Transport Planner

at Al-Futtaim
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Date Posted August 15, 2021
Category Logistics / Supply Chain
Job Type Full-time


Transport Planner | Al-Futtaim Logistics | Dubai

Location: Jeddah, AE


Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC


Job Requisition ID: 103089


No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.




As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.




Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.




About the Job:


Al-Futtaim Logistics has a mission of delivering the highest level of service, quality and efficiency to be the region’s leading Logistics Provider.  As a Planner your task is to ensure cargo is delivered in safest, most efficient manner whilst adhering to all current company policies. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will oversee all General Transport activities including customer’s transport booking confirmation, scheduling, driver and vehicle allocation, route planning, EDI update, billing and operation improvement.




Specifically, your responsibilities will include:


  • Responsible for the efficient planning and performance of all transport movements.


  • Supervision of daily movements recording for tracking and billing purpose. Maintain all required information in EDI CargoWise system (correctly and on time) inc. timing, POD, driver and vehicle allocation, rates.


  • Analysis of trip information, fleet efficiency and vehicle running costs and the optimisation thereof. Reduce drivers and vehicles idling time and drivers over time up to necessary minimum.


  • Daily communication with internal and external customers and processing the requests thereof. Proactively notify Customer on all exceptions (delivery delay or cancellation, accident, damages etc.).




About You:


The ideal candidate for this role should be graduate in any discipline, preferable logistic, administration, business etc. You should have at 3 years of experience in logistics (transport, freight, warehousing) or administration. You should also be able to communicate effectively and be able to demonstrate strong administrative competence.


We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.




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