Appvion, Inc.

  • Transportation Planner

    Location US-WI-Appleton
    Job ID
    2018-1804
  • Expected Results

    • Manage day-to-day outbound shipping process for domestic shipments; monitor dispatch times, manage available carrier capacity, and ensure customer orders are shipped on time.
    • Manage carrier selection and load planning to achieve business goals of cost and service.
    • Communicate in a positive, helpful and proactive can-do attitude with all internal and external customers.

    Supporting Activities

    • Perform transportation planning and inventory management duties to maximize truckload weights to the target average and minimize BSP’s
    • Utilize the most cost effective carriers as directed by HQ Transportation
    • Provide transportation planning for loads as needed, for assigned facilities.
    • Contact carrier dispatch for commitment of shipment pick-up times
    • Monitor disposition of orders scheduled for shipment and take action to ensure dispatch times and shipment deliveries are met
    • Provide daily and monthly feedback to HQ Transportation to ensure our requirements are being met by our shipping carriers
    • Enter and investigate transportation related BSP’s. Communicate with Thermal CMS team on new delivery dates.
    • Daily communication with DC personnel to support on time shipment/delivery of all customer orders.

    Required Prior Accomplishments - Experience - Skills

    • Understanding and working knowledge of warehousing operations and distribution planning; 2+ years of experience in transportation planning preferred.
    • Working knowledge of JDE, Microsoft Excel, and Word
    • A self-motivated individual who applies innovative approaches while performing a variety of changing tasks
    • Successful history of working in a fast paced environment
    • Strong communicator with the ability to deal with outside transportation suppliers and all levels within the organization
    • Embraces the “Appvion Way” of doing business and dealing with people.

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