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Logistics Coordinator
Posted date [Jan-10-13]  (ID: 21691)
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Logistics Coordinator

5-6 days per week & on call as required

Ability to work outside of standard working hours when required a MUST!

 

Job Specific Characteristics

-Safety assurance

-Strong management skills

-Able to manage multiple priorities

-Excellent interpersonal skills

-Computer literacy

-Familiarity with all types of produce and its quality

 

Qualifications

-English: Excellent written and verbal

-Successful completion of secondary school

-Strong background in the fresh produce business

-Knowledge of company safety rules and regulations

 

Duties/Responsibilities

#1 Coordinate transportation

-Coordinate the import of fresh produce commodities.

-Ensure on time deliveries and related expenses on budget

-Coordinate all shipment arrangements with US/Canadian Vendors

-Ensure all government regulations and documents pertaining to off-shore sourcing are understood and utilized.

-Monitor documents received by Customs Brokers, to avoid delays on clearance/crossing process.

 

#2  Analysis

-Analyze and propose transportation routes for ocean/air considering intermodal/cross-docking alternatives when available and acceptable.

-Recognize and analyze potential transportation problems and determine solutions.

 

#3 Communication

-Negotiate with carriers to obtain the best possible rate and service.

-Provide accurate information and transportation solutions ensuring quality and savings.

-Set up delivery appointments with warehouse and dispatch trucks for deliveries/pick-ups.

-Track, monitor, report, register and communicate all transport status and movement.

-Verify with Food Agencies if planned commodities are allowed into Canada/US in case of restrictions and present alternatives, either different routes or origins.

 

 

#4  Quality Assurance

-Communicate all damage issues to vendors/buyers and initiate the claims.

-Meet expected delivery standards

 

#5 Record keeping

-Prepare required reports (financial/projection/inventory)

 

# 6 Other Duties as required

-Collaborate in special production promotion programs

Job Title Logistics Coordinator
Company Name Burnac Produce
Email resume@burnacproduce.com
Category Category -> Transportation / Logistics
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Salary
Location Toronto
Area Area -> Toronto