Central Steel & Wire is a leading distributor and processor of metals in North America. Headquartered in Chicago, we operate service centers in cities across the United States. Central Steel offers an unparalleled range of products, leading processing and fabricating capabilities, a broad geographic reach, and an established commitment to superior service.
We are currently seeking a 3rd shift Transportation Load Planner (approx. 11p - 7a) to join our team in Chicago, IL. This position will be responsible for analyzing transportation data to provide lean, cost effective solutions to ensure on-time delivery to our customers at minimal expense. The successful candidate will analyze shipments to create a work plan to meet customer expectation while minimizing asset use mileage while maximizing route stops and load weight.
Please submit resume and shift preference to OperationsJobs@centralsteel.com.
Roles & Responsibilities
Responsible for producing day-to-day transportation plans to meet delivery dates utilizing a routing software (OTM and SAP).
Identify shipping opportunities for improved performance such as: truckload multi-stops, consolidated shipments, etc
Perform methodical data analysis of plan to maximize asset use and service requirements and reduce cost.
Respond to changing needs of customers by immediate response and changes to transportation plan
Communicate results professionally to appropriate personnel including sales and operations
Create/maintain reporting on transportation goals
Identify and resolve carrier performance issues such as: missed loads, stops pick ups, etc
Carrier/driver review for performance and cost savings
Track and trace of shipments as necessary
Lead the continuous process improvement efforts by identifying high impact areas and executing projects for improvement
Other tasks as assigned