Schedule and dispatch drivers


Schedule and dispatch drivers, working equipment and service vehicles to desired locations as requested by customers; use telephone or radio communication.

Alternative labels

organise and dispatch drivers
dispatch and schedule drivers
send drivers and vehicles to required locations
organise drivers
schedule drivers
dispatch drivers
ensure drivers and vehicles are dispatched to required locations
perform actions to organise and dispatch drivers and vehicles to required locations
dispatch vehicles and service equipment
organise and distribute drivers and vehicles to required locations

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Schedule and dispatch drivers is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Freight transport dispatcher: Freight transport dispatchers receive and transmit reliable messages, track vehicles and equipment, and record other important information. They oversee the planning operations of dispatching by coordinating different modes of transport. Freight transport dispatchers structure routes or services and determine the appropriate mode of transport. They are also responsible for equipment and vehicle maintenance and workers dispatching. The freight transport dispatchers provide the legal and contractual documentation for the transporting parties.
Bus route supervisor: Bus route supervisors coordinate vehicle movements, routes and drivers, and may supervise loading, unloading, and checking of baggage or express shipped by bus.

Optional skill

Schedule and dispatch drivers is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022