Logistics Load Planner
Transplace
Oakville, ON LH A, CAN
3d ago

Description

PRIMARY JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES

Schedule - 4 days 12hour shifts and 4 days off

Load Plans Completed Every Day (Build all shipments into appropriate load plans ensuring customer RAD dates are adhered to, truck capacity is maximized and the shipments are cost effective.

Secure appropriate delivery appointments for all planned shipments and rework any shipments as necessary)

Customer Relationship (Consistent and professional communications; effective, prompt and courteous communications with respect to difficult situations, relaying planning options / failures, problem solving etc.)

Assist in Carrier Relationship (Productive carrier relationship development, AP Discrepancy resolution, cover loads, handling and management of difficult situations, etc.)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND TASKS

  • Execute outbound and inbound transportation in a multi-modal environment
  • Optimization to include consolidation, aggregation, multi-stop, best carrier and mode in a proprietary TMS system
  • Enhance carrier utilization while maintaining customer requirements for service and on-time deliveries
  • Develop and coordinate the tactical transportation plans for multiple customer
  • Proactively use negotiation tactics in support of the transportation strategy
  • Provide timely communications and customer service functions in a multi-customer environment
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with shippers and receivers through professional and timely communications and inquiry responses
  • KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

  • Knowledge of LTL and TL operations and able to create multi stop shipments.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Tools (Ability to leverage Excel and other MS programs)
  • Geographical Expertise (Geographical understanding of the continental US and Canada. Understanding of mileage as it relates to the passage of time, including DOT & Speed governance, including Transit time difference based on mode)
  • Knowledge of driver hours of service regulations for both Canada and the US
  • Industry Expertise (Transportation industry knowledge, including key terminology; and, general knowledge of primary customer industries)
  • Experience with refrigerated freight highly preferred
  • Follow the company on Twitter, Facebook and the Transplace Industry Blog :

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle of Transplace, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

    Upon Request, Transplace Canada will provide accommodation to a job applicant with a disability during its recruitment, assessment and selection process.

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