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Local P&D Planner/Dispatcher Laredo, TX

Mesilla Valley Transportation began in 1982 as a small independent fleet and throughout the years has become one of the largest locally owned trucking companies in the Southwest.

MVT is now hiring for Local P&D Planner/Dispatcher Laredo, TX

The Local P&D Planner/Dispatcher is responsible to keep the local drivers busy by planning them on everyday dispatches.  While also keeping trailer pools in the area maintained and attaining high on time pick-ups and deliveries.

We are looking for individuals who are available to work a flexible work week to stay after until the work is done.

Desired Skills and Qualifications
  • Ensure company resources are most profitably utilized and assigned to customer orders in a way that keep company commitments to customers and drivers.
  • Daily planning and utilization of local drivers/trucks.
  • Manage freight boards for pick ups and deliveries.
  • 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.
  • Supervises Local Drivers.
  • Manage trailers in the area to include getting trailers rotated, report broke down trailers to risk/shop, and recover idling/lost/repaired trailers.
  • Conduct Yard checks.
  • Communicate effectively with the customer service team on any delays, inaccurate computer data, and push for accessorial’ s.
  • Identify trailer detention opportunities to equipment control.
  • Assists the local P&D supervisor as directed, other duties may be assigned.
  • At least two years of experience in a motor carrier operation
  • Demonstrated ability to plan motor carrier resources to meet company, customers and driver needs.
  • Moderate knowledge of North American supply chain network and operation
  • Competent user of Innovative Computing TMS and MS Office
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills


Job Type:  Full Time

Schedule:  Day shift 0600 – 1800, 4 days on – 4 Days off

Pay:  Starting at $16.00 per hour.


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13609 Cabezut Dr., Laredo, TX, TX, 78045, U.S.
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$16 Per hour
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