Hub City Terminals Load Planner (After Hours) in Oak Brook, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for planning and assigning loads to HGT trucks and making rail route selections within an assigned geographic territory. Responsible for market planning and optimization, including effective use of trucks and other equipment, meeting customer service requirements, minimizing cost and maximizing efficiencies. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

+ Responsible for planning and assigning loads in compliance with federal safety regulations, such as Hours of Service, and considering geographic and equipment constraints, as well as driver preferences

+ Plans and dispatches all inbound and outbound loads for an assigned geographic territory to maximize market savings and driver efficiency while meeting customer service requirements

+ Replans loads when necessary due to delays, equipment failure or driver issues Works with account management and network optimization teams to maximize equipment utilization and driver productivity

+ Proactively works with terminal operations, intermodal operations and account management to confirm capacity coverage in advance of anticipated customer requirements

+ Plans and implements initiatives to improve routing and equipment utilization consistent with customer expectations and Network needs Accountable for meeting established metrics, including loaded miles, driver utilization, service, safety and cost per load

+ Works until outstanding load planning issues are resolved and/or pending concerns are effectively communicated to afterhours team

+ Undertakes other special projects and responsibilities as assigned

+ 2-3 years experience in transportation (truckload or intermodal) operations preferred

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office

+ Experience with other applications, including transportation management systems or operations systems in a large corporate environment preferred

+ Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively interface with all levels of internal and external personnel

+ Strong organizational, analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

+ Must be a self-starter; highly motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment

+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university preferred Available for weekend coverage on a rotating basis Available for occasional travel

Hours: 8pm - 6am (Two shifts available)OTHER BENEFITS: Hub Group provides the opportunity to participate in a variety of outstanding benefits. In addition to a business casual office atmosphere, the company offers the following benefit programs:

+ 401(k) plan with company match

+ 3 Medical Plans

+ Dental and Vision plans

+ Company paid basic life/AD&D insurance

+ Supplemental life/AD&D insurance

+ Company paid short term disability

+ Voluntary short term disability

+ Company paid long term disability

+ Voluntary term life, critical illness and accident insurance policies

+ Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

+ Health savings account (HSA)

+ Scholarship award

+ Paid Time Off (PTO)

+ Holiday Pay

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, non-job related handicap or disability or veteran status. Hub Group is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the emplo ment process, please send an e-mail to or call (630) 795-2164 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISIONThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. HCT

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