Linehaul Coordinator - Logistics and Transportation

Apps Cargo Terminals - Delta, BC (30+ days ago)

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APPS Cargo Terminals provides industry-leading transportation & supply chain solutions. We do so in a manner which is consistent with customer expectations & our “core values” of integrity, respect, profits & continuous improvement.

From humble beginnings, APPS now has 400 employees and operates 200+ trucks out of 6 terminals in Canada. And while APPS has grown from a local cartage company to the business we know and love today, it has always maintained its “promise to perform” philosophy. Our knowledge, experience and shared commitment mean customers get a quality service in what is an increasingly demanding marketplace. APPS continues to listen and learn so that it can better understand its customer’s needs and concerns.

Our commitment to excellent customer service is most recently evidenced by APPS Transport Group/ APPS Cargo Terminals making Canadian Shipper Magazine list for Shippers Choice for 2019, as rated by our customers, who we do great work for every day.

As part of our continued growth, we are seeking for an experienced Customer Service Representative to join our Kelowna team.

THE ROLE

The Linehaul Coordinator role requires a highly motivated, organized and customer-focused person that assumes the responsibility for running safe, effective and efficient movement of freight between terminals to ensure quality service to our customers.

This position will also require some after-hours problem-solving in which terminals must be kept informed of delays, while also using sound judgement to keep costs to the company to a minimum.

The Linehaul Coordinator supervises the movement of trailers with use of company drivers as well as outside carriers to help grow the division. He/She also coordinates with drivers to estimated time of departures as well as arrivals of loads to and from terminals and keep terminals informed of these times.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for filling out drivers running orders
  • Completing the nightly rundown
  • Filling in the line haul summary as needed with Tylor
  • Entering and completing FL division FB’s
  • Planning of nightly linehaul between terminals and customer direct loads
  • Contacting drivers for ETA’s to terminals/customers and relaying info to destination
  • Working with hired cartage/3P carriers
  • Booking extra trucks as required (confirming with Tylor/Steve)
  • Calling and texting Drivers
  • Dispatch the FL drivers and hired cartage/3P carriers
  • Obtaining POD’s & completing FTL division FB’s & completing trips
  • Working with compliance for scheduled maintenance of trucks
  • On-call every alternate week
  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • 1+ years’ experience in a Dispatcher or Coordinator within a logistics/freight company (REQUIRED)
  • Proficient knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel or Google Spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Good analytical and mathematical skills
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to meet urgent deadlines, with excellent problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment

WHY WORK HERE?

  • We offer a competitive compensation, including benefits and KPI bonuses
  • Opportunity for growth – we promote from within
  • Make an impact – within our team, your work will have a direct effect on your team the company’s success

Please apply asap with resume (no cover letter needed) as we are interviewing immediately.

Job Type: Full-time