Dispatch Fleet Manager

locationKentville - Nova Scotia (NS),

atEassons Transport LTD

Estimated salary $40,000 - $45,000 a year

Job Description:

Since 1945 – Family owned and operated - Eassons Transportation Group is headquartered in Kentville NS, with terminals in Kentville NS, Sydney NS, Albany PEI, Moncton NB, Mount Pearl NL, Belleville ON and Mississauga ON. Eassons operates approximately 325 trucks and employs over 500 people. Eassons Transportation Group provides dry and temperature-controlled TL/LTL services across Canada and the United States.

A key member of the Operations team, the Dispatcher/Fleet Manager will be responsible for a team of professional long-haul drivers and for the utilization of assigned equipment. Reporting directly to the Lead Fleet Manager, the successful candidate will play an active role in achieving operational goals and team targets.

Core duties:

· Performance Manage a team of approximately 30 Drivers/Brokers

· Single source of contact for all drivers

· Maintain and update Truckmate dispatch software

· Oversee loads from pickup to delivery

· Monitor hours of service

· Maintain records and documentation

· Other duties as required


· Proficient with Microsoft

Excel, Word and Outlook

· Working knowledge of Truckmate and PC Miler is an asset

· Minimum 2 years verifiable experience in a similar role

· Relevant post-secondary education or a combination of related education and experience is required

General Competencies

· Excellent leadership and people skills

· Ability to work collaboratively with others

· Ability to multitask in fast paced environment

· Demonstrate commitment, focus and drive

· Organized and detail oriented


· The successful candidate will be offered a competitive compensation package along with complete benefits.

Application deadline: 2021-02-19

Expected start date: 2021-02-26

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $40,000.00-$45,000.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift


  • dispatch: 2 years (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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