Posted time May 3, 2023 Location East Dundee, Houston, Los Angeles Job type Full-time

The Carrier Capacity Representative at PLS is responsible for locating, qualifying, and managing a book of carrier partners to haul within the PLS network as defined by their region.

This is a Monday – Friday, 07:45AM – 5:15 PM role. (WEEKEND AND AFTER-HOURS, BASED ON BUSINESS NEEDS)

More on what you will do:

  • Use a regional approach to build and maintain a book of carrier partners; develop and maintain past carrier relationships while continuing to build a solid pipeline of potential new carrier partners.
  • Leverage carrier relationships to source capacity for on-time pickup and delivery of freight
  • Dispatch shipments to motor carriers by following customer service requirements and carrier utilization plans to achieve performance and profit objectives.
  • Track and trace all loads in order to maintain on-time pickups and deliveries; provide assistance with service issues and provide resolution to carrier problems.
  • Monitor carrier performance and report carrier failures.
  • Maintain productive working relationships with motor carriers and PLS employees.
  • Analyze PLS and carrier network to secure published rates and guaranteed capacity commitments.

As the Dispatcher/Carrier Capacity Representative, you will be expected to have prior experience with:

  • Microsoft Office + Teams
  • General business skills – interpersonal, leadership, supervisory, communication, and organizational skills

Exceptional candidates will have:

  • Previous experience in a dispatcher role or transportation industry

What’s in it for you?

PLS is annually recognized as a leading third-party logistics provider and a top employer. PLS strives to provide all employees with the resources and opportunities they need to thrive and do their best work, including:

  • Unlimited PTO (as approved by manager)
  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401k plan with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Why do you belong at PLS?

We are building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. Across all PLS offices, employees enjoy:

  • Casual dress attire
  • Themed dress days – such as sport jersey day and ugly sweater day
  • Team activities in the office and outside the office
  • Music playing throughout the sales floors
  • Community outreach and volunteer initiatives

PLS Logistics Services is An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.