Load Planner

Jacksonville, FL

Post Date: 07/06/2017 Job ID: Jacksonville60 Industry: Logistics Pay Rate: $40,000/yr

A growing logistics company in Southeast Jacksonville is seeking an experienced Load Planner to be responsible for creating efficient trip plans for drayage operation.  

JOB DUTIES:

  • Identify freight/lane needs to reduce empty miles
  • Analyze and communicate freight needs to inside sales team within established timeline
  • Maximize owner operator loaded miles within the geographic terminal area
  • Improve service performance through freight planning that allows the owner operator or outside carrier enough time to meet the scheduled appointment by replacing timing assumptions with historical system data
  • Perform weekly service performance and provide recommendations to improve service levels  
  • Partner with internal departments to communicate truck capacity and improve efficiency of operations
  • Assist with scheduling back haul drayage moves
  • Align dray freight pick-ups and deliveries with optimal truck power

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with 2 or more years of experience in Customer Service, Fleet Management or Load Planning within the transportation industry
  • High School Diploma/GED Equivalent with 7 or more years of experience.
  • Customer service focused leadership
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and AS400, XPM
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