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Inbound Planner


Working for a company dedicated to personal career growth and the opportunity to have an impact in moving the organization forward. Challenger Motor Freight Inc. is a Platinum Club Member in Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies.

It’s not by chance that Challenger is a leading North American freight transportation company.  In 40 years, Challenger has grown from one person with a vision and a truck to an international transportation and supply chain management company.  

We win as a team when we work as a team, and succeed when our employees succeed.  We want people who are resilient, team-oriented, and driven because we are laser-focused on meeting commitments to our People, Customer, and Profit.  If you’re looking to work for a dynamic, fast-paced, progressive organization then come join us.   

The Opportunity

As part of our Operations Team, the Inbound Planner is responsible soliciting and coordinating profitable backhauls from the United States and within Canada while maintaining low empty mile percentages.

We are looking for an individual with a high attention to detail, a positive attitude, who is driven and enjoys working in a fast paced environment.

What you will get from the role:

  • A continuous learning environment that develops your individual career goals
  • A continuous improvement environment where all ideas are explored
  • Engaged coaches and mentors who will provide guidance but also allow autonomy
  • Health, Dental, and Vision plan
  • Standard office hours; Monday to Friday from approximately 8:00am to 5:00pm

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage and effectively plan drivers and loads based on customer requirements in Canada and the US
  • Quote and supply rates to third parties
  • Trace and load plan entry for customers and third parties
  • Calculate rates for loads
  • Accurately piecing together LTL shipments and negotiating with third party carriers to generate revenue
  • Effectively plan drivers according to Hours of Service
  • Work with Driver Coordinator to achieve optimization
  • Work with customers, drivers, sales to deliver exception customer service
  • Perform other related duties assigned by management as required

What you need to be successful in the role:

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of planning experience is required
  • Experience in the transportation industry considered to be an asset
  • Secondary School diploma preferred
  • Flatbed knowledge and rating preferred
  • Possess a good working knowledge of North American geography
  • Strong self-discipline to effectively complete tasks without constant supervision
  • Self-starter with strong analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with Loadlink and MS Excel
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Positive, outgoing and friendly personality

If you are looking to join a premier transportation company, and become an integral part of results oriented team who constantly challenge themselves to Go The Distance for our customers and for each other, the role of Inbound Planner may be right for you.

Please visit our website for application instructions.

No phone calls, please. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Challenger Motor Freight Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and aboriginal peoples. By submitting your resume, you consent Challenger Motor Freight Inc. to share this information within its divisions in order to identify other employment opportunities that you may be suitable for.

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