MOTOR CARRIER FREIGHT PLANNER

Perdue Farms, Inc. - Salisbury, MD (30+ days ago)3.6


Description/Job Summary

To provide motor carrier freight planning that will ensure timely delivery of products and superior logistical support to the customers and business units within assigned geographic area.

Responsibilities/Duties

Develop motor carrier freight plans and assign carriers and drivers to customer loads that will ensure timely delivery and adequate logistical support for the customer.
Develop and provide rate solutions within traffic lanes that will optimize truck capacity, create continuous movement, and leverage rates on backhauls.
Ensure proper carrier selection and established rates are applied to minimize transportation costs.
Provide logistical support to include scheduling loads; solicitation of loads and empties.
Generating export documents, bills of lading, and other motor carrier documentation as required.
Confirm scheduled motor carrier pickups and deliveries, obtain weight information, and other logistical information required to facilitate communications with operations, accounting, and customers.
Research and correct motor carrier transportation problems that will ensure superior customer service; minimize transportation cost; and reduce rejected loads, scheduling conflicts, and loss/damage/demurrage claims.
Maximize the use of the AgriBusiness Motor Carrier Transportation Management System.
Perform other task as assigned by supervisor.
Preferred Experience

3 to 5 years of experience
Knowledge of the motor carrier industry
Knowledge of motor carrier industry rules and regulations
Knowledge of commodity movement rules and regulations
Knowledge of motor carrier requirements for container transportation
Understanding of standard software applications and transportation software
Strong communications, math, analytical, negotiating, and interpersonal
Preferred Education

BS degree (Business, Logistics, Transportation or Agriculture) preferred
High School Diploma or GED
Details

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.