Transport Planner


Transport Planner
10 months
Bothell WA

Your Responsibilities: 
• To plan, control and maintain the transport schedule, balancing the commercial demand, transportation costs. 
• To maintain contacts with countries order desks. 
• To calculate the medium/short term transport planning, taking into account the desired delivery date and costs 

Your role 
• To calculate the transport capacity based upon the customer demand and the promised delivery date 
• To set up and maintain overall system parameters 
• Obtain and analyze data from the transport system and to formulate adjustments to the schedules. 
• To design, based upon analyses, new transportation schedules. 
• Contribute, as part of working groups, to the implementation of new control systems and the improvement of planning procedures and methods. 

We are looking for 

• Working/thinking level with Logistics approx. 3 years’ experience. 
• Knowledge of transport planning techniques and how to apply them in different situations. 
• Basic Lean continuous improvement principles 
• Experience with SAP-system and MS office applications 
• Consult manager and transport firms regarding trends in adjustments to the planning. 
• Consults parties involved on shipment plan and agrees on changes in destination, costs, frequency and transport time. 

• Knows how to systematically draw up a shipment routing. 
• Translate the legal framework for appropriate transport mode or situation. 
• Analysis on the available transport capacity in his domain and how to formulate and underpin suggestions to adjustment on complex situations. 
• Formulate suggestion which new means of transport should be purchased 
• Ensure legal and corporate compliance for all modes of transportation. 

Thanks and Regards,
Swapnil Sawant
APN Software Services, Inc (
39899 Balentine Drive, Suite 385, Newark, CA 94560
Phone: 510-402-1080 / Fax 510-623-5055 
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