Logistics Coordinator / Dispatcher

Freight Fox Inc - Richmond Hill, ON (26 days ago)

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Job Description: Logistics Coordinator / Dispatcher

Company Description:

Freight Fox is a dynamic freight management company and has been in business for over 9 years. We offer our clients the most customized, reliable and cost-effective supply chain management solutions in the industry. We pride ourselves on industry-leading service every step of the way in order to reduce the overall time and cost through our unique approach. We provide complete freight management without the typical approach and ensure that all of our clients’ unique needs & expectations are met. If you enjoy a fast-paced work environment, are great with people, and excited about a career in the transportation industry, then you will love working at Freight Fox.

Description of Role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will mainly be responsible for obtaining rates from asset-based trucking companies, dispatching orders and performing follow-ups in order to verify the status of each shipment that is in transit. You will be working with other team members and will be required to communicate with carriers and provide optimal service to the shippers and receivers involved with every load.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager
  • Improve and expand our approved carrier database
  • Obtain rate quotes from transportation resources (road, air, sea)
  • Negotiate rates with carriers
  • Create tenders in order to process transactions
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in written communication with all shippers and receivers
  • Other duties as required and assigned

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in the English language
  • Experience within trucking company or non-asset 3PL required
  • Knowledge of TL and LTL pricing in the Canadian/US marketplace is an asset
  • Knowledge of North American geographics and various industries
  • Working knowledge of Load Link, Outlook, Excel and similar operations programs
  • Persistent; takes initiatives and able to problem solve when necessary
  • Superior customer service skills with a proficiency in troubleshooting
  • Takes initiative and recognizes tasks that need to be completed without the guidance

Hours:

  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM – Monday to Friday (8 hours per day)

Remuneration:

  • Range between $30,200 to $55,000 annually depending on experience
  • 3 months probationary period
  • Lots of room for advancement

Additional:

  • Full Health Benefits
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Friendly and professional office environment

Mandatory Requirements:

  • 1 yr minimum work experience at a trucking company or 3PL

If you feel that you would be a strong candidate for this role, please drop by our office with your resume for consideration. Our address is 180 Brodie Dr, Unit 5 in Richmond Hill, ON L4B 3K8.

For more information about our company, you can also visit our website at www.gofreightfox.com

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $31,200.00 to $55,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Trucking or 3PL: 1 year (Required)