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Red Classic - Extended Coverage Planner


Charlotte, NC, US


Department:  RC Planning 

Functional Area:  Operations 

Posting Locations:  Charlotte 

Red Classic is a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. Our objective is to deliver the finest transportation solutions customized for our customers shipping needs.


Red Classic is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Coca Cola Bottling Consolidated Company. The Red Classic Transportation Planner's role is to plan a fleet of trucks/trailers/drivers to ensure optimum productivity, service levels and revenue, as well as, understanding and meeting the needs of our customers and drivers. This role will report Sunday through Thursday from 8:00pm to 5:00am.



  • High level of customer service to assigned area and establish a good working relationship with each Hub Manager, Driver Managers and drivers
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with assigned customer service personnel on all levels while developing positive and solid relationships to enhance growth
  • Ensuring optimum driver/unit utilization and performance in generating revenue
  • Complying with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, namely Hours of Service
  • Planning drivers/equipment via TMW, accurately and timely
  • Responsible for coordination of outbound and inbound freight in operating area
  • Planning all available loads on available load board that are scheduled for next day pick up and/or delivery
  • Loads that are moved back to an “available status” need to be investigated as to why moved back to “available status” and re-planned for timely pick up/delivery
  • Accountable in making sure that drivers are planned and have accurate and timely information for pickup and delivery.(Dates/times of pick up/delivery accurate; BOL#’s, release #’s, PU #’s, Del #’s)
  • Communicating pick up and delivery exceptions with Hub Manager/Driver Manager/CSR and other hubs that are affected
  • Answering phones and communicating via email or other electronic means in a professional manner
  • Follow all Company policies, procedures, and processes
  • Speak knowledgeable to all employees, contractors and customers of Red Classic



  • Ability to work under stress while remaining professional at all times
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented either verbally or in writing
  • Ability to recognize, evaluate and resolve problems using independent judgment
  • Minimum of 6 months of transportation/management experience preferred
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Above average writing skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and follow through
  • Map reading skills
  • Must have computer skills and general computer knowledge.
  • Detailed oriented
  • Be proactive instead or reactive
  • Is capable of working independently, without constant supervision
  • At least a two year degree is preferred or equivalent experience
  • Valid driver's license with an excellent driving history





Red Classic Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte