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.


  • 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.