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Berry Global Berry Global, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important.’ With $13billionin revenue for fiscalyear2019 on a combined pro forma basis from operations, Berry is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative nonwoven, flexible, and rigid products used every day within consumer and industrial end markets. Berry operates over290manufacturing facilities worldwide, on six continents,and employs over48,000 individuals.

At Berry, we pursue excellence in all that we do and are always advancing to improve the way we work along with the products and services we provide. Our culture fosters trust and partnerships through appreciation, acknowledgement, and inclusion. At Berry, we are continuously improving to support our mission and exemplify our values of partnerships, excellence, growth, and safety. To learn more about Berry, visit


As a member of the logistics group, the Logistics Planner-External Freight will beresponsible for managing shipment planning, creating loads within the required TMS system, managing carrier and facility communications as they apply toorder movement, carrier development, and appointment scheduling as well as;managing communications with various operational and commercial groups,leading freight optimization projects, warehousing capacity studies and market reporting in assigned areas.

  1. Accountable for responding to inquiries in the group email inbox as assigned and executing

the day to day load planning activities for IM, LTL, and TL shipments.

  1. Supports transportation planning over assigned locations when necessary.

  2. Serves as liaison between logistics, customer service, procurement, and the carrier in order

to develop strong operating processes and pro-active communications.

  1. Provides periodic updates of shipment status, reacts to priority issues, and help requests in

a timely manner.

  1. Assists in the resolution of CIO’s, damage claims, and carrier service issues as required.

  2. Identifies areas of opportunity that lead to greater efficiencies and lower costs.

  3. Executes on projects that increase efficiencies and maximize cost advantages.

  4. Reviews and implements changes to processes to keep them current.

  5. Supports and provides training to new hires or others as required.

  6. Demonstrated knowledge of other logistics roles.

  7. Plans for sites and performs tasks as assigned by Manager.


• Proven analytical and problem solving skills

• With a full understanding of the impact of role to total business costs

• Excellent attention to details

• Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including knowledge and understanding of

specialist systems such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Bill of Material (BOM) and

customer data systems

• Advanced Excel user

• Ability to analy


  • Bachelor’s degree, or closely related equivalent

  • 2-3 years’ experience in transportation industry required

  • Knowledge of LTL/TL pricing formats

  • Experience using a TMS system required

  • Blujay/TMC knowledge a plus

  • Ability to lead and influence in a matrix environment

  • Proficiency in gathering, analyzing and interpreting data.

  • JDE/Cognos/Tableau proficiency a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and related Office applications

  • Effectively communicate with customers, both external and internal

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


Job ID 2021-9471

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Supply Chain