Job Title Transport planner Job Description In this role, you have the opportunity toThe purpose of the Transport Planner is to ensure the smooth operation of the business, provide logistics support; route, dispatch, track and trace shipments. Monitor shipment schedules and perform data entry. Act as point of contact for customers and provide outstanding customer service while meeting all customer expectations.
You are responsible for (but not limited to)
Understand customer wide networks and transportation modes (OTR, LTL, Rail, Drayage, Ocean Containers, Parcel and Warehousing)
Understand daily capacity needs/opportunities and pro-actively communicate to appropriate leadership
Manage the complete logistics process in terms of transportation planning & execution
Tariff & rate management and transit time compliance management/KPI
Data accuracy maintenance, act as operations controller and monitoring of quality of shipments in Transport Management System
Proactive daily monitoring of all shipments
Communicate with carriers, shippers and customer teams to ensure trucks are properly loaded and unloaded; provide detailed directions/instructions to carriers as needed. Update receivers and customers on load status as appropriate.
In case of missed mile stones, tracking of the shipment and drive the corrective actions to ensure recovery of shipment and a timely delivery
Optimize operations across the regions securing capacity leverage with carriers/freight, forwarders including service provider lane allocation
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.
Implement and drive global logistics processes standardization
Cost control verification based on allocations and rates, exceptions management
Proactive communication with stakeholders
Report management through excel
You are a part of a teamThis role is part of the Global Business Service team in Panama city, Panama.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Bachelor degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, or related
Experience in Freight Forwarder Logistics and/or Transportation
Advanced English – required
Advanced Excel - required
SAP and Transportation systems - required
Customer Service oriented
Lean process knowledge
We offer you a dynamic working environment in an innovative business, which offers you excellent opportunities to further develop and fully exploit your talents.
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