Boat Dispatchers are the overall coordinators and supervisors of the movement of freight in the most efficient and fastest possible way.  They are in charge of assigning tasks to different departments such as pick-ups, deliveries and transfer of freight and cargo.  They must be able to have good recording and documentations skills as well as a competent knowledge in the transportation sector in which all transactions and operations happen.

Boat Dispatcher Resume Template

James Andrews

Jonesville , VA

Virginia, 89098

Phone: (878) 210-2100


Highly responsible individual seeking for a position as Boat Dispatcher

Summary of Qualification

  • Knowledgeable in planning for routes and identifying fastest means of delivering cargo
  • Responsible in coordinating all departments for the transfer of shipment and cargo from one area to another through boats and other water vehicles
  • Can keep schedules and maintain efficiency of transportation of cargo
  • Keeps records and ensures quality performance and task implementation of staff involved
  • Highly concerned with the safety of all cargo and shipment in the sea

Career Experience/Job History

2008 – 2011: Boat Dispatcher, Hale Shipping

  • Set-up transportation and shipping of cargo on sea by identifying manpower and water vehicle necessary and appropriate for the type of cargo
  • Ensured that all routes and transfer activities have passed through inspection and adhere to shipping laws and regulations
  • Coordinated with sea shipping transportation owners to book schedules and assign manpower for transfer and moving of cargo
  • Recorded shipping details and made follow-ups with contacts regarding the status of the cargo and made special arrangements for cargo with delays due to unforeseen situations
  • Updated rates and gave customer service to both the exporter and the client who will receive the cargo and confirmed its arrival
  • Made regular follow ups in ports and in sailing boat captains to check the time of arrival and safety of cargo


1998-2002: High School Diploma, Virginia High School

Professional reference will be furnished upon request