X-Border Freight Planner

Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland DHL Supply Chain 35522 16. July, 2020
Plays a pivotal role in supporting the velocity at which the business is conducted, using transport planning software to create optimal transport routes/plans for the transport business across CEE. Determine the most cost-effective way to meet service commitments whilst leveraging saving opportunities through consolidation of vehicle routing and scheduling. Offer optimal daily and/or multi period transportation plans and schedules to support tactical transportation planning.

Main Accountabilities
Consolidate orders into loads, determine the best way to move those loads i.e delivery requirements and cost,
Accommodate various elements when planning - delivery windows, delivery appointments, load-unload time, drops per vehicle, etc.
Lower transport and routing costs thus thereby reduce overall delivery costs,
Produce daily and or multi period transport route plans for tactical planning across CEE,
Increase customer service level,
Effectively automate routing proces,
Support all contingency planning, holiday planning including "volume pull forward" and tactical planning,
Update Transport management system databases with customers, products and routes using live links to back end database,
Be actively involved in and support change initiatives,
Reduce operating cost through improving fleet utilization, reduce waiting time, reduce distance travelled, minimize vehicles used,
Fixed and Dynamic routing: Manage cost per route, customer, order sequence, lowest cost, shortest route, shortest distance,
Secure and plan return loads to destination country through the use of TMS thus increasing revenue,
Daily communication with all stakeholders including carriers, DHL Operations, etc. as required,
Support all projects as determined by management,
Base case analysis and reporting for area of responsibility,
Nominated delivery day assignment ensuring  volume and deliveries are balanced across available resources,
Achievement of financial targets per project / country / site / contract,
Achievement of operational performance as defined by KPI's.


University degree,
Similar position experience (minimum 2-5 years),
Fluency in English (both spoken and written),
Transport routing / planning experience,
Transport operational experience,
Transport Management Systems experience including route planning and optimization tools,
Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookup,etc.), word and PowerPoint experience, Technical aptitude in the use of a variety of technical tools and systems,
Fully compliant with required legislation,
EU geographical knowledge,
Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
Ability to work independently and under pressure,
Strong interpersonal skills required,
High energy and highly self-motivated,
Attention to details,
Problem solving attitude.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours


  • Business Unit

    DHL Exel Supply Chain (Poland) Sp. z o.o.

  • Travel Required

    less 20%

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Shift Requirement

    Day Time Only


I like working for DHL because it is the worldwide leader in logistics where customers and employees are always in focus.

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