1+ months

Transportation Planner

Atlanta, GA 30303
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPOSITION PURPOSE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The purpose of this position is to ensure that truckload freight from vendors picks up and delivers on time at the right cost, and that the system accurately reflects status of all loads. To achieve this, logistics planners must work with vendors, carriers, and DCs to ensure all parties are executing as desired and that each party is accountable for failures. Each planner is responsible for a single geographic region and is the business owner of that region. The average planner will oversee 30,000 loads per year and be accountable for $35 million in annual freight spend. This Planner will solve carrier and supplier issues through the Zendesk ticketing application by researching transportation loads in our Manhattan TMS as well as providing customer service and problem resolution to internal and external stakeholders on transportation related issues.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E 20% Each Planner is the leader/business owner of their region to include, but not limited to, DC Support and FTEA (operational \u0026 financial reporting analysis \u0026 action) \u003Cbr /\u003E 20% Ensure all vendors/carriers needed to operate a region are set up properly in TMS with regards to location IDs, SKU data (cube/weight) \u0026 tendering strategy. Also responsible for Vendor On-boarding. \u003Cbr /\u003E 15% Ensure vendors are following proper protocol for communicating information to THD - provide frontline compliance enforcement for RTS requirements (accuracy, timeliness) and ensure any failures are noted on a log so they can be corrected. \u003Cbr /\u003E 20% Ensure all freight is tendered within 30 minutes of being made available \u0026 that load tenders follow the desired tendering strategy, to maintain optimal cost. Identify and log any recurring failures of the tendering strategy so they can be corrected. \u003Cbr /\u003E 20% Ensure all loads are picked up and delivered on time. Review the loads in trouble report each day to identify loads that are delayed from pickup or delivery, and troubleshoot them until resolved. \u003Cbr /\u003E 5% Support emergency operations (hurricane response, ice storm recovery, etc.), sometimes requiring work at irregular times (weekends, nights) \u0026 irregular durations (double shifts, etc.).\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E NATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Position reports to the Manager Logistics \u003Cbr /\u003E No direct responsibility for supervising others.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEnvironment:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ETravel: \u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EYears of Relevant Work Experience: \u003C/strong\u003E1 years\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Experience working in dispatch for a carrier or as a planner or analyst for another retailer \u003Cbr /\u003E Transportation Management System (TMS) experience preferred \u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003C/strong\u003EPC skills \u003Cbr /\u003E Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment\u003C/div\u003E

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Posted: 2020-07-30 Expires: 2020-10-10

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Transportation Planner

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