Load Planner

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Employment duration: Full time

Description

We are a growing company…
We are a financially secure company…
We offer our employees a promising future and tremendous career opportunities...
 
At CRST International, Inc. we are one of the nations leading transportation and logistics companies. Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, we have offices throughout the United States, employing over 650 office employees, over 2,500 company drivers, and work with over 1,700 independent contractors. At CRST we offer a generous benefits and compensation package, in addition to a growing and financially stable environment. If you are interested in making a valuable contribution in a dynamic company with plans for a bright future, apply now.
“The only thing BIGGER than our opportunities, is your POTENTIAL”
 
CRST is seeking a self motivated and results oriented 1st Shift Load Planner to be located in Cedar Rapids, IA. 
 
Job Summary: The Load Planner is responsible for managing the day to day load planning execution including ensuring timely dispatch of outbound and inbound customer orders and ensuring planning with the foresight that all loads deliver and picked up on time.   
 
Job Responsibilities:        
  • Planning freight and equipment in assigned regions for maximum utilization and profitability.
  • Assign loads in a manner that allows for on time pick-up and delivery.
  • Meet driver/equipment routing needs.
  • Manage deadhead.
  • Utilize team equipment to provide maximum productivity.
  • Manage trailer pools.
  • Control relays.
Qualifications:
 
  • Four year college degree or previous management experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience prioritizing matters.
  • Possess customer service related experience.
  • Top-notch organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under potentially stressful situation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
 
The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment drug screening and background check.
 
CRST is an EOE.



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