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CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. Load Planner in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Load Planner

Location IA, Cedar Rapids

Division/Department Expedited Solutions

# of openings 1

CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. is Delivering Promises and Driving Success to Ensure Everyone Has What's Needed to Live and Thrive. Today, more than ever, we are looking for talented individuals who will help us bring this vision to life.

Load Planner

Job Summary: The Load Planner is responsible for coordinating with sales, customer service, and operations to maximize utilization and profitability in a region by utilizing available equipment with available freight.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan 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

    Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of previous experience in the transportation industry required

  • High school diploma or GED required and a degree in a related field preferred

  • Previous load planning experience is a plus

  • Attention to detail is necessary

  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment

The CRST core values:Safety at the Core of All We Do - Integrity in Every Decision and Action - Commitment to the Success of Employees, Customers, Agents, Contractors and Communities.

EEO Statement:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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