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Load Planner

RT&T Enterprises Inc., East Dubuque, IL

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The primary responsibility for this position will be daily execution of planning functions. This candidate will play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared towards operational excellence.


  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence and developing new business
  • Daily execution of planning functions
    • Dispatch - movement and monitoring of loads
    • Look ahead to determine capacity and freight needs based on driver availability, time off, and driver location while working to ensure customer commitments are met
  • Daily Communication and interaction with Driver Fleet
  • Building and execution of load entry in the TMS system
  • Backing up other Load Planners as needed
  • Back up and support of Driver Managers as needed
  • Payroll and Settlement management executed in TMS
    • Extra Driver Pay – negotiate, enter, and execute
    • Lumpers
    • Detention
  • Ensure that Sales and Customer Service requests are resolved and communicated in a timely manner to internal parties
  • Proved inpute to Sales on freight opportunities and bids for rating volume commitments
  • Maximize Rate Per Mile while Minimizing Empty Miles
  • Manage Driver hours of service 
  • Manage Driver time of requests
  • Must be comfortable talking to and negotiating with Brokers and booking Backhauls
  • Play a significant role in long-term retention efforts, including and initiative geared toward driver revenue and profitability.



  • Commitment to the transportation industry
  • Experience in Fleet Operations – Dispatch and Planning
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, and outlook
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Current knowledge of FMSCA rules and regulations
  • Ability to look at situations from several points of view
  • Persuasive with details and facts
  • High comfort level working in a diverse environment

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 549898
East Dubuque, IL
Positions 1
Full Time
Pay --
First Shift
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education High School/GED

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