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Transportation Planner

Company: Tate & Lyle
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

The purpose of this role is ensure that Tate & Lyle products are transported to our customers in the most cost effective, timely, efficient and safe manner.The ideal candidate will possess a can do positive attitude, a documented history of success in transportation that includes coordination of load planning, carrier and capacity management, rate analysis/negotiations, accounts payable, claims resolution.

  • Responsible for load planning within the TMS system.
  • Capacity management with both T&L asset based carriers and freight brokers.
  • Research and analyze delivery methods and delivery schedules to minimize costs and maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Relationship management with the T&L carrier network.
  • Perform routing analysis as requested
  • Perform route efficiency and cost savings analysis
  • Price delivery portion of new business proposals
  • Frequent interactions with both T&L and 3rd party locations.
  • Exception management within the TMS system.
  • Negotiation of spot rates with both van and bulk carriers.
  • Management of accessorial related charges.
  • Monitoring of dock and bulk load out scheduling at T&L warehouses and plants.
  • Maintains quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards; analyzing and resolving quality and customer service problems; identifying trends; recommending system improvements.
  • Proactive interaction with Customer Service to address service related issues.
  • Help develop and implement routing changes as needed.
  • Work with Accounts Payable to address freight discrepanciesFES Duty of Care:Food Safety
    • Carry out responsibilities/duties according to food safety, legal and quality requirements to ensure that our products are fit for human consumption.Environment
      • Comply with all environmental standards, procedures and work instructions at all times.
      • Report any environmental violations or near misses in order to prevent any impact upon the local environment, its inhabitants and Tate & Lyle.Health & Safety
        • Adhere to the safety policies, procedures and site rules.
        • Fully participate in the safety programme, including reporting any incidents or near misses and auditing.California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. We collect the following categories of personal information for the purpose of hiring the best qualified applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws: Name and contact information; Job preference and work availability; Social Security Number and/or other identification information; Education and qualifications; Employment history and experience; Military service; Reference and background check information, including relevant criminal history and credit history; Social media information; Pre-employment test results; Post-offer medical examination information and results, including drug test results; Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; and Information provided by you during the hiring process.Tate & Lyle is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of an inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Tate & Lyle, Decatur , Transportation Planner, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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