What To Put On Your Resume For Career Success After Dispatch Training

Transport remains one of the largest industries in Canada. If you’re considering a career in this field, you can look forward to many job opportunities. Truck dispatchers are in charge of a wide range of responsibilities. The role involves the optimization of delivery routes to maximize cost efficiency requiring a detail-oriented person who enjoys problem solving. If that sounds like you, keep reading to determine what you must put on your resume for career success. 

List Your Relevant Dispatch Skills

Apart from the layout, spelling, and grammar on a CV or resume, an employer will first notice whether you have the skills required for the role. Remember to highlight all relevant skills you’ve gained throughout your training or previous work experience. Here are some ideas for industry skills you can include on your resume to impress prospective dispatching employers: 

  • Database Management 
  • Customer Service
  • Truck Maintenance 
  • Cargo Tracking
  • Road Safety
  • Management

Many career seekers include soft skills that demonstrate valuable competencies that are not directly related to the job but contribute to the organization’s overall success. Consider adding some of these soft skills: 

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Detail-oriented 
  • Goal-oriented 
  • Strong Organizational Skills 
A dispatch training graduate typing a resume on a laptop.
Include all valuable logistics skills on your resume after dispatch training.

Highlight Valuable Work Experience

If you’re new to dispatching, it might be helpful for you to add supporting information on your resume that demonstrates any valuable experiences where you have developed relevant industry skills. Even if you’ve never worked in the logistics field before, there are plenty of transferable skills you’ve picked up along the way, and they’re worth mentioning. 

For example, if you’ve gotten a trucking license before dispatch training, worked in customer service, or worked as a clerk, be sure to list these experiences and your duties. Try to draw connections between what dispatching employers need and the skills and experiences you already possess.

A dispatch training graduate working on a tablet in a warehouse.
Be sure to list any valuable work experience you’ve gained before and after dispatch training.

Include Your Dispatch Training and Any Other Education

Dispatch training at CATI automotive school covers all the essential skills you’ll need to meet the demands of a modern logistics role. You’ll learn to use industry software to optimize routes and manage drivers and internal and external communications. In addition, you’ll be introduced to safety regulations, compliance, maintaining inventory systems, and various other essential logistics competencies. Our graduates receive expert instruction from faculty members who have valuable industry experiences to share. 

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