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Job Code:200495
Job Title:LOGISTICS COORDINATOR
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:TORONTO, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

LOGISTICS COORDINATOR

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Freight Forwarding

LOCATION:

TORONTO, ON

DATE:

July 31, 2017

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

200495

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a subsidiary of a large, well known Global conglomerate, a veritable powerhouse with dominant positions in a multitude of disparate industries. As an integral division amongst their vast stable of thriving enterprises the International Freight Forwarding entity is heavily entrenched on the international scene and has become an established player here in Canada. Capitalizing on their extensive and loyal International client base, their domestic growth has been impressive. Currently enjoying a robust and expanding volume of ocean freight business, the organization has also recently launched an air freight service offering.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Bringing your wealth of knowledge in Ocean Freight (mandatory) and Air Freight (an asset) to this Freight Forwarding organization, you will play a vital and engaging role within this dynamic and inspired team.

Perhaps the most unique aspect of this role comes down to location, location, location; as one of the few logistics companies  in the Toronto “core” anyone whosoever has “had it” with the commute to the mecca of Freight Forwarding, Mississauga, will be clamoring to consider this exciting opportunity.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The perfect candidate will be knowledgeable in the practices pertaining to Import and Export movement of International Freight by Ocean and Air. Any additional education specific to the industry such as courses towards your CIFFA certification is a bonus. Possession of current TDG certification will also be an asset.

Our client seeks an experienced Air/Ocean Freight Coordinator with an extensive operational background. You will be tasked with preparing documentation as it pertains to commercial shipments for the moving of international freight the world over. This important role will see you coordinating and collaborating with CBSA, overseas agents, carriers, in addition to their clients in order to keep all parties informed and apprised of shipment status, while ensuring that import/export traffic moves according to carefully planned scheduling.

If and when required, you will be called upon to aid in the resolution of discrepancies caused by delays or other circumstances. Learning from your experience, you will contribute towards devising and putting into place processes that help to prevent recurrences. Each day will see you updating their operations system with shipment status and any other new corresponding information.

EXPERIENCE:  In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:

-3 or more years’ experience resulting in an excellent understanding of the freight forwarding business – AIR and OCEAN experience is required.
-Fluency in English (verbal/written) – additional languages an asset.
-DG certification an asset.
-CIFFA certification an asset.
-Outstanding communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
-Excellent understanding of customer needs – particularly within the ocean/air freight forwarding industry.
-Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive and comprehensive compensation program commensurate with experience.

EDUCATION:

Post-Secondary is an asset, Logistics oriented designation such as CIFFA is an asset.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full-Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

CONTACT:

Trevor Stewart, President

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: lori@stoakley.com

KEYWORDS:

Toronto, freight, forwarding, operations, customer service, logistics, CIFFA, ocean, air.

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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