Freight Forwarder/Logistics Coordinator

St. John’s, NL or Halifax, NS
For 100 years, PF Collins has been the trusted and preferred provider of international trade and logistics services to clients in Canada and around the world. From offices in Halifax, Calgary, and St. John’s, our mandate is to provide safe and high-quality solutions that create leaner supply chains for our clients.

We are seeking a confident and experienced Freight Forwarder / Logistics Coordinator who is accustomed to delivering exceptional customer service in a fast paced, time-sensitive environment.

Key Responsibilities

As a Freight Forwarder / Logistics Coordinator you will act as an intermediary between our customers and logistics providers, arranging the movement and expediting of domestic and international shipments. Responsibilities will include:

  • Gathering information from clients, such as type of goods being shipped, shipping origin/destination, size, weight, and dimensions of the shipment;
  • Researching shipping options such as air, ocean, truck, rail or courier and determining the best shipping method based on price and delivery date;
  • Negotiating transportation charges with carriers and providing quotations to customers;
  • Keeping track of rates, tracking shipment progress, and preparing customs and transport documents.

Good documentation control, including routing plans, is essential to be successful in this position.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Any combination of the following industry-specific education would be considered an asset:
    • Diploma in International Trade / Business;
    • CIFFA 2-year diploma; and/or,
    • IATA Designation; and/or,
    • CIFFA PFF Designation.
  • Good organizational and communication skills;
  • High accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Analytical and time management skills;
  • Commitment to teamwork;
  • Two or more years experience.

To Apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter as soon as possible to [email protected].

PF Collins is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.