Load Planner Resume Samples

A Load Planner will work to streamline all aspects of the freight transporting process. The job duties listed on the Load Planner Resume include ā€“ focussing on reducing shipping time, expediting routes, maximising the loads for cargo transportation, assigning shifts, directing vehicle repairs; finding solutions to enhance efficiency; establishing personnel shifts; examining carrier costs and services, developing and launching shipping methods; and monitoring sales orders.

Those interested in this line of operation should depict the resume the following qualities ā€“ ability to carry out shipping orders, knowledge of logistics and shipment, attention to details; strong communication skills, networking and multitasking skills. Most of the employers donā€™t expect anything beyond a high school diploma or GED. Work experience may be required. However, some employers prefer a degree in logistics or related fields.

Load Planner Resume example

Load Planner Resume

Summary : Over thirteen years of experience in Customer Service and Logistics include eleven years with a global corporation working with customers and vendors throughout the United States and Canada; plus one and a half years with a small family owned transportation company.

Skills : Management Experience, Time Enterprises & Champs Sporting Goods.

Description :

    1. Responsible for assigning shipments to our drivers in the northwest while prioritizing loads based on customer requirements and commitments.
    2. Manage dispatch requests regarding driver home and routing needs, with minimizing cost as a primary goal.
    3. Assist our customer service team in maintaining high standards of on-time service.
    4. Selected to train new employees in the Load Planning group.
    5. Achieved the highest on-time percentage for Werner Enterprises' largest van customer while having the highest volume of freight for this customer.
    6. Overall on-time percentage for six regions is currently averaging 96% while my area consistently maintains 98% on time.
    7. Supervised After Hours Load Planners and Customer Service Managers while providing oversight of the day to day customer and driver needs with on-time service being a primary focus.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Logistics


Load Planner III Resume

Summary : Supervised over 200 Teamster drivers and clerical support staff, while ensuring effectual contact between multiple railroads and ports nationwide. Directed 150 drivers and support personnel and managed freight flow for consolidation centers.

Skills : Load Planning, Logistics, As400, Operations, Recruiting, Data Entry, DOT Regulations.

Description :

    1. Planning loads for delivery while ensuring that maximum efficiencies/lowest possible cost to the organization.
    2. Experienced as a Primary Coordinator responsible for all freight routing activities encompassing timing, weight and related shipping requirements.
    3. Performed necessary calculations to ensure the accurate weight, freight routing, rate determinations, freight locations, and pickup/delivery activities.
    4. Liaison between shippers, consignees, customer service departments and drivers to ensure on-time expedited deliveries.
    5. Coordinated logistical shipping plans with warehouse personnel and developed/implemented process changes to improve logistics productivity.
    6. Developed and implemented effective recruiting strategies in order to attract, screen, recruit, and select high-quality candidates for CDL-A Driving Force.
    7. Duties to include sourcing, cold calling, and networking to develop a qualified pool of candidates.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Logistics


Load Planner II Resume

Summary : Results-oriented professional with diversified logistical experience seeking a position where can make significant contributions towards a company's efficiency, growth, vision and movement in an ever-changing economy.

Skills : Training, Data Entry, Human Resources, Administrative Support, Transportation, Excel, Power point, Word, Lotus Notes.

Description :

    1. Responsible for coordinating pickup and delivery of freight as requested by customers.
    2. Secured the most cost effective way to move the freight according to customer requirements and secures the carriers for each shipment.
    3. Coordinated shipments from inception to finish paying special attention to every piece of logistical detail for such customers as Dow Chemical Received calls and orders by telephone, e-mail, web entry EDI, and standard routes.
    4. Sent received load tenders in Oracle Transportation.
    5. Planned freight and coordinated with drivers on loads.
    6. Negotiated rates with non-contracted carriers and chose the lowest cost mode for routing.
    7. Performed accurate tracking and tracing on all loads.
    8. Ongoing communication with customers, drivers, warehouses, and other agents to ensure every shipment went smoothly and with flawless execution.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Load Planner I Resume

Summary : Fully rounded, skilled manager with excellent experience in carrier strategy, carrier rate negotiations, carrier capacity, tendering of loads, practical understanding of driver responsibilities, customer relations, resulting in strong management of all kinds of events and resolution of issues as they arise.

Skills : Logistics manager, Load planner, Customer service.

Description :

    1. Select cargo to be moved on aircraft according to destination, priority, and system entry time.
    2. Compute weight and balance, and determine the location on aircraft to load freight.
    3. Coordinate with outside units and Air Force Loadmasters to ensure cargo is properly loaded.
    4. Oversee guidance and advice for assisting in developing estimates for aircraft to be used.
    5. Verify eligibility of cargo and ensure all documentation, packing, labeling, and markings are met.
    6. Facilitated Joint inspection of over 75 tons of cargo for Gulfport Guard Unit annual training.
    7. Led inspection of hurricane evacuation equipment and paperwork to ensure quick evacuation.
    8. Integrated with the outside squadron for inspection moving 120 tons of cargo without mishaps.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Load Planner III Resume

Headline : To acquire a position with the potential for advancement where can utilize knowledge and experience.

Skills : Marketing Strategy, Appointment Scheduling, timekeeping, Office Administration.

Description :

    1. Determine most efficient and economical route and mode of OTR transportation.
    2. Build and tender LTL and TL shipments to preferred carriers using logistics management system.
    3. Utilize optimization software and determine the most cost effective routes and freight movement, which fully meet the customer service requirements while maximizing profit.
    4. Negotiate with contract carriers on spot quotes and support contract negotiations.
    5. Assist with new and existing carrier development.
    6. Initiate action plans for non-compliant carriers and monitors freight lanes that are not within cost and/ or service parameters.
    7. Publish daily and weekly department metrics, which includes reviewing previous day's loads for success and failures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Load Planner Associate Resume

Headline : A position in Supply Chain or Operations Management that allows to demonstrate skills as a leader, a mentor and a problem solver with an emphasis on continuous improvement and safety.

