Salary Range:$50,000.00 - $65,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Operations Manager for a regional transportation provider

The Load Planner acts as the primary Planner for the day-to-day tactical execution between customers, fleet managers and driver’s. Provides timely and accurate feedback regarding shipper’s needs, driver/power allocation performance and other issues that may arise. Ensures that the daily shipping plan is created and distributed to multiple origin points regionally and locally and assists in the identification and execution of process improvement initiative. Works one weekend a month.

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)
  • HOS, ELD, DOT, and FMCSA regulations.
  • Customer Service & Fleet Management
  • Global Satellite Tracking/Communications: i.e., Samsara, PeopleNet, Omnitracs,
  • Dispatch Software: i.e., McLeod, TMW
  • Computer Skills (Microsoft Suite, Word, Excel)
  • Residence: Cleveland, OH
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Temperature-controlled fleet
  • Operations (i.e., Logistics, Warehouse)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication (written, verbal)
  • Strong negotiating
  • Multi task in high volume fast paced dispatch office
  • 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 Director: Jeff Friess
Truckload & Dedicated

330.664.9400, ext.135

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