Transportation & Logistics Coordinator

Location: Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Department: Supply Chain & Logistics

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

COMPANY BACKGROUND

Tree Island Steel Ltd.  (“Tree Island Steel” or the “Company”) is a publicly listed company whose shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol TSL.  Headquartered in Richmond, British Columbia, since 1964, Tree Island Steel, through its four operating facilities in Canada and the United States, produces wire products for a diverse range of industrial, residential construction, commercial construction, agricultural, and specialty applications. Its products include bright wire; a broad array of fasteners, including packaged, collated and bulk nails; stucco reinforcing products; concrete reinforcing mesh; fencing and other fabricated wire products. The Company markets these products under the Tree Island®, Halsteel®, True-Spec®, K-Lath®, TI-Wire® and Tough Strand® brand names. Tree Island Steel operates in Canada under Tree Island Industries Ltd and in the United States under Tree Island Wire (USA) Inc.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Working with various departments to ensure accurate and timely movements of product to and from customers, suppliers and Tree Island locations.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and schedule transportation throughout North America in accordance with the shipping schedule.
  • Negotiate and approve spot rate quotations. 
  • Combine individual customer orders to build Truckloads based on geography and cost efficiency, or move LTL in the most cost-efficient manner as needed.
  • Communicate directly with transportation companies to schedule outbound loads, inbound deliveries and container pick-ups.
  • Data entry of purchase orders into ERP System for inbound and outbound freight.
  • Reconciliation and closing of Transportation Purchase Orders.
  • In-transit shipment tracking for all outbound shipments.
  • Arrange and track customer returns.
  • Coordinate and communicate workload and workflow with Customer Service, scheduling, and shipping to ensure accurate shipping of orders.
  • Assist Shipping Department in directing drivers and completing shipping paperwork as needed.
  • Generate shipping and customs documentation for U.S.-bound shipments.
  • Other duties related to the above.

 

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 - 3 years’ experience in a Transportation and/or Logistics role.
  • Diploma or Degree in Transportation and/or Logistics.
  • Well-developed computer skills with proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of North America.
  • Knowledge of trucking industry standards and load management.
  • Must be able to multi task without direct supervision combining excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Experience with ERP Systems; QAD/MFGPro is an asset.

 

We thank all candidates who apply, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No agencies please.

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