Import/ Export Operations Coordinator
at Agility

Date Posted: 5/6/2019

Job Description

The primary function of the Operations Coordinator is to process all shipments, coordinating the movement and monitoring while in route. Must have the ability to handle shipments from start to finish ensuring compliance with Agility’s Corporate policies as well as government regulations.   Direct communication with customers, overseas offices, airlines and truckers is required. 

Primary job duties and responsibilities are as follows:

 

  • Daily management and coordination of shipments
  • Establish and coordinate schedules with carriers and tender shipments
  • Create, coordinate country specific documents
  • Track and trace all shipments
  • Prepare and publish reports as requested
  • Proactively identify problems and swiftly implement the appropriate solutions
  • Confirm rates with carriers
  • Perform other duties as request or assigned
  • Responsible for cost containment of shipments
  • Evaluate shipments, consolidate loads, select most cost effective method of delivery
  • Lane analysis required on orders to select the most appropriate mode of transport within customer requirements
  • Daily Communication with customers on relevant issues and resolution
  • Manage new account implementation from standard operating procedure to execution
  • Ability to demonstrate deductive logic, problem solving and trouble shooting skills

Job Requirements

All Education and Experience requirements comply with provincial human rights legislation.

Education and Experience include:

  • High school diploma
  • +5 year experience in freight operations
  • Effective communicator, both verbally and written with tendencies to create collaborative engagements
  • Interpersonal skills that builds respected professional relationships internally & externally

At this time, we are considering only local candidates who are able to work without employer sponsorship. No agencies or phone calls, please. Only those candidates whose experience best meets our requirements will be contacted.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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