Logistics Coordinator

  • Gay Lea Foods
  • Brampton, ON, Canada
  • Oct 29, 2018
Full time Transportation

Job Description

Logistics Coordinator

Job Scope:  

Reporting to the Transportation Supervisor, the Logistics Co-ordinator is responsible for dispatching, route planning, labor planning, and coordinating shipments with both own carrier base and 3PL within the Canadian network..

Key Responsibilities:

  • Route plan and sequence calls for next day shipment requirements on own carrier base.
  • Communicate sales orders to third party carriers going outside the geographical region of own fleet.
  • Coordinate daily ad-hoc delivery requirements.
  • Coordinate additional driver support as required through partnered service providers.
  • Coordinate equipment to and from maintenance.
  • Provide communicational status updates to internal and external stakeholders as requested on ETAs, delays for sales orders.
  • Ensure drivers are prepared for work with Log Books, Safety equipment, etc.
  • Responsible for incident and accident report/documentation.
  • Ensure all PODS are collected and accounted for, scanned into knowledge link.
  • Ensure all driver routing packets are prepared and assembled with the necessary documentation, bills, pick up appointments etc.
  • Approve/Decline/Process demurrage charges with 3rd party carriers.
  • Monitor and report on driver/route KPI’s.
  • Document delays, and report on corrective actions for planning, systematic issues.

 Qualifications:

  • Excellent Telephone/Communication/People skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong time management and priority allocation skills, urgency understanding.
  • Proficiency in Word/Excel
  • Exceptional keyboarding skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast paced environment.
  • 2 years Prior logistics and dispatch experience
  • 3 year college diploma in business/supply chain designations.

Gay Lea Foods is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available upon request throughout our recruitment and selection process.

 

City

Brampton