We are looking to hire a full-time Load Planner to plan and carry out all aspects of the freight transportation process while meeting the compliance and cost requirements according to standards, utilizing approved transportation carriers, routed to minimize traveled miles and maximize product on the trailer.
In this job, you will focus on reducing shipping time, expediting routes, and maximizing
efficiency of loads for all pick up and deliveries.
SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
Must have good excel experience
Must have previous experience creating customs documentation
Must have experience /understanding of how duty codes work shipping from Canada to USA
Ensure delivery windows are met for customer deliveries.
Verify and input account information, and establish and maintain standard routing criteria as needed.
Co-ordinate and route vendor pickups or cross docks where applicable
Ensure timely communication to other departments as required and pickup information given to the afternoon team
Maintain Routing software
Maintain Customer Routing Guides
Follow up with TL regarding issues or feedback
Responsible for delivery driver hours and statistic reporting
Designate appropriate equipment to routes (trailers)
Co-ordinate with warehouse on skid building, product staging and load mapping
Ensure health and safety procedures and guidelines are adhered to
Other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
Minimum 2 years previous dispatching experience in a Distribution/TL/LTL environment required
Must have experience and be familiar with transport documents
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate in a diverse environment
Proficient with computer programs Dispatch System preferred Word and Excel required.
Must be able to exercise initiative, multi-task and work well as part of a team in a high stress environment; punctual and dependable
We are an equal opportunity employer should you require special accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know.
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