Load Planner Transportation - $70,000+ Annually Toronto 2144031

Toronto, ON

We are presently seeking a Load Planner Transportation with 3 - 5 years experience.

About us:
Our company, located in Brampton, ON (Williams Pkwy and Goreway Dr.), is licensed to move Regular and Hazmat loads within and throughout North America, with over 400 trucks at our disposal offering outstanding transportation services. Our staff is trained to assure the timely and safe delivery of products.

We believe that you can make the difference and through team work we can help you to get where you want to be. We have a great dynamic working environment and employees are appreciated for good work

This is a great opportunity for long-term professional growth with a solid company that is established and well respected within our industry.

Responsibilities:
  • Load planning and route optimization 
  • Outbound coordination to various consignees across the country including management of Planning, Dispatch, Delivery confirmation, reporting and invoicing.
  • Coordinate deliveries through LTL/TL Carriers, Dedicated Fleets, and Rail pick up/deliveries
  • Ensure that all work is accurately entered and managed in the A1T system in a timely manner, from; order entry, to planning, to activating, progressing and closing trips.
  • Assist in interviewing, training, developing staff skill sets and coaching for all Support Staff within their area of responsibility
  • Ensure Dispatchers and Planners have the necessary tools to perform their job functions
  • Schedule and managing support staff and drivers, including trailer pool co-ordination and/or other equipment resources
  • Responsible for scheduling Trucks based on the Plant’s needs.
  • Provide training for the existing team.
  • Responsible for supporting the dispatchers and coordinate with drivers whenever needed.
  • Responsible to work with Operations team and ensure to eliminate the dispatch errors.
  • Actively involvement in solving dispatch issues and driver issues.
  • Provide assigned reports to Operations Manager on a daily basis.
  • To be available for a 9 hour shift daily Monday to Friday(with a 1 hour lunch), and be available remotely on weekends/weeknights as needed to plan and schedule drivers and trucks on preplanned highway routes.
  • To foster a good working relationship with drivers in your division with the purpose to limit turnover and encourage driver retention
  • To dispatch and monitor driver routes
  • To keep open communication with suppliers and customers with regard to route updates, issues, additions and cancellations
  • To assist in scheduling the department staffing needs
  • To keep track of assets assigned to lanes and minimize the amount of assets being used with respect to lane requirements.
Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of planning Auto Parts, TL, LTL and FTL.
  • 3 years in a supervisory or management role, preferably in the warehousing and transportation industry
  • Experience in a 24 x 7 operation, preferably in the transportation industry
  • Knowledge in North American Geography.
  • Strong communication skills, excellent oral, written and presenting skills.
  • Strong knowledge in TMW, Load link, Shaw tracking and experience in hauling auto part shipments.
  • Proficient knowledge in HOS, safety and compliance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with high energy level.
  • Strong organizational skills: time management and multi-tasking skills
 IDEAL CANDIDATE:
  • Knowledgeable in current "Hours of Services" laws
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent geographic knowledge of Ontario and North America
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with a sense of urgency while still paying attention to detail
  • Ability to provide solutions to ever-changing scenarios
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in the LTL Trucking Industry would be a definite asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to learn and regularly operate various computer systems across different platforms
  • Must have or be able to obtain an Enhanced Driver’s License
Come work with us! 
We offer our employees competitive wages $70,000 and up based on experience, benefits package and a rewarding career opportunity.

We pride ourselves on our excellent company culture, our very clean and safe working environment, and our commitment to being an equal opportunity company.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

Please apply today!


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Autobahn Freight Lines Ltd

Autobahn Freight Lines Ltd

Autobahn Freight Lines Ltd is licensed to move Regular and Hazmat loads within and throughout Canada and the United States with over 400 trucks at our disposal offering Regular and above all Just In Time Truckload Services.
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We are  based in Brampton, Ontario, Canada with a fully secured yard with security cameras and 24/7 security personnel monitoring the premises.

Our staff is trained and accustomed to working within very tight schedules and daily fluctuations in volume and are very adept at improvising at a moments notice to assure the timely and safe delivery of the product.

We have the equipment, manpower, the will and the expertise to provide the high level of service demanded by our customers.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a really great team of driven, talented people. We value and support our team while we welcome and encourage creativity, excellent communication and accountability among each other and with our clients.

This is a great opportunity for long-term professional growth with a solid company.

Please forward all resumes to pauls@autobahnfreight.com

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