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Transportation Planner

Date: Jan 13, 2018

Location: East Hartford, CT, US, 06118

Company: Coca-Cola of Northern New England


Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Northern New England (CCNNE), headquartered in Bedford, New Hampshire, is one of the largest independently owned and operated Coca-Cola bottlers in the United States. Over the past 40 years, CCNNE has exhibited an unrivaled commitment to the consumers, customers, and communities we serve. Our primary mission is to refresh the Northeast and to inspire moments of optimism through our brands and the actions of our people. CCNNE is proud to bottle and sell products owned by The Coca-Cola Company, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Monster Energy Corporation, fairlife and The Moxie Beverage Company.           

Coca-Cola of Northern New England is seeking an organized, analytical and effective Transportation Planner to join our team.



The Transportation Planner is responsible for collecting daily shipping load requirements from multiple sources and locations (IBTs/Purchase Orders/Bill of Lading/ Cooler Service). Additionally, the Transportation Planner is responsible for scheduling transportation and ensuring the timely delivery of the company's freight throughout a multi-regional geographic area. These tasks will be accomplished using CCNNE Transport Drivers and Common Carriers as well as SAP and the Transportation Management System (TMS). This position reports to the Transportation Manager.



  • Use PC based applications to manage driver routing schedules and plant dock times and to optimize system efficiencies and freight costs
  • Build relationships with carriers and conduct regular performance reviews
  • Remain in constant communication with all CCNNE locations to manage fleet movements, communicate carrier arrival times and resolve open issues related to movement of product between locations
  • Perform compliance audits consisting of a visual verifications that IBTs are maximized for payload, efficient equipment utilization and driver utilization
  • Create daily transport driver shipping schedule and coordinate continuous movements between locations
  • Generate, prepare and review daily reports
  • Other duties as assigned by Transportation Manager



  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation Logistics or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of Supply Chain, Operations or Logistics experience required
  • Proficiency in SAP, TMS and / or similar systems highly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization, to clearly articulate relevant ideas, opinions and information


It is impossible to list every requirement for, or responsibility of, any position. Similarly we cannot identify all the skills a position may require since job responsibilities and the Company's needs may change over time. Therefore, the above job description is not comprehensive or exhaustive. The Company reserves the right to adjust, add to or eliminate any aspect of the above description. The Company also retains the right to require all employees to undertake additional or different job responsibilities when necessary to meet business needs.



CCNNE requires all applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company. Employment with CCNNE is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check which may include drug screening. Driving records, including minor moving violations, will be evaluated according to CCNNE's guidelines to determine eligibility for this position.



CCNNE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Hartford

Job Segment: ERP, Logistics, SAP, Supply, Supply Chain, Technology, Operations

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