Distribution Planner Resume Samples

The main role of a Distribution Planner is to plan and coordinate product distribution activities for customers. The job duties commonly depicted on the Distribution Planner Resume include the following – maintaining distribution records and monitoring pending shipments; taking tracking orders in coordination with managers; working with the materials department to determine shortages and excess of supplies; working with the materials department to determine shortages and excess of supplies; overseeing receiving, handling and rotating and storing of supplies in warehouses; providing assistance to supply chain, warehouse, materials, IT and transportation teams; and assisting in risk assessment and mitigation activities.

Summary of skills commonly seen on resumes includes the following – staying updated with target customers, global market, and supply chain; the ability to conduct a risk assessment and mitigation activities; and a good understanding of the dynamics between supply and demand. An engineering degree is commonplace among job applicants.

Distribution Planner Resume example

Distribution Planner Resume

Headline : Successful planner and business executive. Experienced, results-driven business analyst and project manager with a demonstrated history of successful Distribution and Planning deployment and support.

Skills : Canvas, Agilent VEE, Autocad, Clearcase, Clearquest, Teamcenter, Matlab, Visio, VHDL, C++.

Description :

    1. Managed Men's Accessories department inventory and distribution of units to dc and stores.
    2. Provided distribution release strategies and in-season management strategies to ensure sales, gross margin, GMROI, and inventory turn goals.
    3. Analyzed and communicated size and location-based performance, including sales/inventory comparisons, seasonality, and marketing impacts to quantify size level volume and profit opportunities.
    4. Developed departmental distribution strategies to capture the location-based opportunities.
    5. Strategized, supervised, and executed the release of initial inventories and in-season replenishment to stores.
    6. Developed best strategies for packing, pre-packs, size balancing, and inventory balancing within multiple pools of inventory.
    7. Defined inventory ownership strategies of basic styles.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Information Systems Management


Distribution Planner Resume

Objective : Using ISO 9001 Quality controls, I possess a thorough knowledge of applied inventory principles, concepts and methodologies to support Just-In-Time (JIT) and related inventory operations. I have a zero tolerance for any inventory error throughout the materials management process. Dedicated and motivated.

Skills : Supply Chain Management, Multitaking.

Description :

    1. Coordinated the deployment of fresh and frozen finished products from the back door of production facilities to the end customer via 3rd party warehousing and company owned freezers.
    2. Responsible for insuring that proper inventory levels are maintained at selected 3rd party warehouse locations as well as company-owned locations for proper order fulfillment.
    3. Determined what products need to be deployed and where based on current demand and currently available inventories.
    4. Generated requisitions to procure finished goods from outside vendors to fulfill orders.
    5. Reviewed shortage reports and communicate to sales what orders are expected to be covered and what orders are expected to be shorted so that allocations can be made by customer service.
    6. Coordinated with the shipping department at production facilities to provide deployment instructions for new production.
    7. Coordinated with the production planning department to ensure that proper safety stock levels are being maintained.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business Management


Distribution Planner Resume

Objective : Developing and issuing network plans implementable by engineering and construction Managing, planning, and optimizing company assets and floor space, power requirements, and cable routes within designated planning areas.

Skills : Knowledge/Experience ISO Compliance/Audits/ Windows.

Description :

    1. Managed replenishment to meet basics in-stock targets and service levels.
    2. Retouched Basic Program for forecast and demand.
    3. Responsible for ensuring that proper inventory levels are maintained at selected 3rd party warehouse locations as well as company owned locations for proper order fulfillment.
    4. Determined what products need to be deployed and where based on current demand and currently available inventories.
    5. Acted as the direct contact for Tesla Service Planning.
    6. Retrieved, analyzed, and visualized customer forecast and firm order data.
    7. Maintained and accurately managed customer requirements to ensure on-time product availability.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Distribution Planner Resume

              Summary : Distribution Planner with a 20-year success record of procuring a wide array of raw materials in multiple JIT manufacturing environments. Developed, implemented and managed techniques to consistently ensure the timely delivery of raw materials to fulfill manufacturing plans and reduce or minimize raw material inventory to targeted levels.

              Skills : Excel, Negotiation, Data Analysis, Strong Relationship/Team Building , Strong Writing And Verbal Communication , Team Building/Participation .

              Description :

                1. Coordinated customer and inventory shipments to 3 regional warehouses from several East Coast mills.
                2. Developed a consolidated shipment program which reduced costs by 20%.
                3. Organized sourcing of orders to save transportation costs.
                4. Deployed product based on forecasting data.
                5. Acted as a company resource on product information, the MRP system, and issues relating to maximum operating efficiencies.
                6. Implemented programs designed to measure and improve service levels and reduce cost.
                7. Developed programs to reduce freight costs.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              B.A. In History

              Distribution Planner Resume

              Headline : Over 25 years of warehouse and data services experience with a local flooring retailer, major consumer products manufacturer, and a large regional bank. Excellent PC skills with extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and SAP. Recognized as a good communicator with organizational skills and excellent people skills.

              Skills : Planning Skills, Distribution Skills.

              Description :

                1. Managed inventory flow between Warehouse Management System (WMS) and SAP.
                2. Researched and reconciled inventory discrepancies between WMS and SAP to maintain proper product availability levels.
                3. Scheduled picking and shipping of two Canada orders per week.
                4. Scheduled and shipped product every month to seven Rayovac Distribution Centers in Latin America.
                5. Processed other international shipments throughout the month as requested.
                6. Verified orders and performed routine quality audits.
                7. Ensured commercial invoices were handled properly for each shipment.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              BS

              Distribution Planner Resume

              Headline : Formulating budget inputs and projections according to the business plan, Preparing an inventory and reference charts and reports on system usage, system capacity, system quality, and system performance.

