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Operations/Coordinator (Air-Ocean Freight)

Job ID: 468 | Located in GTA (ON), Mississauga (ON) | Sector: Logistics/Transportation | Full-time

Responsabilities

• Liaise with clients, vendors and third parties on shipment requirements and ensuring shipments are handled on a timely basis to meet customer deliver requirements
• Co-ordinate with other departments to ensure operating efficiency
• Maintain excellent relations with business partners, vendors and carriers
• Maintain and update client files, shipment files, carrier information and rates
• Schedule movement of shipments with carriers (via truck, ocean, air) to assigned origin and destination points; follow up to ensure shipment is not delayed
• Negotiate rates with local carriers
• Develop and maintain relationships with third party carriers; ensuring carriers used are reliable, available and legitimate
• Invoice shipments in a timely manner based on agreed upon/negotiated tariffs and ensuring all paperwork is completed accurately and efficiently
• Decide best routing for shipping of goods to ensure timely arrival
• Proactively minimize transportation/logistics grievances while maintaining professionalism and superior customer service

Qualifications

• Post-Secondary education in transportation or related courses
• Minimum 4 years' experience in transportation and logistics
• Enrollment or completion of CITT or CIFFA would be a definite asset
• Customer-focused problem solver with ability to recognize and resolve issues and make effective recommendations
• Team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Accuracy and thoroughness, with great attention to detail
• Able to work independently with minimal supervision
• Strong time management skills, with ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks, prioritizing, scheduling, and planning time to maximize efficiency
• Technically savvy - Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Internet, etc.

Compensation

• 38k - 45k Base salary commensurate with experience
• heath care benefits


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Your contact

Lino Ferrara
Managing Director, Recruitment & Consulting

T: (647) 977-7645
E: linof@summitsolutions.ca



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