Logistics Planner - #604478

Home Depot / THD


Date: 11/26/2021 00:00 AM

City: Klondike, Georgia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

POSITION PURPOSE

The purpose of this position is to ensure that truckload freight from vendors picks up and delivers on time at the right cost, and that the system accurately reflects status of all loads. To achieve this, logistics planners must work with vendors, carriers, and DCs to ensure all parties are executing as desired and that each party is accountable for failures. Each planner is responsible for a single geographic region and is the business owner of that region. The average planner will oversee 30,000 loads per year and be accountable for $35 million in annual freight spend.



MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 20% Each Planner is the leader/business owner of their region to include, but not limited to, DC Support and FTEA (operational & financial reporting analysis & action)
  • 20% Ensure all vendors/carriers needed to operate a region are set up properly in TMS with regards to location IDs, SKU data (cube/weight) & tendering strategy. Also responsible for Vendor On-boarding.
  • 15% Ensure vendors are following proper protocol for communicating information to THD - provide frontline compliance enforcement for RTS requirements (accuracy, timeliness) and ensure any failures are noted on a log so they can be corrected.
  • 20% Ensure all freight is tendered within 30 minutes of being made available & that load tenders follow the desired tendering strategy, to maintain optimal cost. Identify and log any recurring failures of the tendering strategy so they can be corrected.
  • 20% Ensure all loads are picked up and delivered on time. Review the loads in trouble report each day to identify loads that are delayed from pickup or delivery, and troubleshoot them until resolved.
  • 5% Support emergency operations (hurricane response, ice storm recovery, etc.), sometimes requiring work at irregular times (weekends, nights) & irregular durations (double shifts, etc.).


NATURE AND SCOPE

Position reports to the Manager Logistics


No direct responsibility for supervising others.



ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant condition

Travel:


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.



Years of Relevant Work Experience: 1 years



Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and t



Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in dispatch for a carrier or as a planner or analyst for another retailer




Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

PC skills


Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment

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