DFA Dairy Brands

Logistics Scheduler Planner

Job Locations US-IL-Franklin Park
Requisition ID
Supply Chain/Logistics
High School or Equivalent
Relocation Assistance
Job Type

Job Description & Requirements

Responsible for planning and execution of DFA Dairy Brands transportation movements to 3rd party customer locations and other DFA Dairy Brands locations.  Management of a complete chain of events including planning/consolidating, tendering, appointing, closing, and payment of all loads in a specific geographic region.  The selected candidate must work towards the operational goals set by the Director of 3rd party Transportation including on-time performance and tender acceptance measured in the Blujay TMS via the carrier performance and tender activity reports.   Also, this individual contributes to the other operational goals that may include savings goals, through decision making, project involvement, and equipment utilization.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan and consolidate orders and build into loads
  • Tender of loads to carriers in routing guide
  • Ensure all loads are covered in a timely manner
  • Ensure appointments are made on all loads
  • Ensure all loads are closed out in a timely manner
  • Address all concerns/issues while load is enroute
  • Approve/Deny any accessorial charge requests
  • Track and develop action plans for on-time performance and tender acceptance
  • Project involvement to drive efficiencies and cost savings


Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in business, or related field
  • 3 years of Transportation / Logistics experience
  • Familiarity with Transportation Management Software
  • Project Management Experience

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