              Skills : Supply Chain Management, Planning Skills.

              Description :

                1. Analyzed customer orders and planned how to organize truck loads and air freight in order to deliver on time and in the most efficient manner.
                2. Communicated delivery requirements to carriers.
                3. Led team that implemented conversion to SAP for distribution.
                4. Developed a process that reduced damages to binder bins by 99%.
                5. Developed and implemented a procedure to multi-pack panels for shipping, reducing floor space requirements by 75%.
                6. Membered of the team that developed a process allowing all departments to view inbound and outbound shipment status.
                7. Developed an Excel spreadsheet to allocate trailers to specific loading bays, increasing the efficiency of the loading process.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Distribution Planner Resume

              Summary : Analyzing and managing physical and logical resources of existing network capacity and incorporate high-level and/or detailed forecasts into meaningful network build plans ahead of exhaust or service requirements.

              Skills : MS Office, Communication Skills, Directing.

              Description :

                1. Oversaw planning and distribution center operations, utilizing a team of 35 Third Party Logistics associates to achieve customer service levels and Technical Operations expectations.
                2. Established and monitored KPIs to better direct support activities.
                3. Collaborated with Commercial Operations, Forecasting, Trade Operations, Customer Satisfaction, and Demand Management to resolve product exceptions.
                4. Managed finished goods inventories in excess of $2.5 billion to achieve customer service levels and/or Technical Operations expectations.
                5. Coordinated operations with Corporate Transportation Team to implement Distribution Center replenishment plan that achieved service levels while optimizing transportation costs.
                6. Realized annual cost savings of $750K+ by developing and implementing various transportation and supplier initiatives.
                7. Successfully coordinated relocation of $1.3B finished goods from the Durham, NC distribution center to a new location in Colonial Heights, VA.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              7-10 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Management
              Education
              Education
              BA

              Distribution Planner Resume

              Headline : Developing initiatives, quantify the impact, and provide input to Network Planning's architectural plans budgets, Developing and implementing Custom Solution Package (CSP) networks as required by the sales organizations.

              Skills : Communication Skills, Customer Skills, Hiring Skills.

              Description :

                1. Forecasted new flow and replenishment units for 854 stores, $359 million in Retail sales, and 45 million in unit sales.
                2. Analyzed seasonal size selling information; developed sizing strategies based on history and seasonal departmental strategies.
                3. Allocated key Basic products on Demand Forecasting, Retek system.
                4. Completed monthly and quarterly maintenance of the system to support customer service levels and inventory productivity.
                5. Participated in Task Force groups; New Stores and New Hire Training program; traveled to new stores and highly penetrating markets.
                6. Managed Business Assistant, who supported the division thru administrative duties that supported the pre-season and in-season Distribution process for the department.
                7. Received rare Exceed Award and monetary payout for the implementation and energy of the Exception Management Based Tool, which saved time and the company $100K+ per year.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              B.S. In Business Administration

              Distribution Planner Resume

              Objective : A Distribution Plannerprofessional with extensive experience in warehouse management, distribution planning, customer service, and computer operations. Major strengths are in inventory management, allocations for shipments, carrier determination, supervision of employees, and interaction with trucking companies. Additional strengths in using SHAREPOINT, MACOLA, IBM AS/400, Heat, and personal computer systems with an emphasis on MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.

              Skills : Multitasking, Communication Skills, Supervising Skills.

              Description :

                1. Planned shipments and the provision & allocation of available inventory for shipment schedule.
                2. Selected carriers by the use of our AS/400 Freight Management System.
                3. Resolved shipping related customer issues.
                4. Supervised warehouse personnel and maintained production and inventory records.
                5. Shipped Clerk Carrier selection, rating, and processing of shipments.
                6. Maintained inventory integrity through daily cycle counts.
                7. Managed finished goods inventory by using AS/400 computer system.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              Bachelors

              Distribution Planner Resume

              Objective : Highly accomplished Materials, Supply Chain, and Procurement Analyst with a verifiable track record of managing complex IT-related projects and exceeding expectations. Practiced in clarifying business requirements, performing gap analysis between goals and existing procedures/skill sets, and performing process and system improvements to increase productivity and reduce costs.

              Skills : Documentation Skills, MS Office, Planning Skills.

              Description :

                1. Utilized various transportation provider software systems to facilitate material movement planning and scheduling.
                2. Ensured inventory accuracy by coordinating the inventories and goods system to system information with distribution centers to near real-time monitoring of EDI processes as well as other manual inventory and adjustment processes.
                3. Ensured that goods were shipped in the most timely and efficient manner according to documented processes, including planning the transportation route and payload, selecting the mode of transportation, tendering the order for transportation, and tracking the shipment from pick up through delivery all the while targeting cost reduction, freight savings, service, and contractual requirements.
                4. Assembled load fragments into consolidated loads thus balancing freight savings, service, and contractual/legal requirements.
                5. Communicated fulfillment status and/or issues within the Organization to points including Demand / Supply Planning, Logistics Management, Sales, and Customer Service.
                6. Provided exceptional customer service by developing good working relationships with the customers.
                7. Responsible for distribution to stores, interstate warehouses, and 3rd party warehouses, Inventory control of 3rd party warehouses, container planning for New Zealand warehouses, export paperwork, utilized WMS, Excel, and ERP systems.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              BS