Logistics Planner

Requisition Number: MS-13858
Area of Interest: Transportation Logistics
Organization: Distribution Center
Brand/Division: Mississippi
Position Type: Full-time



The Inbound Transportation Planner will provide daily operations supervision of the execution of domestic inbound transportation operations. The Inbound Transportation Planner is responsible for ensuring the proper execution of daily transportation needs of multiple vendors.


* Responsible for a varying mix of WSI freight movements.
* Work with WSI carriers, warehouses, hubs, vendors and buyers to insure freight is picked up and delivered on time.
* Maintain carrier performance reporting and meet with core carriers on a regular basis to insure they meet and/or exceed established KPI's.
* Other responsibilities include adding new carriers, rate negotiations, drop trailer pool management, TMS data maintenance, network wide load tracking & tracing.
* This role will have metrics based goals and be responsible for annually established special job objectives aimed at improving cost, speed and efficiency to the WSI freight network.



* 4-year degree in Engineering, Transportation/Logistics or related business field required.
* Successful candidates will bring creative solutions and new ideas to existing processes and procedures.
* Strong leadership, communication, organization & project management skills are mandatory.
* Candidate must be able to quickly analyze data and other input sources to resolve critical business issues and make fact based decisions.
* A good understanding of freight, distribution and supply chain terminology is strongly preferred.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
* Competency in data query languages such as SQL preferred.
* 1-2 years transportation experience preferred.
* The ideal candidate will have management capabilities and the ability to take on additional/larger responsibilities as their skill set progresses.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.
Williams-Sonoma Inc.
Full time
Memphis, TN 37501, US