Transportation Scheduler - Load Planner in Dallas, TX at Sears Logistics

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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    710 Belleview Street
    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 925439BR
Employing Entity: Sears Logistics Services, LLC.
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Supply Chain Management
Store ID: 45438: SLS Dallas LSC

Performs daily routing decisions in accordance with corporate and distribution center guidelines. Additionally, this job requires the administration of all transportation related tasks occurring during the second shift and third shift.

Performs operations within a Distribution Center.

Shifts Available:

Sunday Thru Thursday 11:00am-7:30pm
Sunday Thru Thursday 10:00am-6:30pm
Saturday Thru Wednesday 11:00pm-7:30am
Saturday Thru Wednesday 10:00pm-6:30pm

Job Requirements


• Route, schedule and batch all distribution center orders. Develop distribution center batch plan.

• Determine optimal store delivery windows.

• Assign appropriate carriers to each trip and proper overrides based on Fleet and Contract Carriage commitments.

• Notify all carriers of equipment needs for each schedule (order set).

• Procure and assign trailers to the schedule as required.

• Oversees shift transportation clerical staff.

• Run various reports.

• Performs various “what-if” scenarios as prescribed by the transportation manager.

• Make necessary changes to schedule deliveries resulting from equipment failure, weather delays or emergencies.

• Notify necessary parties (internal and external) involved in changes to prescribed delivery and/or production plan.

• Manage performance-reporting functions, including on-time deliveries and cube utilization.

• Monitor accuracy of carrier reporting.

• Flexibility to work variable shifts.

• Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

• Understanding of customer and vendor time commitments and their impact on distribution center operations.

• Knowledge of distribution center operations and how they are impacted by routing and batching decisions.

• Understanding of the geographical make up of the distribution center's territory, including store locations and highway network.

Role specific abilities/skills

• Strong attention to detail, multi-task, analytical and problem solving abilities.

• A desire to continually improve the distribution center transportation environment by reducing expenses, while improving overall service and productivity.