Dispatcher -Logistics (Jeffersonville, IN)


American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) is accepting applications for a Dispatcher -Logistics (Jeffersonville, IN).


We currently have one (1) position available. Based upon the candidate's years of experience, this position may be filled at any Dispatcher Level (Logistics Associate, Associate Dispatcher 2, Associate Dispatcher, or Dispatcher)

 Monitors the activities of ACBL’s barge projection and fleet planning functions to meet operating performance criteria and customer service requirements

Essential Duties/Functions: 

Plan and execute barge and boat schedules within assigned river segment Identify short-term power needs for assigned river segment

Provide area planner with daily activity forecast and validate current plan

Provides functional direction to Traffic Assistant activities in assigned river segment

Provide barge status, days in status, tow slot utilization within assigned river segment

Manage vendor activities within assigned river segment with a focus on generating fleet speed and barge capacity

Ensure compliance with company policy and government regulations

Initiates process improvements on work flow to ensure customer expectations are exceeded

Perform other duties as assigned

Education Requirements: 

B.S. degree in Business Administration with a concentration in transportation, logistics or a related field is required.

Years of Experience: 

1-6 years of logistics competence in transportation environment is preferred.


- Competence in dispatching, logistics or fleet planning techniques is required.

- Proficiency in using office productivity software such as Google G Suite and MS Office.

FLSA Status:  Exempt

American Commercial Barge Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

As a leader in inland barge transportation, ACBL moves the grain, dry bulk and liquid commodities relied upon by consumers, businesses and industries every day. ACBL provides a wide array of barging solutions to meet your transportation needs and the flexibility required to support your business. With one of the nation’s largest and newest inland river barge fleets, ACBL operates the safest, most reliable and efficient equipment for transporting cargoes along 7,200 miles of U.S. inland waterways. With a fully integrated network, we provide transloading, warehousing, storage and fleeting services to support barge transportation throughout the Mississippi River System and its tributaries.

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