transport planner for international company - temse in Temse

Temse, Oost-Vlaanderen
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The Transport Planner will play an active role fulfilling the quality policy: The European Distribution Center will consistently satisfy customer needs by delivering the right product, in good condition, on time, with the right documentation at the optimum cost. This will be achieved through customer focused continuous improvement and compliance embedded in processes & practices. He/She will be responsible for the Daily Management and Optimization of Mode and Carrier Selection for a big amount of orders/day in line with customer requirements (with a focus on freight savings). He/She will report to the Transport and Warehouse planning manager. Job description: * Ensuring accurate and timely planning of all incoming orders according to existing service level agreements, * Plans transport in the most optimized way (Cost, Service) * Optimizes container/truck loads * Selects the appropriate carrier/ mode * Strict follow-up of operational process, taking into account priority setting on transport availability; * Operational processes include: * Transport shipment creation * Warehouse shipment creation * Close communication with Warehouse planners, local customer services (Europe, EMA, Interco), carriers (booking requests); * Ensuring continuous follow-up of performance status Outbound on transport management (freight savings). * Follows up and documents exceptions (missed savings opportunities, exceptional transport requests) * Interact with customer services on order status, transportation planning related problems * Provide logistic expertise towards customer services, procurement, operations team


* Background or experience in logistics * Ability to cope with strict deadlines and changes: stress resistant * Accurate * Teamplayer * Good communicator * Willing to work in dayshifts and extended dayshifts (until 18h30)
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