Freight Coordinator
The Sullivan Source - Toronto, ON

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  • Obtain quotes from carriers and forwarders for deliveries and international shipments
  • Submit documented proof of all agreements for back up to the appropriate departments
  • Coordinate LTL, TL, LCL, FCL and Airfreight shipments in the most economical way internationally and domestic
  • Arrange for pick up from manufacturer/delivery to site
  • Handle and maintain carrier moves
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with dedicated carriers, forwarders and couriers
  • Source rates from new carriers, forwarders and couriers
  • Cross check invoices received with the rates provided by the carrier for each shipment
  • Compare rates provided by manufacturers and carriers to familiarize which party can provide the best rates
  • Assist Costing Department with Contract Quotations

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Logistical Mathematics
  • Professional written and verbal communication
  • Professional presentation
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Sharp Investigative skills: Able to use all possible resources or establish new resources
  • Capable of multi-tasking and working to agreed schedules
  • Able to plan and accommodate varying workloads and be flexible in the approach to tasks.
  • Self-motivated and able to work both individually and as part of a team.
  • Prepared to take on additional responsibilities which are aligned to a fast moving and changing environment as driven by business needs and customer expectations.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent Computing Skills , Especially: Microsoft Access, Outlook, Excel, Word,
  • Able to type minimum 30 WPM
  • Good organization skills and excellent attention to detail

Experience in shipping and logistics is desired.

About this company
The Sullivan Source was created in 1998 as a resource centre for the design and architectural community. We specialize in numerous flooring...