Skills : Sap, Microsoft Office, Sharepoint.

Description :

    1. Planned bulk shipments for the west coast and Canadian plants and distribution centers.
    2. Participated in a joint effort with other team members to improve the BSP (Bulk Scheduling Program).
    3. Analyzed the advantages of adding 6 compartment trailers to carrier fleet, which led to the addition of such equipment and increased freight utilization.
    4. Encouraged change of KPI's to minimize mileage on carrier fleets.
    5. Managed transfer freight, billing and other various tasks.
    6. Created reorder point and safety stock logic to assist development of a predictive ordering system.
    7. Successfully kept both freight utilization over 95% and delivered customer orders in 7 days or less across 5 different fleets.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Supply Chain Management

Load Planner Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain a position allowing for the use of organization, customer service, communication, and project management skills obtained throughout work history.

Skills : Customer Service, Retail, 35wpm, Microsoft word, Private Proprietary Software, Handled multiple phone lines, Scheduled Appointments.

Description :

    1. Audit loads to ensure accuracy and carrier performance.
    2. Responsible for TL, LTL and Air freight shipments requiring pickup and delivery within the U.S.
    3. Generate, maintain and manage various reports to ensure timely pick up, delivery and profitability by staying in continuous contact with carrier and customer personnel.
    4. Negotiate with carriers for greater cost efficiency.
    5. Research, enter and verify accessorial(s) charges by various methods of communication.
    6. Scheduled pickup and delivery appointments for timely and accurate services.
    7. Administer and maintain current invoice records (accounts payable and receivables).
    8. Regional planner for the Navistar account.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma In Word

Load Planner/Supervisor Resume

Summary : Once Comfortable with the job, can work well under pressure. Afraid to ask questions, or let someone know when don't understand something. People person, honest, flexible, eager, and willing to learn new things.

Skills : Logistics, Dispatch, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Maintain the Service Technicians daily schedules and dispatch the technicians as service calls are completed.
    2. Maintain the on call schedule for service technicians.
    3. Maintain customer database with current information.
    4. Clear and concise communications with department managers, employees and company customers, including keeping customers appraised as to company schedule and requested lead-times.
    5. Provide accounting with maintenance contract billing information.
    6. Prepare service invoices and timecards for processing.
    7. Key Results: Update department viewgraphs and spreadsheets.
    8. Schedule call-outs for power outages and restores.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Load Planner/Executive Resume

Summary : Multi-talented Army Veteran with Managerial, Warehouse, Transportation Logistics, Records maintenance and Customer Service experience.

Skills : Microsoft, Outlook, Management.

Description :

    1. Worked closely with Customer Service and provided support to ensure appointment dates and times were achieved.
    2. Acted as primary liaison between Transportation Operation, carriers and customers.
    3. Coordinated freight movement in Chicago, NW Indiana & surrounding areas.
    4. Assured efficient utilization of drivers and equipment.
    5. Responsible for timely load building and the releases of customer and replenishment business in TMS.
    6. Assisted in the development and maintenance of logistical control data.
    7. Increased on road and station productivity by 30%.
    8. Successfully maintained 99% service integrity.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Load Planner/Specialist Resume

Summary : Motivated Customer Service Supervisor successful at managing employees, customers and transportation logistics. Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Excel, Management.

Description :

    1. Reviewed new customer orders and requests and manually entered data into a centralized database.
    2. Manually created shipments and assigned carriers.
    3. Forwarded client-related quality and service issues to the appropriate manager for resolution.
    4. Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
    5. Coordinated rush orders and order changes.
    6. Resolved problems for customers, warehouses and carriers.
    7. Acted as a liaison between logistics, carriers and customers.
    8. Coordinated returns between our clients and their vendors.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Administration

Load Planner/Worker Resume

Summary : Able to utilize leadership, market analysis, and strategic planning to deliver upon company based objectives. Possesses the knowledge and experience to manage operations in the most cost effective and efficient manner while exceeding sales and service goals.

Skills : Cash Handling, Cash Register, Computer Software, Customer Service, Food Preparation, Restaurant Sanitation.

Description :

    1. Logistic planning and schedule of all freight movement in the South Eastern Region in the most cost-effective and efficient manner.
    2. Supervising driver managers with regards to on-time delivery.
    3. Driver Manager Directly managed a fleet of 60 OTR drivers.
    4. Responsible for ensuring on-time pickups, deliveries, and tracking of drivers and freight.
    5. Enforcing driver's compliance at all times with FOT and company regulations.
    6. Ensuring fleet and drivers maintain the highest production efficiency.
    7. Promoted to load Planner after 6 months.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Logistics

Load Planner Resume

Summary : Highly skilled transportation professional with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and over seven years' experience working for a well-respected dry van carrier. Strong background in load planning, dispatch, and account management.

Skills : Transportation, Dispatch, Management.

Description :

    1. Oversee freight movement out of our core customer base which consists NE, IA, KS, MO.
    2. Manage several accounts and communicate directly with customers/shippers/consignees.
    3. Completed several sales trips with our Operations Manager.
    4. Plan loads for trucks landing in our core customer base as well as SD, ND, MN.
    5. Dispatch 2 local shag drivers and 4 regional drivers.
    6. Negotiate rates for lanes outside of our established customer rates and book loads with brokers/ 3 PLs.
    7. Understand and use Omnitracs, TMW Suites, NetGraf, and PC Miler.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration