Transportation Planner

  • location: Lawrenceville, GA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $19 - $20 per hour

job description

Transportation Planner

Are you a friendly and motivated individual who loves working in a fast paced environment? If so, we are looking for a multifaceted individual who can successfully multi-task the day to day responsibilities of a Transporttion Planner. We are looking for someone who is comfortable on the phone, has great computer skills, and has exemplary customer service skills. You will also support the strategic process to develop value creating relationships with leading Retail customers. Qualifications (Requirements/ Skills)
  • Minimum of 2 years of job experience in similar role
  • 2 years of logistics experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of the freight industry, including LTL, T/L, parcel, and expedited shipments
  • Fluent with the operation of OTM TMS and company ERP’s. JDE, E1, SAP and Sage are a plus
  • Excellent Computer Skills including proficiency in MS Office
  • DOT Hazardous Material Shipping experience preferred
  • Ability to plan, think ahead, and prepare action plans to achieve results
  • Requires creative problem solving skills and strong analytical abilities
  • Requires strong interpersonal, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organized and goal oriented
  • Self-motivated and hard working
  • Dependable, reliable, and on time


Responsibilities

  • Utilize network balance capacity tools to determine location of trucks and available customer loads; tailor planning to meet area needs.
  • Understand daily capacity needs/opportunities and pro-actively communicate to appropriate leadership
  • Know and understand the intricacies of operational market assigned; plan for acceptance of loads.
  • Utilize Network Decision Support tools to assign loads to trucks (OTM, PC Miler); ensure customers' service requirements are met
  • Responsible for the booking of loads, the successful dispatch of planned loads and subsequent ownership of loads for assigned area
  • Communicate late pickups and/or deliveries, as well as any other load changes, to appropriate department personnel
  • Communicate professionally, effectively, and timely with both internal and external customers/contacts
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations


Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organizational Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Transportation Planning (2 years of experience is preferred)
  • Logistics Support (2 years of experience is preferred)
Education
  • No Degree Required
Qualifications
  • Years of experience: 2 years
  • Experience level:Experienced
Shift: First

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5 PM

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