C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. Transportation Dispatcher in Newington, Connecticut

Company Overview

Davidson Specialty Foods is the largest specialty foods distributor in New England, carrying over 6,000 items in natural, organic, specialty, Kosher, and ethnic lines at their CT warehouse facility. Founded on the value of providing quality products at a level of service second to none, Davidson has been bringing value to their customers for over 36 years. Davidson Specialty Foods is one of the many companies within the C&S Family of Companies, the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation.

Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at Davidson Specialty Foods Co.Davidson Specialty Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Transportation Dispatcher , you will dispatch loads and communicate to the drivers any special instructions for each dispatch. Make sure all loads are covered and booked. Inform Transportation Management of any issues expressed or created by drivers, and ensure that all loads dispatch on time, with the appropriate paperwork complete and accompanying the driver for each load.


  • Review the routing and scheduling plan for the shift to ensure all runs are covered.

  • Cover any uncovered runs.

  • Review Drivers paperwork and ensure that it is correct and complete.

  • Responsible for updating CAMS

  • Notify customer stores or enter in SalesForce if there is a delay concerning on-time dock-outs or late deliveries.

  • Follow procedures for calling in drivers for uncovered loads.

  • Communicate any issues to the Transportation Management group.

  • Notify warehouse receiving when drivers arrive with back-hauls.

  • Perform double checks to ensure everything is correct.

  • Communicate payroll issues on drivers related to sick, vacation or other payroll issues.


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Dispatching experience preferred

  • Computer skill

  • Multi-tasking abilities

  • Strong Communication Skills

Requisition ID 11061

Company Davidson Specialty Foods LLC

Category Transportation