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Load Planner

Robert Half

This is a Contract position in El Paso, TX posted August 24, 2021.

Ref ID: 00500-0011941041 Classification: Logistics Coordinator Compensation: $20.19 to $23.38 hourly POSITION SUMMARY: A major Logistics company is looking for a Load Planner to become part of an excellent team.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is self-motivated, has strong analytical and computer skills, strong attention to detail and is enthusiastic to work in a customer-centric environment.

This position coordinates all processes and functions of load planning and freight movement.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Process customer orders, plan & optimize shipments into loads, tender freight to third-party carriers
– Update Transportation Management System with current shipment information.

– Provide detailed instruction to various customers & associates from other shifts by phone and e-mail
– Provide visibility to management and the customer by tracking, process over-sight, auditing, researching and troubleshooting operational issues or functions.

– Complete daily logs and trackers
– Handle rate negotiations with carriers on a spot rate basis
– Identify cost savings opportunities for the customer
– Coordinates with carriers to ensure on-time delivery by tracking trucks for pick-up, estimating times of arrival and delivery, and recovering loads when necessary
– Provides load exception investigation and reporting
– Weighs alternative financial decisions before taking action
– Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor If you wish to modify the “Qualifications” section, discuss this with your recruiter.

– Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
– Minimum of 1 year of experience in Transportation/Supply Chain required
– Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize time sensitive situations in a fast paced environment
– Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
– Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
– Strong customer focus
– Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with customers as well as internal associates
– Ability to adapt in a dynamic environment
– Strong organizational skills
– Strong written and verbal communication skills
– Must be able to learn and regularly operate various computer systems across different platforms
– Ability to work the following shifts required: Saturday thru Thursday (8am to 5pm) Thursday thru Monday (8am to 5pm)
– Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.

– Willingness to submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, criminal history, and drug screening) required.

Job Requirements: Customer Service, Logistics, Logistics & Distribution, Logistics Industry, Transportation Logistics, Third Party Logistics, Order Fulfillment, Order Entry, Data Entry, Purchase Orders Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies.

We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers.

We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training.

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Questions?

Call your local office at 1.888.490.4154.

All applicants applying for U.S.

job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals.

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2021 Robert Half.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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