Logistics Coordinator

Ippolito Transportation Inc. - Burlington, ON (30+ days ago)

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COMPANY ABOUT US:

Ippolito Transportation Inc. is located in Burlington, Ontario and was established to be a best in class service provider servicing Ontario, Quebec, Eastern, Midwest, and Southern United States. Our distribution network services perishable and non-perishable clients, and our transportation team is responsible for the timely delivery of over 80,000 shipments per year.

THE ROLE:

Currently seeking to fill a Full-Time Logistics Coordinator that reports to the Transportation General Manager at our Burlington, ON location. The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing the traffic and freight flow through the business – providing superior customer service and dispatching accuracy.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

Some of the day-to-day tasks involve (but not limited to):

  • Entering orders into computer system
  • Providing dispatch to drivers and coordinating delivery
  • Ensuring completion of orders (pick up and delivery of freight) by working within our own group or by outsourcing with associate carriers.
  • Tracking and tracing shipments communicating with client’s internal staff carriers and customers as required to complete orders.
  • Ensuring all documentation for said orders is collected scanned into system.
  • Completing orders in system to the point where they are ready for invoicing. Based on pre approved rates.
  • Making calls as required to new and existing clients to insure we maintain our revenue stream with them.
  • Managing container moves tracking, ensuring bonds and all other paperwork requirements are in place and completed. Working with steamship lines insure loaded and MT containers are picked up a returned within the required time frames

WHAT YOU BRING TO IPPOLITO:

Education

  • Completion of post-secondary education is an asset.

Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience working in the transportation industry in an operations (dispatch load broker type role) position is preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Good well rounded understanding of the general freight business i.e. Flat bed, container, dry freight.
  • Understanding of weights and dimensions as well as the various types of equipment available and its specifications capabilities and limitations.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be an excellent communicator work well with customers on the phone
  • Superior interpersonal skills

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WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Ippolito offers a full range of incentives for employees. Employees are entitled to safety shoe reimbursement annually; full-time hours with a comprehensive benefits packages and an RRSP program with a company matching portion. Ippolito also encourages referrals through an Employee Referral Bonus Program.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Schedule is Monday to Friday with rotating weekends throughout the department

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT:

Ippolito celebrates all forms of diversity and does not participate in any unlawful discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ancestry, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, gender, age, national origin, martial stats, same-sex relationship status, sexual orientation, family status, disability, record of offences or any other factors which cannot lawfully be used. We encourage members who identify from any minoritized group such as women, members of the LGBTQIA+ communities, racial or ethnic group and those with disabilities to apply.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT:

In the event during any stage of the recruitment process (i.e.: interviewing) you may require accommodation, please get in touch with the Human Resources Department directly. A member from the HR team will respond to your request for accommodation appropriately.

Those who meet the minimum qualifications and are legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered further in the hiring process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • dispatch: 1 year (Preferred)