Logistics Coordinator

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: May 02, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 220743
  • Consultant: Michael van Olm
  • Industry: Logistics / Distribution
LOGISTICS COORDINATOR


Our client is a global distributor of chemical products and has established a position as one of North America's leading distributors of specialty chemicals, ingredients and raw materials. Long-term partnerships with major global chemical and ingredient suppliers, ensure that the company offers a comprehensive portfolio of the finest, most innovative products to its customers across all core markets in Canada and the United States. With this portfolio, a team of experienced and qualified professionals provide advanced technical support, in-depth market intelligence, and new development opportunities to deliver a value-added service to its customers and principal partners.
This position is responsible for coordinating freight dispatching requirements including tendering freight requests, internal freight rate quotations, maintaining freight rate files, investigating and approving disputed freight invoices, managing claims and providing purchasing support to the Supply Chain group.

Responsibilities
> Maintains day-to-day relationships with freight carriers
> Coordinates freight tendering to carriers for company shipments
> Coordinates the relationship between the Company and its contracted freight consultants and service providers.
> Coordinates internal freight quotation requests and follows up on all internal and external customers
> Recommends approval or rejection of freight invoices prior to payment by the Accounts Payable staff. This involves investigating charges to determine approval or rejection and if a claim needs to be filed for additional charges
> Coordinates carrier claims records and filing claims on carriers
> Performing freight rate analysis
> Providing support services to the Supply Chain group as directed, including managing purchasing of chemical goods and services for certain company principals
> Ensures all freight carriers are compliant on communications with regards to any delays on pick-up from suppliers, in transit, as well as delivery to our 3PL WH or DC, specially the Direct PO to our customers

Qualifications
> Strong communication skills
> Able to work under pressure
> Excellent computer skills, including Word and Excel.
> Minimum of five years' experience working in Logistics
> Superior interpersonal skills
> College or university degree or relative experience
> Knowledge and experience working in the US transportation industry

A competitive salary is offered with great benefits provided. Excellent career growth opportunity with an innovative company. If this sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, please contact Michael van Olm at MacDonald Search Group michael@macdonaldsearchgroup.com 403-444-6487.