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Course Outline

This course outline is subject to change and may be adapted based on industry trends and best practice

 

Overview of trucking industry

North American geography & time zones

Decoding the trucking language

Types of tractors, trailers & equipment

Types of shipments and freight

Legal weight limits

Roles and responsibilities of a truck dispatcher and freight broker

Introduction to North American Truck Dispatch

Dispatching Basics

 

Dispatch Software and Technology

 

Route Planning and Optimization

 

Load Management and Freight Matching

 

Managing Driver Assignments and Communication

 

Compliance and Regulatory Considerations

 

Safety and Risk Management

 

Dispatching Challenges and Problem-Solving

 

Dispatching for Success

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