Linehaul Planner

  • Location
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Salary
    $ 25 - $ 27 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Temporary/Contract-to-hire
  • Category
    Transportation - Transportation

Adecco is currently hiring for a temporary to permanent, full-time Linehaul Planner to work for our reputable client in Calgary, AB. The primary responsibility of this role is to plan, organize, and monitor runs and deliveries in order to ensure the most timely and efficient movement of trucks and to minimize empty miles and wait times. If you have what it takes, then apply now!

  • Pay Rate: $25-$27/hour
  • Location: NE Calgary, AB
  • Job type: Full-time | Temporary to Permanent
  • Shifts: Variable | Monday-Sunday| 5 days / Week
  • Transit Accessible 
  • Overtime occasionally required
  • Here’s why you should apply:  
  • Hires fast, pays weekly 
  • 4% vacation pay paid out on each weekly pay cheque 
  • Medical and dental benefits once qualified 
  • Free training programs 
  • New and quicker onboarding process 
  • Pathway to permanent hire
  • $50 voucher for boots in partnership with Mark’s Work Warehouse 
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identify required loads two to seven days out and organize for the greatest efficiency
  • Assign and line up loads and deliveries based on efficiency and information from Brokers
  • Monitor scheduled runs to ensure they are on schedule and advise Brokers, Customer Service, and/or Planner in the next region of any changes
  • Oversee daily activities of Drivers and address issues (e.g. load refusals, late deliveries, poor customer service) with Brokers; escalate issues to Broker Services as required
  • Task the planners with the safe on timely movement of freight between our customers and our terminal with scheduled and nonscheduled linehaul units
  • Monitor the loads and trucks in specific geography prioritizing and planning power to move loads to their destination
  • Communicate with drivers and brokers to execute the plan
  • Answer calls, emails and other forms of communication with drivers, terminal staff, CSR and other departments.
  • Monitor road and weather conditions and initiate required actions in accordance with D&R policy
  • Complete various reports and documents as required
  • Be an active team member and foster a positive environment of continuous improvement
  • Perform other related duties as may be required
  •  Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary education in logistics or business administration is needed
  • An acceptable combination of education and training may be considered 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a time-sensitive, planning and organizing role is needed, preferably in the transportation industry
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook are a must
  • Experience with AS400 is an asset 
  • Capable of working in a busy office environment with extensive computer work and handling documentation
  • Able to visit other locations, including offices, terminals, maintenance shops, etc.   
  • Capable of sitting and working on a computer/ phone for an extended period of time
  • PPE must be worn at all times
  • Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada 
  • Don’t miss out on this Linehaul Planner job in Calgary, AB. Apply now and you will hear back from an Adecco Recruiter soon.


     



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    Reference number CA_EN_1_020570_2036655

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