Logistics Coordinator

  • 1199 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC V6E 2R1, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

McGill St Laurent is a company specialized in the sales and distribution of various types lumber, grains and cereals.

Job Description

Are you someone who is a confident communicator, detail oriented and who thrives in a challenging environment?  Do you want to work in an engaging environment that embraces entrepreneurship?

As a Logistics Coordinator you will : 

  • Communicate with customers and suppliers to discuss & coordinate shipping/scheduling needs for our lumber and grain business;
  • Ensure Precise Execution of Contractual Commitments;
  • Responsible for associated administrative components (i.e. customs documentation, scale tickets, invoices, etc.);
  • Negotiate Competitive Freight Rates while developing a reliable, long-term carrier base;
  • Provide accurate communication between all parties involved to ensure products are shipped in the timeliest and efficient manner;
  • Provide excellent customer service and follow-up, while working with a wide range of clients;
  • Communicate any market intelligence and freight opportunities to Traders;
  • Manage risks and opportunities during the logistics process to identify and mitigate any potential issues;
  • Assist with identifying and implementing any improvements to the logistics processes and procedures: receiving, invoicing, re-manning;
  • Book ocean-freight, prepare export documentation and   phytosanitary certification.

Qualifications

  • Exceptional attention to detail and thorough, accurate transaction records;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation skills;
  • Able to effectively manage a multitude of tasks while keeping all parties involved up to date on any changes / challenges to deliveries.;
  • Degree in a related field of postsecondary education;
  • Knowledge of logistical processes and supply chain management;
  • Knowledge of the agricultural industry is considered an asset;
  • Proficiency in the Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) (Essential);
  • Experience with SAP Business One is considered an asset.
  • Experience with Railcar & cross-border logistics is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of PEFC Certification.

Additional Information

Furthermore, McGill St Laurent offers:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Virtual Cloud Desktop;
  • Comprehensive benefits package (dental, health, life, disability, travel, group RRSP with employer contributions, etc.);
  • A unique culture and much more!