Load Planner / Project Manager

Time Logistics Group, Inc.    Naperville, IL
Job Description

Job Purpose:

To assist our clients by moving their domestic freight in a timely and cost efficient manner. Many of our customer s shipments a skilled driver and additional equipment and a high level of coordination. This position will work with both customers and drivers, coordinating details with both groups. YOU MUST BE AN EXPERIENCED FREIGHT BROKER FOR THIS POSITION. IF YOU DO NOT KNOW IF YOU HAVE BROKERED FREIGHT, THEN YOU HAVE NOT. Ideal candidates will bring an established carrier list.

Duties:

  • Obtain accurate costs and then quote shipments for customers.
  • Manage transportation on project basis for customers.
  • Plan shipment flow and dispatch carriers as needed.
  • Check with carriers to make sure they are confirmed to pick up. Track shipments in progress.
  • Confirm costs on shipment and prepare them for billing.
  • Resolve problems that occur mid-shipment with solutions which will still allow the shipment to arrive on time.
  • Able to work independently and be “on call once per month. Some weekend work will be required.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Evaluate carriers and make recommendations on which carriers will continue to move freight
  • Can be on call one week per month. This week requires evening & weekend work.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Can work within the Microsoft Office suite of programs – especially Outlook. Has worked within an established TMS program. Previous experience posting loads to the DAT and/or Truckstop.com.
  • Enjoys negotiating and is aware of pricing trends within the transportation industry.
  • This position requires a great deal of detail and precision.
  • Can work in an environment where the expectation is 100% on-time delivery.
  • Candidate should have previous freight broker experience an be able to bring a group of carrier with you on day 1.
  • Ability to quickly identify problems and form solutions as they occur.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people - Very Important.
  • Ideal candidate is seeking greater opportunity in the future and wants to play a role in management.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Microsoft Office: 2 years (Required)
  • relevant: 2 years (Required)
  • Dispatching: 2 years (Required)
  • Transportation Management Systems: 2 years (Required)

Application Question:

  • How long have you been brokering freight?

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 15:30:43 GMT

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