Penske Logistics is looking for a Bilingual(English/Spanish) Load Planner at our location to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is self-motivated, has strong analytical and computer skills, strong attention to detail and is enthusiastic to work in a customer-centric environment. This position coordinates all processes and functions of load planning and freight movement.
Process customer orders, plan & optimize shipments into loads, tender freight to third-party carriers
Update Transportation Management System with current shipment information.
Provide detailed instruction to various customers & associates from other shifts by phone and e-mail
Provide visibility to management and the customer by tracking, process over-sight, auditing, researching and troubleshooting operational issues or functions.
Complete daily logs and trackers
Handle rate negotiations with carriers on a spot rate basis
Identify cost savings opportunities for the customer
Coordinates with carriers to ensure on-time delivery by tracking trucks for pick-up, estimating times of arrival and delivery, and recovering loads when necessary
Provides load exception investigation and reporting
Weighs alternative financial decisions before taking action
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
Bachelor's Degree in Business or Supply Chain Management preferred
Two (2) plus years of experience in Transportation/Supply Chain preferred
Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize in-time sensitive situations in a fast paced environment
Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
Strong customer focus
Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with customers as well as Penske personnel
Ability to adapt in a dynamic environment
Strong organizational skills
Team player with flexibility in working different shifts
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to learn and regularly operate various computer systems across different platforms
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, criminal history, and drug screening)
Work Locations: 15301 Mercantile Drive Dearborn, MI
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