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Load Planner

Company: WESTERN FLYER EXPRESS INC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Load Planner role is maximum equipment and HOS utilization while maintaining on time freight handling through effective planning and working with Fleet Managers & Safety Department as necessary to ensure driver compliance of HOS.Responsible for in depth planning of all freight originating in or dropped in their planning areaResponsible for keeping trucks moving by ensuring adequate freight is in the system by working closely with Customer Service and trucks preplannedMust communicate efficiently and professionally with Fleet Managers and Customer Service RepresentativesMust provide prompt notification of service issues to Customer Service Representative Responsible for in depth planning of all equipment in their area including abandoned trucks, inactive trailers and customer specific trailer pool management Maintain compliance with all applicable company policies and procedures Education and/or Work Experience Requirements: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers, colleagues and managersExcellent computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel and Outlook)Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer serviceAbility to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices1-2 years of Load Planning experience within the transportation industryPhysical Requirements: Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards. Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standardsMust be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job. An incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. The Employer retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position. PI183223377

Keywords: WESTERN FLYER EXPRESS INC, Kansas City , Load Planner, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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