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Logistics Planners play a crucial role in transportation companies, as they are responsible for recommending the most efficient means of transportation. Key responsibilities listed on a Logistics Planner resume are ensuring customer service, preparing reports, monitoring performance, reviewing transportation arrangements, and improving distribution processes. Based on our collection of resume examples, these professionals should demonstrate logistics expertise, coordination, analytical thinking, communication abilities, and attention to details. Computer proficiency is also required. Employers select candidates holding a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline.

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1

Logistics Planner

Operated a $12 million account delivering cost savings covering 6 different business units and 41 separate locations across the United States

  • Worked closely with customer executive leadership as well as primary operational contacts to ensure all transportation needs were met
  • Reviewed pending shipments and identified consolidation opportunities for cost reduction
  • Communicated with numerous LTL carriers on a daily basis from corporate level to the local level to ensure performance standards were met and drove resolution of any exceptions
  • Intervened as customer advocate on any issues between customer and carrier through proactive interaction with both parties
  • Audited client invoices on a weekly basis to ensure proper billing
  • Reduced open accounts receivable by $350,000 during an eight week period
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration, Marketing Collateral
2

Logistics Planner

Primary responsibility was to schedule and coordinate work flow and material flow within and between departments

  • Key task included maintaining acceptable inventory levels, controlling cost, maximizing customer on-time deliveries and support and lead improvement projects within the logistics organization
  • Monitored four different MRPs, containing greater than 2,500 part numbers and over $2.25M in annual spend.
  • Developed, established and maintained customer and supplier master data in relation to ordering and shipping material to meet customer demands in a global supply chain
  • Analyzed and monitored key planning parameters (i.e. order changes, inventory levels, premium freight development, obsolescence, etc.)
  • Collaborated with appropriate areas to plan work center capacity requirements based on order profile and to schedule and release customer orders into the appropriate work center
  • Increased on-time delivery performance from 72% to 93%
  • Decreased past due shipments from 200 to 0 in 3 weeks time
  • Ran multiple sales meetings each week to let sales, manufacturing manager, vice president, logistics manager, planners and team leaders know what phase expedited jobs stood
  • Led the successful ramp down and closure of the cylinders department. We were able to complete production to meet the deadline handed down from corporate
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
3

Logistics Planner

Supervised team activities, established task priorities including scheduling and tracking work assignments, providing guidance, and ensuring the availability of resources

  • Coordinated movement itineraries for over 3,000 members in a timely manner
  • Instructed, supervised, and evaluated the performance of groups of up to 100
  • Worked daily with all Microsoft Office, Word, Powerpoint, and Excel with an ability to learn and adapt to any program quickly
  • Maintained and developed positive business relationships with over 1,000 customers with an understanding of their needs and taking actions to ensure needs were met
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Medical Assisting
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Foreign Language - French
4

Logistics Planner

As a member of the Transportation Team, responsible for all aspects of freight scheduling and tracking, ensuring tendered loads are scheduled, picked up and delivered on time in accordance and compliant with customer arrive windows

  • Successfully implemented an LTL consolidation program with select carriers, cubing out trailers at a discounted rate which saved the company well over $20k in freight costs for the fiscal year.
  • Created shipment tracking portfolio which traced every shipment for the fiscal year and tracked all pertinent information in relation to each shipment, pick-up date/ time, transit time, delivery date, appointment number, and communicated these key metrics through the Transportation and Distribution Teams.
  • Communicated carrier load requirements for outgoing shipments and scheduled all pickups for east and west coast distribution centers.
  • Built and booked loads online for required customers.
  • Worked closelywith shipping departments to optimize pick up dates/ times with carriers.
  • Tracked all outgoing shipments and reported results daily to Distribution Manager.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
Coursework And Business
5

Logistics Planner

Responsible for overseeing success of operation, invoicing, payroll, and revenue accrual

  • Acquired, scheduled, and billed freight to meet standards set by the customer
  • Created SOP to exceed the key performance indicators listed in our contract
  • Reexamined fleet usage and asset efficiency to save the customer money and generate more
  • Managed federal and internal compliance
  • Coached employees on behavior, customer service, and dangerous/poor work-culture habits
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Philosophy And Asian Studies
6

Logistics Planner

  • 2011 Productivity saving year to date of $775,000 with 2010 savings of $850,000
  • Designed and implemented guidelines for the America's Transportation Sector using OTM (Oracle Transportation Management Software)
  • Improved delivery performance and reduce sector's logistics costs through load optimization, consolidation and carrier selection
  • Proactively worked with suppliers to ensure that product materials are readily available and delivered on time
  • Contract negotiations with service providers
  • Created MS Excel reports to track transportation performance, revenue, and savings
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Geography
7

Logistics Planner

Manage day to day shipping operations for 15 warehouse to ensure all orders shipped in a timely manner.

  • Consolidation of orders to minimize shipping cost to the customer.
  • Reduced shipping cost by 30% while also maintaining on time delivery rate of 95%.
  • Managed daily Import Container activity to reduce pier diem charges to the customer.
  • Managed all expedited shipments.
  • Tracking and trace all orders on a daily basis.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Business Administration And Computer Science
8

Logistics Planner

Coordinated with several defense entities to organize in-theater logistics during 12-month deployment to Iraq.

  • Implemented logistics support plan to manage advanced shipment of hazardous goods to area of responsibility.
  • Organized equipment nomenclature and Allowance Parts Lists data; conducted analysis to identify necessary allowances support required for operational availability.
  • Issued Temporary Hand Receipts and provided up-to-date tracking shipment movement.
  • Planned and executed logistical support during 30 training events.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
9

Logistics Planner

Responsible for daily tendering of inbound/outbound shipments for selected facilities and suppliers.

  • Managed transportation events to ensure manufacturing, supplier and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensured carrier receipt and response of daily load tenders.
  • Communicated frequently with internal/external customers and carriers.
  • Identified and execute continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Managed carrier trailer pools at selected facilities and suppliers.
  • Weekly service metrics review for selected facilities; including cost, on-time performance, route guide compliance, carrier capacity, etc.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Computer Information Systems
Business Administration
10

Southeast Logistics Planner

Managed $25 million dollar budget for the Southeast supply chain region.

  • Conducted weekly financial analysis on all Truckload & Intermodal transportation modes.
  • Aligned with regional RDC's, BDC's, and CDC's to plan, execute, and trouble shoot all domestic
  • Analyzed carrier score cards to improve on-time pickup and delivery performance.
  • Managed and provided logistical support for over 75 different vendors in the Southeast region.
  • Collaborated with Merchants, Vendors, Carriers, and RDC personal to plan and execute seasonal
  • Implemented and coordinated project to replenishment stores with out of stock of seasonal sku items to over 100 stores in the FL, MS, AL, and LA markets.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
E-business
MA
Marketing

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