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Traffic Clerk

Job Description

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

The main purpose of the Traffic Coordinator is to plan and execute shipments ensuring all jobs meet the required profit margin.

Responsibilities;

  • Responsible for ensuring the integrity of shipped and received goods by verifying and maintaining records of all incoming and outgoing shipments to and from the warehouse

  • Plan and control the daily operations of the Shipping & Receiving Department and its staff including the efficient scheduling of trucking activity and the accurate and timely preparation and distribution of the associated loads.

  • Plan and control the daily operations of the Shipping & Receiving Department and its staff including the efficient scheduling of trucking activity and the accurate and timely preparation and distribution of the associated loads.

  • Examine contents and compares with records, such as manifests, invoices, bills of lading and other records to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipment

  • Prepare material for shipping ensuring freight is properly packed, labelled and staged in designated areas with relevant documentation

  • Record shipment data, such as weight, space availability, damages, or discrepancies

  • Reports damages, shortages, or nonconformance of material and/or documents to specifications

  • Route material to designated areas in the warehouse using work devices, such as hand jack, hi-lo, packaging equipment

  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of warehouse and cargo

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