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Load Planner

  • Location

    Mississauga, Ontario

  • Sector:

    Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Perm

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    JO-2003-12918

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-05-20

Our client, a fast growing 3PL, is looking to bring on a Load Planner to their team.


Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and dispatch drivers to pick up and deliver loads to and from customers
  • Coordinate and modify daily routes to accommodate the needs of customers.
  • Monitor route changes and establish new routes for timely deliveries.
  • Maintain high compliance to standards and operating procedures.
  • Communicate specific freight requirements and procedures
  • Update customer web portals with up-to-date load information.
  • Enforce safety procedures such as monitoring driver reports to ensure equipment safety.
  • Analyze transportation planning opportunities to reduce transportation cost.
  • Ensure proper placement of trailer pool to support customer’s daily requirement while maintaining cost.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of experience in trucking/transportation industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high-stress situations calmly and effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to actively manage multiple, concurrent projects
  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations preferred
  • Positive attitude with good people skills
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel and Word) with an ability to quickly learn new software.


**Only candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered**

Horizon Recruitment Inc. is a specialized recruitment and search firm with two complimentary practice areas: Finance & Supply Chain