XTL Transport Inc. is looking for a Customer Logistics Planner at our Etobicoke-Terminal location to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is self-motivated, has strong analytical and computer skills, strong attention to detail and is enthusiastic to work in a customer-centric environment. This position coordinates all processes and functions of load planning and freight movement for LTL/TL/Intermodal.
The Logistics Planner will be responsible for complete order management from initial booking, throughout transit, and until freight has successfully delivered.
Interacts and communicates with internal and external carriers on front-line issues to ensure the best possible customer service is provided timely.
Provide feedback on Sales and CS on areas of opportunity or concern
Service existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily.
Resolves customer complaints by investigation problems, developing solutions, preparing reports and making recommendations to management.
The Logistics Planner will prospect and cultivate new carrier leads to establish transportation capacity.
Grow and develop our carrier base with partners that meet or exceed our criteria and compliance standards.
Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication.
Monitor, measure and provide feedback on carrier overall performance.
Effectively negotiate with logistics service carries on a transactional basis by following the Carrier Rate Matrix previous order guidelines.
Demonstrate all the above responsibilities in alignment with our corporate strategic objectives, procedures and policies.
Demonstrate all the above responsibilities in alignment with our corporate values and guiding principles.
Ensure data integrity while complying, tracking, managing and completing the orders.
Ensure quality of all services and verifying accuracy of data prior to completing the orders.
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Qualification / Skills:
The Logistics Planner will have strong analytical skills, ability to work independently and effectively prioritize multiple priorities is critical to success
Bilingual – French/English preferred
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Previous experience in transportation or related fields beneficial
A good knowledge of North American geography beneficial
Strong sense of time organization and urgency
Post-Secondary degree preferred, Logistics/Transportation or a related discipline ideal
Strong computer skills (MS office)
Benefit Package paid @100% by XTL after 3 months
A friendly environment with an open-door policy
Please note that Graduate students are also welcome to apply.
XTL is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and equivalently considers applications from qualified women, men visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted