DB Schenker Traffic Coordinator, Ocean Export Full Time in Mississauga, ON

DB Schenker

Branch Mississauga ON CA

Traffic Coordinator, Ocean Export
Mississauga, ON

Validate and maintenance of trucking and ancillaries (no freight) reserves. At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world….

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 68,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

Coordinating and handling the outgoing ocean freight shipments for the division. The effective and efficient handling of these shipments has to ensure continuous cargo flow while at the same time respecting company policies and objectives.

  • Comply with company policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Interface with peers, colleagues, supervisors and management
  • Ability to think outside of the box and offer effective solutions, operational focus
  • Proactively identify potential issues and work to resolve quickly, operational focus
  • Receive, validate for correctness and distribute pre-advise documentation from origin, Gateway & TPOCC, as required
  • Receive, validate for correctness and distribute arrival notices from carrier & gateway, as required
  • Effective and efficient file shipment creation/activation including follow-up/transfer of control back to origin for necessary corrections as required
  • Distribution of pick-up numbers, hold/examination notices, freight invoices and other ancillary charges, notices or invoices, as required
  • Effectively communicate with Ocean Carriers/Gateway regarding corrections to the manifest / arrival notice
  • Preform credit checks, denied party checks and cheque requisition for outstanding COD charges
  • Generate and provide arrival notice document to required parties
  • Generate and submit of re-manifest/cargo control documents (A8A) to Canada Customs
  • Effective and timely coordination of delivery and drayage, including generation and distribution of Drayage/Delivery orders and/or internal orders
  • Effectively communicate with Client Service Leads regarding shipments status, deliveries, and changes to shipments
  • Effectively communicate with Carriers regarding requests for Cargo diversion
  • Effectively communicate with Carriers regarding rush request for priority discharge, rail-loading and any other special instructions
  • Provision of commercial invoice/packing slip to customs broker (as requested)
  • Issuance of Internal Orders for Schenker cleared Shipments
  • Effective coordination with gateway for consolidated and co-loaded cargo
  • Shipment tracking and monitoring
  • Timely update of all mandatory tracking events per global and customer SOPs
  • Validate and maintenance of trucking and ancillaries (no freight) reserves
  • Efficient and effective customer invoicing and/or transfer of file to centralized billing group


  • 2-3 years of industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Canadian Customs requirements (ACI, HS Code, Fumigation)
  • Knowledge of US Customs requirements (AMS, Fumigation) is an asset
  • Knowledge of Freight Forwarding / Supply Chain Logistics
  • Knowledge of Incoterms
  • Knowledge of Ocean Freight Operations
  • Knowledge of international ports and geography
  • Understanding of carriers’ service and routing
  • Understanding of the customer’s current shipment, statistical and financial status (Credit)
  • MS Office skills required
  • Must be detail oriented and accurate when processing documentation
  • Team player
  • Communicates ideas clearly and concisely
  • Proactive, positive, enthusiastic and self-driven
  • Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills (proactive and reactive)
  • Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
  • Business English required

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Mississauga, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-04
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