Load Planner – Produce Experience a Plus

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 02-02-2018
Capital Professionals is representing an industry-leading Asset Based transportation company that is in search of Load Planner – Produce Experience a Plus, for their Dallas office. Are you ready to work for a company with an excellent reputation? Are you ready to make an impact with work that challenges you, an environment that engages you and a company culture that recognizes you and embraces you? Then apply today!
We are a large over the road transportation company looking for an experienced Load Planner, if you have produce experience that would be a huge plus. He/She should be highly motivated, organized, efficient, and a self-starter. The position will require excellent communication skills, negotiation, solicitations for freight, and managing drivers.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Oversees a group of drivers
  • Works directly with customers, and brokers
  • Meets on a regular basis with their group of drivers, and ensures that they are always satisfied, and always taken care of
  • Makes sure their group of drivers make their weekly quota
  • Follows the company's policies, and procedures
  • Understands the market well, and knows how to adjust when it changes
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Prior Produce experience is huge plus!
  • Experienced in the distribution and/or transportation Industry.
  • Excellent management and analytical skills to handle a wide range of transportation duties.
  • Competent in computer based management systems
  • Must have OTR transportation specific knowledge and experience
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Able to produce and deliver the best results
  • Experience in soliciting freight from shippers and brokers
  • Able to start immediately!
  • Reefer experience
  • Dry van experience
  • Bilingual is a huge plus
  • Experience with TMW Systems (Preferred, but can be implemented)
 
WE OFFER:
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Health insurance
We are looking for a candidate to start immediately! Our client offers benefits, and a competitive salary.
 
Job Type: Full-time
 
Required education:
  • High school or equivalent
Required experience:
  • Dispatching: 3+ years
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