Planner

MVT Services

Mesilla Valley Transportation began in 1982 as a small independent fleet in the Southwest. In the late ’80s, MVT went through a controlled growth spurt and began to encompass the 48 connected states and Canada.
Today, Mesilla Valley Transportation is one of the largest locally-owned Truck Load carriers in the U.S. We specialize in time-sensitive service between major manufacturing areas within the U.S., Canada, and Mexico borders.
 
Join the MVT family!!! Mesilla Valley Transportation is hiring a Planner!
 
The Planner is responsible for planning trucks to service contract customer freight and ensure optimal equipment utilization
 

Schedule: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday with rotating Saturdays

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures customer freight is planned for on time pickup and delivery. 
  • Manages trailer pools in designated market.  
  • Maintains direct contact with members of the organization to coordinate and increase the efficiency driver, truck, and trailer assignments. 
  • Balances divisional network at least two to three days in advance.  
  • Maximizes utilization by minimizing dwell under loads- specifically, looks for opportunities to re-appoint loads that would be early, looks for opportunities to convert to drop trailer pools with customers, etc. 
  • Works with lane flow and customer commitments to match inbound/outbound for the areas.  
  • Understands the area customer KPIs such as the trailer pool requirements, service numbers, commitments (Lanes/Volume and transit). 
  • Collaborates with the pricing, sales, and account management teams. 
  • Collaborates with Account Manager to develop customer account. 
  • Understands driver’s divisional yield off of lanes that touch the assignment areas. 
  • Works with customers directly to discuss accounts and may conduct in-person meetings if necessary.  
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or logistics or equivalent. 
  • Three years of experience in the motor carrier operations.  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite.  
  • Moderate knowledge of motor carrier operations and geography preferred.

Job benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees are eligible.

 

“Where family, careers, and success come together!”

  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Salary:$50,000 / year
  • Shift:7:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday - (Alternating Saturday)
  • Department:Operations
  • Benefits:401(k), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance
  • Location:Laredo, TX 78045

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