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20Nov

Load Planning Representative

Rockfarm Supply Chain Solutions, Dubuque, IA

In the Load Planning Representative position, you will be responsible for the overall customer experience as it pertains to cost effective and on time transportation. The purpose of this position will be to ensure that the shipments are routed following the Client’s routing Rules of Engagement (ROE) and meeting the Clients shipment schedule requirements. Measurement of shipment performance, on time delivery and cost savings are critical Key Performance Indicators (KPI) that will assist in defining success in the position.  As a Load Planning Representative you will be responsible for driving client and Rockfarm value.

 Your position will be critical in executing the optimization of our client’s supply chain through the use of our technology which supports our integrated TMS. Management of the carrier base to on time pickup and delivery measurements generated through the planning, tendering and execution of our Client’s shipments will be critical to ensure our Client’s delivery requirements are met. This role is critical to the evolving partnership between Rockfarm and our Client.

Load Planning Representative Responsibilities:

Execute efficient and effective pick up of scheduled shipments for the Rockfarm Client and Client Vendors

Optimize shipment routings by identifying all potential modes and their service times and costs

Execute efficient routing of Client Shipments both inbound and outbound per the ROE’s established by each Client

Responsible for follow up with Booked carriers to ensure ETA’s are accurate and service expectations will be met for the Rockfarm Client

Monitor and report carrier provider performance metrics and issues to the Provider Development and Client Relations teams

Identify routing enhancements that may include sourcing of new carrier providers

Leverage in house fulfillment channel to drive cost savings for Rockfarm Clients while also driving Margin for Rockfarm

Communicate procurement needs to the Provider Development team

Analyze and report cost metrics and cost savings to the Client Relations Team

Fluid communication daily with Client Relations to allow them to proactively communicate with the Rockfarm Client

KPI’s:

  • On Time Performance for Pick Ups
  • Expedite OTD
  • Tendered Orders
  • Ensure we’re procuring below market average
  • Ensure seamless communication
  • Quote process that maintains integrity (3 Quotes on all loads)
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Job Details

ID 760550
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay $40,000.00-$45,000.00
Categories
Shipping/Warehousing
EMSI Skills Communications
Customer Experience
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
Management
On-Time Performance
Performance Metric
Procurement
Sourcing
Supply Chain
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education Bachelors

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