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Have you ever wondered how the transportation system works? How does a freight gets to your home? What’s the dispatching process behind it? How to make it all happen? We can help you find the answers

CHICAGO’S BEST DISPATCHING COURSE

Welcome to
Windy City Dispatching School
 


With over 10 years of industry experience we know what it takes to become a successful dispatcher and live the life you want, while also helping the industry strive. 

Dispatching is one of the most important positions in trucking business, which employs over 8 million people nationwide and abroad. Someone has to coordinate all the freight movements and we’re here to show you exactly how to do it. 


Our goal

It is no secret that it’s hard to find a dispatchers job without any experience. And how to get that experience without having a work history in the field? We have a solution for you!

Over the years of work, learning and applying different practices in trucking business, we came up with a studying program to help you learn and understand how logistics work and help you secure your first job in the field. Or, if that’s your goal, help you start your own trucking business!

In-Depth Online training program

Our learning program is designed in a way that you will understand all of the different aspects of dispatching, as well as trucking industry in general, including a lot of inside tips and tricks on how to progress and reach your goals faster

Not convinced? Take our short quiz to see if dispatching is right for you

Signup for training today and become a dispatcher in as little as 2 weeks

Fully online recorded class with lifetime support and personal Zoom session

No need to adjust your schedule or cancel your plans. Learn Dispatching anytime and anywhere on your own terms. Our training program includes a personalized live Zoom session once you complete the course, so you are getting a training adjusted to your specific needs. 


Price

$599

$420

To celebrate 3 years in business, we’re applying a 30% discount for everyone throughout February 2022 

Valid only through 02/28/2022

Program

Our learning program was designed in a way that you will understand all of the different aspects of dispatching and the trucking industry in general, including inside tips and tricks on how to progress faster

  • Over 18 hours of in-depth narrated material
  • BONUS! Free 40 page Dispatchers handbook!
  • Document samples
  • Booking conversations transcripts
  • Unlimited support through the training and after completion
  • Personalized Zoom sessions to answer any of your questions



Table of content

Our training program is designed in a way that you will be job ready after completion of this course. You’ll understand all of the aspects of dispatching, trucking business in general, tools that are being used, rules and regulations, US Freight market and a step-by-step process of booking loads and the whole logistics process behind it. 

Basics: Introduction into dispatching

  • Definition, Requirements, Dispatcher’s role in trucking business
  • Types of dispatching and explanation: Long distance; Local/Regional; Working with Owner operators
  • Dispatcher’s Salary


Tools, Equipment and Software

  • Types of equipment: Trucks; Trailers
  • Types of cargo: Dry, Refrigerated, Oversized
  • Shipping methods: TL (truckload), LTL (partial), Intermodal (Rail)
  • Software: Load boards with detailed explanation, other dispatch tools

Preparation

  • Parties involved in trucking business
  • Understanding US Freight market
  • Learning USA Map: Zip zones, Time zones, States abbreviations
  • Getting to know your drivers
  • Consolidation and trailer space usage


Booking your first load

  • Know your information
  • Knowing your driver’s schedule
  • Understanding market rates
  • Typical booking conversations
  • Rate negotiations and negotiation tips


Setting up with Brokers and dispatching drivers

  • Broker/Carrier agreements. What to look for and how to fill out (File examples)
  • Rate confirmations (examples)
  • What is a factoring company
  • Bill of Lading 
  • Dispatching your driver


Understanding logistics 

  • HOS (Hours of service). FMCSA rules and regulations for truckers
  • Logistics planning and scheduling (Long distance, Local)
  • Time calculation for route planning
  • Different kinds of loads: 1-1, multi-stop, blind shipments
  • Other factors: Accidents, Traffic, Weather, Location


Your Instructor

Creator of Windy City Dispatching School

Stanislav Dreva (aka Stanley)

About me

I’ve been working in trucking business since 2011 and ever since I started providing training it has become my passion and something that I’m proud of because I love to see people succeed and helping them get where they want to go. 

I believe that every new career change needs a proper training and inside information from those in the field, that’s why I do what I do and hopefully I can help as many people as I can

Experience
  • 2 years of truck driving (long distance and local)
  • 9 years of dispatching and coordinating logistics movements for various companies
  • 3 years of professional dispatching training
MY moto

The more you give – the more you get

Wonderful School!

This is a great truck dispatch school with an amazing teacher. I’m very thankful for the knowledge that I got there. And I highly recommend this school to everyone who’s interested in trucking business.

Halyna Havryshkiv

Awesome School!

I have been looking for such courses for a long time. Great team and very understandable material

Igor Znak

Great dispatching classes, definitely recommended

I would just like to thank Stas Dreva for teaching me the skills which everyone needs who wants to be a dispatcher, and for the organized classes and materials which were given to us each class. I am extremely satisfied with this course. I also highly recommend everyone to take this course who is interested in dispatching. I am convinced that what you learn in Windy City will help you

Iryna Kyryliuk

Well structured and understandable course

Stas (the host of the course) did a great job. The trucking industry got much more clear to me. The course is well structured and understandable. Most of all I enjoyed the practical exercise. It really gives you a feeling of what a dispatcher does on a daily basis.

Alexandru Doni

Great experience with Windy City Dispatching School

Great experience with Windy City Dispatching School. I had no clue what dispatching job is until I took the class. Now I feel I know everything, thanks to Windy City Dispatching!!!
2 weeks were filled with knowledge and fun. I enjoyed the class! I highly recommend this school! Now I’m ready to keep America moving:)

Julia Semeniuk

Sincerely grateful to the organizers

A month ago I signed up for a course in Windy City Dispatching School.
I heard about this school for a long time, it impressed me very much, and finally, after two weeks of classes, I finished it.
Everything that I learned during the course, I find very useful and applicable in the future.
I am sincerely grateful to the organizers and our teacher Stan Dreva for this training.

Kos Shevchenko

If you’re looking for training for dispatching this is the option you should take!

I just want to say that if you are looking for training on dispatching this is the option you should take. I’m 100% grateful to Stanley because after the training I was feeling so ready. Before this, I had 0 experience in any area regarding the trucking business. I’ve been a dispatcher for a week now and I am surprised with all the knowledge I have thanks to this training. Don’t go somewhere else to pay an insane amount of money, here you have quality and caring people to prepare you.

Dez Morataya

Highly recommend this course!

Highly recommend this course. If you are looking for great, in-depth education – this is a perfect match for you. Stas (the lecturer) is knowledgeable and super helpful. I think anyone who wants to get a foot in the door in dispatching should go to Windy City Dispatching school.

Nadia

A good organized course with easy to understand program.

It was a well-organized course with easy to understand program. A lot of information given that’s very useful. Thank you so much to Stas Drewa he answered all my questions and not only about dispatching but about the whole truck industry! Highly recommend!

Iryna Farenyk