Randstad Transportation Planner in Plano, Texas

Transportation Planner

job details:

  • location:Plano, TX

  • salary:$28.85 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  • experience:3 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Retail Trade

  • reference:452002

  • questions:954.308.4418.

job description

Transportation Planner

job summary:

A Fortune 100 organization located in the Plano, Texas area is looking for a Transportation Planner for a 1 year contract position that has load planning and execution experience working in a high volume environment.

The Transportation Planner is responsible for collecting daily shipping load requirements from multiple sources and locations (Purchase orders/Bill of Lading/etc.) and schedule transportation and insure timely delivery.

location: Plano, Texas

job type: Contract

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 3 Years


  • Individual will be responsible for managing the daily load planning and execution for area of responsibility utilizing a TMS system (OTM, SAP).

  • Coordination of proactive communication regarding changes of load status with internal/external stakeholders (Plants, warehouses, customers, distributors and customer service).

  • Proactive identification and resolution of service issues (On time Performance and Primary Tender Acceptance). Weekly lane and budget management for area of responsibility via rate variance.

  • Participate in daily/weekly/monthly Operational Routines including on Boarding new Suppliers.

  • Weekend and Night coverage and Issue resolution for critical customer delivery issues.


  • 7 years' related experience in transportation planning; Must be comfortable communicating with carriers and have impeccable follow up skills

  • Must have a minimum of an Associates Degree in Supply Chain or Logistics or other related field of study

  • Must have excellent MS Excel skills; SAP experience is a huge plus or experience using a Transportation Management System. Must be detailed and have strong communication skills both oral and written; Must be comfortable communicating with carriers, managers, vendors, etc.

"Click to Apply" This role is available for immediate consideration and hire. Please contact Telli Seth at telli.seth@randstadusa.com

skills: Purchasing/Procurement

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