Load Planner


Transport and Rail

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CAD48000.00-50000.00 per year

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Kitchener, ON - (CAN) 589 Fairway Road South Unit 5 ON Kitchener , ON N2C 1X4 Phone : 519-571-7910

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Job Description

Manpower is currently hiring for a trucking company in Cambridge! We are looking for associates for the role of a Load Planner. You would be responsible for effectively managing the planning for the East-Coast Region based on customer requirements planning, requirements in other regions, equipment requirements, and any special requests applicable to drivers and/or equipment in the managed area.

What the role offers?

* Comprehensive total rewards package including company paid group benefits and individual RRSP

* Support of professional memberships and certifications

* Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm

* Wage: $48,000 - $50,000 per year

What is the role?

* Planning trucks effectively to reduce empty miles; managing the empty miles ratios

* Dispatches trucks on planned loads; tracks dispatched trucks on a daily basis to ensure on-time performance

* Works with Driver Coordinators to achieve driver needs and goals

* Implement efficient equipment utilization

* Monitors and maintains customer trailer pools

* Works with customers, other carriers and load brokers to effectively balance trucks

* Books pickup and delivery appointments as needed

What you bring to the job:

* Minimum of 2-3 years of dispatching or effective trip planning experience is required

* Experience in the transportation industry considered to be an asset

* Strong attention to detail

* Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

* Strong self-discipline to effectively complete tasks without constant supervision

* Self-starter with strong analytic, organizational and problem solving skills

* Ability to multi-task

Interested in this Position?

* Give Charity a call at 226-752-8550 to discuss the next steps!

Manpower Group recognizes the importance of providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity to access our services. At Manpower Group, we are committed to providing accommodations, and will work with you to meet your needs.