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Remote Transportation Planner Consultant

  • Location: Racine, WI
  • Start Date: 5/14/2024
  • Job ID: 24-00260
  • Posting Date: 5/14/2024
  • Job Type: Contract
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The Transportation Scheduler has a primary focus to ensure seamless scheduling of customer appointments. This role will be a critical support function of the order to deliver process and will be critical in executing promotional and base business. Identify, develop, and monitor the transportation requirements for the movement of all raw materials, components, non-finished and finished goods shipments within the U.S., and to and from Canada and Mexico. Maintain high levels of service at a fair market cost. This position requires daily interaction with Supply Chain Managers, Customer Service, Planning, Logistics, and Transportation Companies on a regular basis to proactively assess and manage transportation related activity. This position requires excellent prioritization and organization skills, the ability to multi-task, and the ability to adapt quickly in a fast paced customer focused environment. The successful candidate will be used to working in a fast paced environment that allows for quick action and resolution of both internal and external operational issues. Additionally, this role will be viewed as a key support staff member to help drive cross functional supply chain relationships. The candidate should have experience working with web based applications and have strong communication skills

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as transportation lead for specific shipping points to meet business needs
  • Tender, track and report shipments utilizing TMS
  • Monitor carrier performance; manage transportation related issues with customers
  • Process and track shipments for expedites, out of territory, trans-ships, and returns
  • Obtain rates from carriers for new lanes and setup lane for load tendering
  • Plan customer delivery appointments truckload, intermodal and LTL orders, through various web applications, while updating the transportation management system
  • Track carriers against their pickup and delivery appointments
  • Follow up with carriers
  • Work closely with customer fulfillment, logistics and customer supply chain to resolve issues receiving timely appointments
  • Work with carriers on issues preventing scheduling of delivery appointments on system delivery dates
  • Serve as backup for transportation operations

Experience:
  • Experience in Transportation scheduling and planning
  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Experience with SAP helpful
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to devote strong attention to detail while multitasking in a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to interface with multiple levels of an organization internally and externally
Posted by Jeff Armstrong
Technical Recruiter
(800) 821-4644 x 9246

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