Load Planner
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Planner
Location 08610 , Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Load Planner -
Join a fast-paced and energetic workplace where you can build a rewarding career!
With more than 40 years of transportation experience, PGT Holdings. is a leader in flatbed shipping solutions with the best drivers, mechanics and office talent in the industry.
If you are interested in becoming part of our team, there are a few things you should know:

You will have PURPOSE. Transportation and Transportation and Logistics are critical to the economy, to commerce and to society; and every person working in the supply chain plays a vital role.
You will GROW. Your job will expose you to areas outside of your comfort zone, like economics, mathematics, technology, international law and customer relations. PGT offers in-house training programs and supports education to evolve your role.
You will be CHALLENGED. No two days are the same in the transportation industry, and the dynamic nature of the work makes for a challenging and fulfilling career.

Job Description -

Analyzes available loads to prioritize coverage and to determine which loads will contribute to a driver's total revenue earned.
Secures, organizes and assigns loads to drivers in manner designed to maximize efficiency and quality of performance. Gives appropriate routing directions and scheduling instructions for pick-ups and deliveries, as needed. Advises terminals and customer service of scheduling problems (pick-up and delivery).
Coordinates scheduling of available equipments, available freight, and availalbe drivers to ensure the best possible service for Company clients.
Preplans drivers onto their loads for the following day(s) to ensure proper routing.
Attempts to maintain drivers in profitable and efficient lanes.
Solicits, processes, and coordinates scheduling of shipments from existing and new customers.
Handles telephone calls from customers concerning problems with or complaints about service.

What you need to succeed -

High School Diploma or GED required. Associates or Bachelors strongly preferred.
0-5 year of experience in Transportation.
1-5 years of management experience.
Customer Service, Detailed Oriented, and Sense of Urgency Mentality
Must have attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

The PGT Advantage

Competitive salary (Based off experience)
Bilingual Preferred
Medical, dental and vision coverage
Life insurance
Paid time off and holidays
Company matched 401k