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Bilingual Planner (Dispatcher)
Posted date [Feb-11-13]  (ID: 22964)
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Challenge, Reward and Opportunity.

A Company that gives you respect, recognizes your achievements and supports your efforts to succeed.

A Company that helps you grow and challenges you at work.

A Company…like XTL Transport Inc.


XTL’s vision is to become Canada’s most respected transportation company. We are creating a great working environment and offering considerable opportunity for career growth in one of our country’s oldest and most important industries.

An immediate opportunity exists for a Bilingual Planner (Dispatcher) for our Transportation division located in Etobicoke.

Summary: As the Bilingual Planner, you will be responsible for planning loads, line-haul and city driver and trailer availability in order to meet customers needs and company's objectives.

Hours of Operation: 8:00AM- 5:00PM (Monday- Friday)

Main Responsibilities:


  • Working in conjunction with the Operations team to select the best loads possible in order to service the customers needs in the US

  • Coordination of delivery times, destinations and equipment of southbound loads

  • Anticipate US customers needs and communicate those needs in due time to the Operations team

  • Offer a certain percentage of combination southbound/northbound loads

  • Ensure physical yard check, load security, and heated load monitoring


US Backhaul


  • Participate in minimizing empty miles

  • Monitor the productivity of tractors

  • Monitor the "Wasted Time" between loads

  • Ensure physical yard check, load security, and heated load monitoring



Respect of policies, programs, procedures and practices

  • Apply dispatch rules in accordance to the collective agreement and company programs, procedures and policies.

  • Report any disciplinary issues to the appropriate departments

  • Monitor performance and report service failures to appropriate individuals

  • Responsible for on time performance at pick up and delivery location (emphasis on live loading and unloading location)



  • Communicate any roadblocks or discrepancies to Operations, Customer Service and Sales regarding customers, drivers and equipment in the US

  • Address all related satellite messages



  • Support and replace other planners as needed.

  • Other related duties may be added


Main Requirement and Competencies:


  • Must have 2-5 years of experience, either in transport or a related industry

  • Strong knowledge of AS/400, excel and Lotus Notes

  • Candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy

  • Ability to evaluate data and options for action and to reach sound conclusions

  • Must be team player with strong commitment to quality and customer service

  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities, meet deadlines, work under pressure and take on additional tasks

  • Role-specific competencies: Problem-Solving/ Judgment able to think outside the box; Achievement orientation; listening, understanding and responding; information seeking.

  • Able to work in a team atmosphere with minimum supervision

Interested applicants, please forward your resume by email to

All applicants will be treated with the highest degree of confidentiality. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We would like to thank all candidates for their interest, however only qualified applicants will be contacted. 

Job Title Bilingual Planner (Dispatcher)
Company Name XTL Transport
Category Category -> Transportation / Logistics
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Location Toronto
Area Area -> Toronto