Load Planner


Salary Range:$48,000.00 - $75,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Will report to the Operations Manager for a regional transportation provider.

The Load Planner will be responsible for acting as primary Planner for the day to day tactical execution between customer, fleet managers and driver’s customers for the asset-based transportation company. The Planner will provide timely and accurate feedback regarding shipper’s needs, driver-power allocation performance and other issues that may arise. They will ensure that the daily shipping plan is created and distributed to multiple origin points regionally and locally and assist in the identification and execution of process improvement initiative.

Background Required:
  • Transportation Planning role within asset-based carrier or third-party logistics (3 years)
  • Strong understanding of (lane balance-head haul-empty, capacity management)
  • Hours of Service, ELD, DOT, and FMCSA regulations.
  • Customer Service & fleet management
  • Regional geographic responsibility
  • Global Satellite Tracking-Communications: i.e. PeopleNet, Omnitracs,
  • Dispatch Software: McLeod, TMW
  • Computer Skills (Microsoft Suite, Word, Excel)
  • Residence: Little Rock, AR (relocation assistance)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Truckload and/or Dedicated Contract Carriage
  • Operations (i.e. Logistics, Warehouse)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal)
  • Multi task in high volume fast paced dispatch office
  • Coach, motivate others to maintain company vision and culture
  • Driver retention strategies
  • Ability to satisfy internal-external customers

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Leader: Aleksandra Jelisic
Truckload & Dedicated

330.664.9400, ext.142

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