior, timely customer service
  • Must have a “sense of urgency” attitude 
  • Management Experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Maritime industry a plus 
  • Ability to use web-based dispatch system and maintain current status (live dispatch)

-Main Shift is M-F (0800-1800) occasional weekend/night duty on rotation schedule –

All interested applicants please email your resume to maggie@danners.com and jamesmaxcey@danners.com or you may apply at 7130 Navigation, Houston, TX 77011

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Title Driver's Needed for Freight/Spares Department (Local)
Location Houston, TX
Job Information

Danner’s Inc. has provided transportation service to the marine industry 24/7 since 1939.

We are looking to add drivers to our team in our Houston office. We are looking for individuals that are customer service oriented, courteous, work well under pressure and can complete tasks in a detailed and safe manner.

If you feel you have what it takes to join our team and you meet the following requirements, we want you to come by and complete an application for consideration:

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with an unexpired valid Texas driver’s license
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is not required but a plus
  • Must have a clean driving record to include:
  • No more than two (2) moving violation for past three (3) years
  • No (0) at-fault accidents for the past three (3) years
  • No (0) DWI/DUI or license revoke within the past ten (10) years
  • Must have a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English
  • Must present a clean and professional appearance at all times.
  • Danner’s is a 24/7 operation — You must be available on short notice and able to work weekends and non-traditional hours. This is not a set schedule type of job. Specific schedules are not offered or guaranteed
  • Must pass a pre-employment background screening to include criminal background check and MVR
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. without assistance

These requirements are not meant to be all-inclusive and may be changed or added to as needed.

JOB DUTIES

  • Follow directions precisely and in accordance with each specific port requirements
  • Ensure company vehicles are free of debris at all times
  • Able to enjoy working odd hours and a variety of situations from day to day
  • Ability to work overnight and on the weekends

These job duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and may be changed or added to as needed.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION

  • Lifting
  • Strapping Freight
  • Climbing of gangways
  • Walking of distance
  • Standing for periods of time
  • Sitting for periods of time
  • Driving vehicles – getting in and out of vehicles several times per day
  • Other physical demands may be required as needed.

The majority of our work is local, in and around the Port of Houston, but there are some out of town runs as well ranging from Corpus Christi to Beaumont.

Drivers operate our company vehicles (Trucks/Vans) – most of our deliveries consist of freight and parts for ships in the Port of Houston and surrounding areas.

Benefits available to Drivers:

Vacation after 1 year of full-time service, Employee paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, S/T and L/T disability

How to Apply:
You may come in and fill out an application at:

7130 Navigation, Houston, TX 77011
Monday through Friday from 9-4

For questions call Human Resources at 713-923-2651

Danner’s Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Drug-Free Employer

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