Employment Type: Full Time
Posted on: 2018-05-24
JDI Logistics Logistician Full Time in Halifax, NS
Branch Halifax NS CA
Negotiate rates with carriers for various lanes and modes of transport (ocean/rail/road). JDI Logistics is a global provider of third party logistics,…
JDI Logistics is a global provider of third party logistics, warehousing and distribution, load brokerage, and intermodal marketing. We focus on offering solutions for the most complex and challenging material movements, utilizing a lean and efficient process model. From singular freight solutions to large supply chain management, JDI Logistics can integrate and manage a wide array of logistics services in both the United States and Canada. We are currently seeking applicants for the position of Logistician
to join our dynamic team in Halifax, NS. The primary focus on delivering superior value and performance to our customer. Responsibilities Include:
- Negotiate rates with carriers for various lanes and modes of transport (ocean/rail/road)
- Liaise with carriers coordinating lane and equipment availability
- Prepare quotations for the customer
- Manage the day to day transportation needs of customer, optimizing efficiencies within their supply chain through both knowledge base and Transportation Management software tools
- Obtain, verify and prepare shipping documentation
- Track/Trace and manage appointment requirements for customer shipments
- Develop proactive solutions to optimize supply chain and achieve cost savings for customers
- Work closely with the customer, carriers, co-workers and third parties to ensure efficient operations and to meet required deadlines
- On-call rotation required
- Successful completion of an undergraduate degree. A major in Business Administration or Commerce would be considered an asset.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills (both verbal and written)
- Minimum 5 years’ experience is preferred
- Organized, detail-oriented ? excellent follow-up skills are essential
- Problem Solving skills
- Ability to manage multiple priorities
- Thrives in a fast-pace environment
Please apply online.
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