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Transportation Planner

South Dakota Full Time

Job description

Essential Job Functions/ Principal Responsibilities

Plan, schedule and ensure the timely delivery of the company's freight to a multi-regional geographic area using Oracle Transportation Management System (OTM).
Responsible for the tending loads, successful dispatch and pick-up of planned loads and subsequent ownership of loads for assigned area
Utilize network balance capacity tools to determine location of trucks and available customer loads, tailor planning to meet area needs.
Understand daily capacity demand and pro-actively communicate to appropriate leadership
Utilize Network Decision Support tools to assign loads to trucks (OTM, PC Miler) ensuring customers' service requirements are met
Communicate late pickups and/or deliveries, as well as any other load changes, to appropriate department personnel
Other duties as assigned, such as transportation compliance audits, KPI reporting, and project support.

Job requirements

Qualifications (Requirements/ Skills)

Bachelor’s Degree in supply chain management, transportation, logistics, business, or related field preferred; relevant work experience also considered.
Thorough knowledge of the freight industry, including TL, LTL, Ocean, and parcel
2-4 yrs experience with Oracle Transportation Management and ERPs - JDE E1 and SAP
Excellent Computer Skills including proficiency in MS Office
Knowledge of DOT Hazardous Material Shipping regulations
Ability to plan, think ahead, and prepare action plans to achieve results
Requires creative problem-solving skills and strong analytical abilities
Requires strong interpersonal, facilitation, and organizational skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated and hard working


  • South Dakota
  • Category: Transportation
  • Job type: Full Time