Trucking Dispatch Specialist

Experience the Transportation industry first hand

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Course Code: ATLSC 109

Full Course Duration: 20 Hours - 20 hours, spread over 4 days in weekend sessions and weekday sessions.

Weekend Schedule

Vaughan program runs every second month on weekends 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Sat-Sun) for two weekends.

Weekday Schedule

Vaughan program runs every second month on weekdays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Mon-Thurs) for one week.

Vancouver program runs on weekdays 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Mon-Thurs) for one week.

Winnipeg program runs on weekdays 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Mon-Wed) and the last day at 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Thurs) for one week.

Students interested in enrolling for the next session, please call (1-877) 995-1313 to reserve your seats in advance.

Next Toronto Session:
Weekend: September 3,4,10,11, 2016
Weekday: August 8-11, 2016

Next Vancouver Session:
August 15-18, 2016

Next Winnipeg Session:
September 19-22, 2016

Course Outline

Introduction to Logistics and IT

This course provides an introduction to concepts and issues in operations management and is designed to give a firm grounding in the basics of managing materials. It examines the influence of transportation on decisions made by firms, both from the standpoint of users of transportation and carrier management,It focuses on processes that add value through the production and delivery of services and products in the supply chain,and the tools needed to manage these processes effectively.

Load Matching and Acquisition

Online load matching systems provide a fast, convenient way to help ensure that no truck drives an extended trip with an empty load. We provide in-depth training featuring the popular software package LoadLink, how it is used to advertise loads and how to contact and negotiate with load brokers.


Dispatching is a complex process that can quickly get out of hand without the right tools. We use Avaal Express Dispatch Software as a case study in how dispatching software can help increase efficiency, reduce operational overhead and improve accuracy.

Topics covered during the course:
  • Business Set-up
  • Freight Matching
  • Route Management
  • Authorities & Permits
  • Border Crossing
  • ACE e-Manifest
  • Record Keeping
  • Specialized Freight
  • TL,LTL Shipments
  • Order Management
  • Introduction to IT
  • Freight Pricing
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Bonded Carriers
  • Accounting Principles
  • Business Growth
  • Account Management