Red Classic - Transportation Planner in Charlotte, NC at Red Classic

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Department:  Operations - Area Service East 

Functional Area:  RC Operations 

Posting Locations:  Charlotte 

Job Overview

The Transportation Planners are responsible for planning a fleet of trucks, trailers, drivers to ensure optimum productivity, service levels, and revenue. They must do this while understanding and meeting the needs of our customers and drivers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides a high level of customer service to the assigned area and establish a good working relationship with each hub manager, driver managers, and drivers
  • 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
  • Ensures optimal driver, unit utilization, and performance in generating revenue, while coordinating outbound and inbound freight in the operating area
  • Plans drivers, equipment via TMW, accurately and timely while complying with federal motor carrier safety regulations (HOS)
  • Ensures drivers are planned and have accurate and timely information for pickup and delivery, including but not limited to (Dates, times of pick up, delivery accurate; BOL numbers, release numbers, PU numbers,  and Del numbers)
  • Communicates pick-up and delivery exceptions with hub manager, driver manager, CSR, and other hubs that are affected
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • 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 resolve problems
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Above-average writing skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and follow through the map, Google reading skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Be proactive instead of reactive
  • Capable of working independently, without constant supervision
  • Cross collaborative
  • Experience with Excel
  • Knowledge of 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

Preferred Qualifications


Work Environment

Office Environment 

Red Classic Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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