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Load Planner – Brampton

Drakkar

This is a Contract position in Brampton, ON posted November 30, 2019.

ABOUT THE JOB The Load Planner operates the daily execution of the weekly schedule provided by the Schedulers.

The candidate focuses on the integration of frictional scheduling adjustments relating to customer requirements and/or driver and asset availability into the daily operating plan.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES Update the weekly schedule on a daily basis to capture frictional changes to optimize the operating plan Conduct continuous review of daily freight volumes and adjust trips to reflect shifting requirements Communicate priorities to dispatch regarding special events (i.e.

pick-ups, custom runs, short weeks) Develop daily cut-off schedules in coordination with Inbound/QA, Operations and Schedulers Work with Schedulers to ensure capacity exists to meet known or anticipated demands for fleet resources Perform systematic contingency planning (scenario planner) to maintain optimal cost-per-trip and operational flexibility Provide cross-functional support to Dispatchers and Schedulers to cover frictional staffing shortages Perform other duties , from time to time, as assigned by the manager Manage key relationships with Schedulers / Load Planners, Driver Trainer / Safety Coordinator, Dispatch Manager, Operations Manager, Customer Service Manager, Fleet Manager & Fleet Coordinator OUR OFFER Competitive compensation to qualified and highly motivated candidates Full-time position OUR REQUIREMENTS Five (5) years planning, scheduling and dispatching experience within a transportation environment Advanced analytic, planning, organizational and relationship management abilities Ability to establish productive and effective relationships across departments Understanding of all business functions to a depth consistent with planning responsibilities Working knowledge of the regulatory environment governing transportation Post-secondary accreditation in business, commerce or a related field, or equivalent experience Must be computer savvy, with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and specific job-related software applications Advanced experience with TMS is required CONTACT Prabhu Sugumaran Talent Acquisition Specialist 905-795-1397 Ext: 3504 Melissa.connollydrakkar.com