Distribution Network Planner

  • Company: R R Donnelley
  • Location: Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • Posted: January 24, 2017
  • Reference ID: 206093

 SUMMARY: Overall accountability for day to day load plan execution of Rail (intermodal), Truck (TL,LTL) and airfreight shipments for multiple Manufacturing and Distribution Locations. Coordinate daily order consolidation load planning, to meet order specific delivery parameters while maximizing return on transportation cost savings initiatives. Monitor and make necessary adjustments to load plans based on updated manufacturing schedules, updated distribution models, alternate available inventory, and changes in transportation market capacity, and fluctuations in volumes. Position is accountable for the maintenance and upkeep of a multitude of key performance metrics. Accountable to evaluate and restate financial impacts of job related performances and models.

 The Network Planner is a front line representative of RR Donnelley Logistics and must constantly demonstrate our commitment to providing the highest level of service to our clients and ensuring fair business practices with each of our vendors.

Position is for Night Shift  hours- 11:00 pm- 8:00 am



  • Work within Multiple Operating Systems- TMS, Optimization, CF Inventory, and Mfg Production and Inventory (Systems)
  •  Understand and coordinate truck load planning in a transportation management system- Create, develop, implement and execute order Consolidation, Distribution and Mode routing models, that maximize Tonnage, Cube, and Optimization savings while maintaining the highest level of on-time service and working within the available infrastructure, time, space, and operational staffing.
  •  Multi task and work under a demanding fast paced environment. Working among a diverse work force and be able to communicate clearly in writing and verbally. Demonstrate professional behavior at all times
  •  Work across multiple verticals of inventory, transportation, and warehouse work streams to constantly improve work flows and returns on savings and margin improvements.
  •  Follow SOP’s and work instructions.
  •  Achieve targeted Individual & Team performance and savings metrics
  •  Perform other duties as assigned


Works with Minimal Supervision

Weekend Hours will be required at times

Some (Limited) rotation to days for training and/or backfill assistance


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