Transport Planner at Kuehne + Nagel NV


Transport Planner


Job description

We are looking for a Transport Planner to join our Contract Logistics site in Geel on a temporary basis with the possibility of a permanent stay. In this role, you will be responsible for an efficient short and long-term planning of orders and transport. You will need to take into account customer forecast volumes, customer priorities, warehouse capacity, warehouse operation constraints.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Ensuring an accurate transport planning and analyzing transport costs of different providers.
  • Ensure all time correct and professional communication towards several parties involved in our logistics services such as colleagues of several international teams, clients, and suppliers.
  • Complaints handling: register, coordinate actions needed to resolve the issue, communication on solutions.
  • Take responsibility for general planning and customer service administration such as planning and performance reports, correct and on time invoicing, order management files, ....
  • Contribute to the continious improvement of the Planning and Administration processes. You will have the freedom to collaborate to develop solutions and improvements.

Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor level or equal thinking level. First experience in transport planning.
  • You can work accurate and have an eye for detail.
  • You are a good communicator in day to day contacts, both towards colleagues and customers.
  • Language skills: Dutch and English: fluent speaking and writing.
  • Software: Broad knowledge of MS Office Excel, experience with logistic software is an asset.
  • You have good organizing skills and you like reaching deadlines.
  • You have a self-motivated personality and a result-driven, hands-on attitude.
  • You can be flexible in your working hours.

Good reasons to join

We offer a position within a fast developing Contract Logistics environment with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group.


Please apply directly online or send your CV in English to

About Kuehne + Nagel

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at

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Reference Number: req37069