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Shipping Coordinator

Job Description

We are partnering with a leading US Freight Forwarder seeking a Shipping Coordinator to join their growing team.

The main purpose of the traffic coordinator is to follow up on the availability of cargo and to ensure timely delivery.

Responsibilities;

  • Ensure that all shipments are dispatched to the carrier for timely pickup
  • Follow up with trucker advising them of availability of cargo
  • Following up to make sure that the cargo delivers in a timely manner
  • Updating Cargowise (O/S) with relevant documentation (POD’s, damage reports, etc.) and information (updating delivery dates in files, inserting charges)
  • Works in a fully paperless environment
  • Paying charges and working with freight forwarders and steamship lines to ensure timely freight releases are received

Skills Required;

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in the Freight Forwarding or Shipping sector.
  • High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) equivalency
  • PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Work, Access and Excel.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience operating Cargowise is a plus