Transport Planner

  • Lagos

Job Role : Transport Planner

Industry: Engineering

Location :Ikeja Lagos

Salary: 115,000net plus HMO, Pension, 13month and Leave Allowance

Job Summary:
As a Transport Planner, you will report to the Logistics Site Operations Leader and will be responsible for planning, coordination, and execution of transportation associated with product distribution.

• Recommend optimal transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency.
• Resolve problems concerning transportation, logistics systems, and customer issues.
• Participate in vendor management processes, such as selection, qualification, or performance evaluation.
• Actively manage vendor performance reporting adequately
• Communicate duly on truck visibility reporting with stakeholders
• Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit and delivery.
• Ensure achievement of cost reduction, productivity, accuracy, and timeliness of transportation metrics.
• Negotiate transportation rates and services with the aid of the indirect purchasing team.
• Plan and implement improvements to internal and external logistics systems or processes to drive out unnecessary costs.
• Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes, such as sales, purchasing, and distribution.
• Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes, or carriers.
• Analyze logistics to determine the most cost-effective means of transporting products.
• Communicate freight transportation information to customers or suppliers using appropriate software to improve efficiency, speed, and quality of transportation services.
• Raising purchase orders and generating monthly transportation reports.
• Follows the standard operating procedures (SOP). Develops and improves transport planning processes and procedures.

• Must have at least 2 years of core experience in Logistics and planning
• BSC/HND with a minimum of Lower Credit
• Not more than 35 years
• Supply chain experience is an added advantage
• Communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Analytical Skills
• Preferable female for gender balance

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