Logistics/Transportation Specialist – Import/Export

Our west Toronto client, an established import/export firm, is in need of a Logistics / Transportation Specialist to manage the inbound/outbound movement of product. Working with all modes of transportation carriers this role will coordinate shipment schedules and be responsible for a large database of shipping information. This role requires familiarity with the v-lookup function of Excel.

• Plan, schedule and confirm shipments with carriers
• Build & develop new carrier relationships, manage & maintain existing relationships
• Negotiate freight rates with carriers
• Daily interaction with vendors and customers
• Facilitate daily network monitoring and controlling of time sensitive shipments.
• Update various software systems daily with shipment status information for track and trace capabilities.
• Incident management – develops and implements contingency plans in accordance with SOP’s.
• Works quickly to identify and resolve problems that develop, notifying appropriate parties

• 5+ years’ experience in logistics and/or transportation operations and customer service
• Post-secondary degree in Logistics and/or Supply Chain management an asset
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Outlook and Excel, *must be able to demonstrate v-lookup proficiency in Excel*
• Strong organizational and analytical skills as well as attention to detail
• Strong verbal and written English communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and proactively implement contingency services
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines to meet daily goals

• Salary: $55,000 – $62,500
• Vacation: 2 weeks
• Benefits

We thank all those who apply however, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship. Please send applications to resumes@RecruitingForLess.com and quote job ref #CULOGS140917.