Brokerage Load Planner
United Vision Logistics Holding Corp. - Lafayette, LA

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The Load Planner is responsible for all the overall management of all transactions within their assigned area. This includes flawless execution of service to our customers through cost effective scheduling and coordination of pickup and delivery of loads with Carrier Partners that adhere to our Vision and Core Values.

Roles & Responsibilities:
Primary Duties include but not limited to:
• LP will monitor an assigned area for incoming orders and call Carrier Partners to find equipment for each order.
• When an approved Carrier Partner is not available, LP must search for equipment using the tools provided by Mgmt and the LP’s own knowledge of the industry.
• LP must ensure that all carriers assigned a UV order qualify as a UV carrier regarding insurance and safety standards.
• LP will negotiate rates with Carrier Partners to obtain the percentage of profit assigned to each area. LP has freedom to broker orders above or below the assigned percentage as long as the total percentage profit is met or exceeded each day.
• LP must ensure that Carrier Partner receives a Load Confirmation with correct rate and transportation information and returns a signed copy to LP.
• LP is responsible for the order from pickup to delivery, monitoring the Carrier Partners progress throughout the transportation of the order.
• LP is responsible to brief Carrier Partner’s driver with all pickup and delivery information on Load Confirmation and obtain all contact information for that driver.
• LP is responsible for updating LMS with arrival and departure times of the driver and completion of the load.
• LP is responsible for receiving all paperwork needed to bill the order and submitting it in to the Broker Billing Dept.
• Extensive Troubleshooting. LP will make CSR and or Mgmt aware of any problem with the order immediately. LP is responsible for making recommendations to resolve any and all problems . LP will work with Carrier Partner and Customer to ensure that a suitable fix is found.
• LP will continuously work to build relations with Carrier Partners to achieve maximum percentage profit, safe service, and prompt pickup and delivery. LP should look for opportunities for continuous movement in order to help Carrier Partners out of less desirable areas and help build loyalty.
• LP should continuously look for ways to improve service levels and report them to Mgmt
Qualifications/Experience
• Multi-mode operational experience a plus
• Knowledge types of trucks and ancillary equipment used for transportation
• Must possess excellent oral communication, interpersonal, multi-tasking skills in a time-sensitive work environment
• Must have familiarity and proficiency in the use of personal computers
• Must have quick and accurate keyboarding skills
Specific Requirements/Competencies:
This person must demonstrate superior decision-making skills in an extremely time-sensitive work environment on behalf of the Company. This person must also demonstrate confidence in making operational judgment calls on matters affecting critical customer service issues. This person must also possess strong organizational skills for prioritizing workload. No extraordinary physical requirements; work is primarily performed in an indoor, non-hazardous environment.
Location:
Lafayette, Louisiana
Specific Requirements/Competencies:
This person must demonstrate superior decision-making skills in an extremely time-sensitive work environment on behalf of the Company. This person must also demonstrate confidence in making operational judgment calls on matters affecting critical customer service issues. This person must also possess strong organizational skills for prioritizing workload. No extraordinary physical requirements; work is primarily performed in an indoor, non-hazardous environment.
Location:
Lafayette, Louisiana

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