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TRANSPORT PLANNER - 369246
Transport / Logistics / Warehousing / Storage / Distribution
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Our client based in Boksburg is looking for a Transport Planner
Duties & Responsibilities
Intermediate Proficient Computer Literacy Levels in MS Office and in-house systems essential (will be tested)
Flexible and innovative
Matric certificate and an additional, relevant tertiary education, 5 years working experience in distribution planning in transportation
Quick and continuous learner
Ability to collaborate across departmental boundaries within the organization
Understanding of transportation routing and scheduling.
Plan required shipments for delivery to customer and inter branch transfers in line with required delivery dates
Optimally build truck loads to ensure optimal truck load utilization while maintaining required customer service levels
Optimally route and schedule deliveries to minimize delivery costs and ensure customer service levels are maintained at required targeted levels
Ensure that drivers are scheduled to carry out deliveries, in line with the Labour law and to minimize overtime costs
Ensure that all variables and constraints are taken into account when compiling delivery schedules
Optimize truck time utilization to ensure that vehicles are profitably utilized
Optimize the fleet size and mix required to continuously minimize delivery costs while optimizing customer service
Make use of own fleet and outsourced service providers in ensuring optimized customer service and costs
Collaborate with Transport Controllers, Sales and Warehouse to ensure transparency, understanding, feasibility and optimality of distribution plans
Continuous improvement of load building, distribution planning, distribution network and any other related areas to optimise costs and customer delivery