Trucking Operations Planner
Eagan, MN 
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Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

This position is located in Eagan MN or Denton TX and part of the refrigerated trucking operations team. In this position you will be responsible for matching orders/loads with drivers and solicit freight while providing the highest quality of customer service.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Matching loads and drivers to meet customer commitments while maximizing the utilization of Bay and Bay assets, working with Operations personnel.
  • Identifying trends / network balances to optimize utilization
  • Solicit freight for back haul needs
  • Creating and executing plans in accordance with customer expectations, driver needs and system balance.
  • Accurately track, record and control the use of equipment.
  • Contacting appropriate groups to resolve equipment issues in a timely fashion.

Ideal candidates:

  • Planning experience required, degree in transportation & Logistics is a plus
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant planning experience in the trucking industry
  • Demonstrated understanding of geography and regional conditions.
  • Understanding of DOT rules and regulations pertaining to hours of service. Experience with Electronic Logs
  • Effective communication skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities simultaneously, make quick decisions and negotiate for win-win situations with multiple stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving capabilities and timely decision making. Identifies options including the short and long term impact on business operations.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress and multi-tasking environment.

We offer career growth opportunities, a flexible work environment, competitive pay and benefits. If you are a highly motivated, enthusiastic and goal oriented individual, and would like to explore your career opportunities with a leading national transportation and logistics company, we'd like to hear from you!


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Bay & Bay is equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We encourage qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1+ years
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