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  • Plano, TX 75024
  • Darryl Huang

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Transportation Planner

Randstad USA • Plano, TX

Posted 14 days ago

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Accounting - Finance
Relocation - No

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Job Description

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: 8 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 5 Years



  • Collect daily shipping load requirements from multiple sources and locations (IBTs/Purchase Orders/Bill of Lading/ Cooler Services); schedule transportation and insure the timely delivery of the company s freight to a multi-regional geographic area.
  • These tasks will be accomplished using Transportation Drivers and Common Carriers SAP Transportation Management System (manual process of emails phones and TMS system (IT software for tendering loads).
  • Use PC data based products to manage Driver routing schedules plant dock times and to optimize system efficiencies and freight costs. Work with Carriers on a partnership bases to include exchange of performance reports and on time schedules.
  • Communicate with all company locations to manage Fleet movements; communicate Carrier arrival times for lading dock schedules and resolve open issues related to movement of product between locations.
  • Perform compliance audits consisting of a visual verification that IBT s are maximized for payload efficient equipment utilization and driver utilization.
  • Tendering Loads by phone email or TMS system management to Carriers Use SAP for trip completion and other transportation related duties Coordinate continuous movements between company locations
  • Create daily Transport Driver shipping schedule Communication with plants for Driver capacity and dock schedule
  • Other duties as assigned such as KBI s Transportation Compliance Audits
  • Must be very well versed in Excel Must be able to analyze data Must be able to work autonomously at times


- 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.

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skills: Purchase Accounting

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Job ID: 459300
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