Red Classic - Regional Transport Planner Lead in Charlotte, NC at Red Classic

Date Posted: 8/15/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Functional Area:  RC Operations 

Posting Locations:  Charlotte 



Job Overview

The Regional Transport Planner Lead is responsible for training new and current planners and also covering for the other planners if out of work. This individual is responsible for planning a fleet of trucks, trailers, and drivers to ensure optimum productivity, service levels, and revenue. They must accomplish this while understanding and meeting the needs of our customers and drivers while staying in constant communication with multiple departments.



Duties & Responsibilities

  • Covers for other planners and their regions if necessary 
  • Covers for Area Service Manager as necessary 
  • Plans drivers via TMW accurately and timely while complying with federal motor carrier safety regulations (HOS), ensures drivers are planned and have accurate and timely information
  • Establishes a good working relationship with each hub manager and driver managers
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with assigned customer service, field, and managed freight personnel on all levels while developing positive and solid relationships to enhance growth
  • Communicates pick-up and delivery exceptions with hub manager, driver manager CSR, and other hubs that are affected
  • Trains new and current planners


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Use of Microsoft excel and outlook
  • Transportation (trucking) experience
  • Ability to work under stress while remaining professional at all times
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented either verbally or in writing
  • Ability to recognize, evaluate, and resolved problems
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Above-average writing skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and follow-through
  • Detailed oriented
  • Be proactive instead of reactive
  • Capable of working independently, without constant supervision
  • Cross collaborative
  • Knowledge of a Transportation Management Systems (TMW Preferred)


Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years of education beyond high school in college or technical school
  • Knowledge acquired through up to 12 months of work experience


Work Environment

Office environment 

Red Classic Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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