CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. is Delivering Promises and Driving Success to Ensure Everyone Has What's Needed to Live and Thrive. Today, more than ever, we are looking for talented individuals who will help us bring this vision to life.

Load Planner

Job Summary: The Load Planner is responsible for coordinating with sales, customer service, and operations to maximize utilization and profitability in a region by utilizing available equipment with available freight.

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

Schedule: Thursday – Saturday, e/o Wednesday 7:00am – 7:00pm

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Plan freight and equipment in assigned regions for maximum utilization and profitability
  • Assign loads in a manner that allows for on-time pick-up and delivery
  • Meet driver/equipment routing needs
  • Manage deadhead
  • Utilize team equipment to provide maximum productivity
  • Manage trailer pools
  • Control relays

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 1-2 years of previous experience in the transportation industry required
  • High school diploma or GED is required, and a degree in a related field preferred
  • Previous Load Planning experience is preferred 
  • Attention to detail is necessary
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

Tagged as: Operations

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