Administrative / Staff Opportunities

Planner (El Paso, TX)

Mesilla Valley Transportation is one of the largest privately-owned truckload carriers in the U.S. Since 1983, our success lies within our family-oriented team whose primary goal is to service our customers in a safe and profitable manner. Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT) is experiencing rapid growth in our El Paso TX, Laredo TX, Denver CO, and Nashville TN, locations. We have an exciting and innovative culture that will give you the opportunity to build a career!

We encourage you to become part of one of the fastest growing transportation companies in the U.S. We offer dynamic and challenging opportunities to match your professional goals. If you are focused, assertive, goal-oriented individual with a strong customer service orientation, MVT is the right place for you!

Job Title: Planner

Summary:

The Planner is responsible for matching customer orders with drivers, trucks, and trailers in the most efficient manner. Key measures of success include:

  • High utilization of drivers, tractors, trailers and other company resources
  • Keeping company commitments to customers through a high-level of on-time performance
  • Achieving a high level of Manhattan optimizer utilization
  • Maintaining a high level of preplan acceptance
  • Showing continuous improvement in order rate per mile

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure company resources are most profitably utilized and assigned to customer orders in a way that keep company commitments to customers and drivers
  • Accurately enters information into company computer systems
  • Maintains direct contact with members of the organization to coordinate and increase the efficiency driver, truck and trailer assignments
  • Supervise local drivers
  • Spot quote customer business in a way that maximizes company revenue and resource utilization

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or logistics or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of experience in a motor carrier operation
  • Demonstrated ability to plan motor carrier resources to meet company, customers and driver needs
  • Strong communication skills
  • Moderate knowledge of North American supply chain network and operation
  • Competent user of Innovative Computing TMS and MS Office

Benefits:

  • 401K retirement plan
  • Cafeteria Plan
  • Medical/Dental insurance available
  • Optional family medical

To apply for an administrative or staff position please submit an updated resume and cover letter to our HR department.

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