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Job Description

Our client are reputable family owned business that are currently enjoying growth based on their success and quality of service.

The are looking to recruit an Ocean Freight Forwarding Associate to join their team based in Ontario. 

The role involves :
  • Acting as a liaison between clients, operations team and all other stakeholders.
  • Obtain and build out freight rates, processing requests within desired timelines.
  • Creatively building shipping strategies, working with ocean and inland shipping companies to create value add solutions for the client.
  • Rate negotiation.
  • Ensuring ocean import and export documentation is functioning consistently.
  •  Ensure timely and accurate movement of freight and information.
  • Keeping clients informed of booking notices and position updates.
  • Arrange collection of client goods with overseas agents and communicate updates, pick-ups, etc.
  • Issuance of manifests, BLs, delivery requests and releases.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience :
  • CIFFA Level I and II certification
  • 5+ years in the freight forwarding and logistics industry
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, detail oriented and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical, critical thinking skills and a business savvy mentality
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced industry as part of a team or solo
  • Proficient in English, Spanish language skills are an asset
  • You must have the right to work in Canada
Please contact me for a confidential discussion.