Freight Manager
Par-Pak Ltd. - Brampton, ON

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Par-Pak Limited is a designer and manufacturer of rigid Plastic packaging with manufacturing facilities in United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. At Present, we are looking for a Freight Manager/Analyst to join our team in Brampton, Ontario.

Job Purpose

The primary focus of this role is to ensure that delivery of inbound and outbound freight is conducted in a timely and cost effective manner. Responsible for coordinating closely with the Warehouse and Finance teams to negotiate and manage all Freight Contracts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, negotiate and optimize both in-bound and out-bound Freight contracts (air, rail, truck etc.) in order to ensure cost effective and high quality delivery of Par-Pak finished goods to customers and other Par-Pak manufacturing facilities, including cross-border shipments.
  • Handle freight and customs invoicing, including discrepancy resolution in coordination with the Accounting department.
  • Manage and follow up on freight related issues.
  • Act as primary contact for major transportation providers and manage key freight supplier relationships.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum high school diploma, post secondary education an asset
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in transportation and logistics, supply chain, and/or sourcing.
  • Freight negotiation and contract experience.
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage both day-to-day responsibilities and project work.
  • Experience in Microsoft office applications.
  • Ability to gain trust and work collaboratively.
  • Experience implementing a freight management system would be an asset
  • Cross border freight experience would be an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning and organizational skills.

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