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Logistical Operations Scheduler/Planner in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Tampa, FL
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Operations Scheduler/Planner

Our client is looking for an experienced Operations professional with a strong background in Logistics!

This position coordinates all functions of load planning and freight movement while optimizing the reloadable bulk transportation assets in assigned region by communication with terminals, local dispatchers, drivers, and third-party logistics providers. This position requires a self-motivated and detail oriented individual.

The candidate will have to be able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers both written and verbal. They will also provide visibility to management and the customer in regards to tracking, process oversight, issues, successes, and data.

Skill/Knowledge Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; 2-year business degree preferred;
  • 2-3 years chemical bulk transportation industry experience; in a dispatcher or transportation operations position.
  • Knowledge of DOT requirements;
  • Experience with safety procedures;
  • Working knowledge of computer and software such as Word & Excel; TMW experience strongly preferred
  • Current transportation market knowledge (understanding operating practices, structure, and management organization, including knowledge of lanes and rates) - Willing to train
  • Knowledge of customer's business, products
  • Knowledge of Quality Carrier's and Customer's equipment
  • Geographical Expertise, understanding of mileage as it relates to the passage of time, including DOT and speed governance
  • Good communication skills and ability to deal with people;
  • Strong analytical skills preferred