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Rig Logistics is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider specializing in transportation management. We connect shippers with carriers, ensuring efficient and reliable freight transportation solutions. We are currently seeking a motivated and dynamic Logistics Coordinator to join our team and contribute to our continued growth. As a Logistics Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in our operations by sourcing and securing reliable carriers to meet our clients' transportation needs. You will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with carriers, negotiating rates, and ensuring timely and cost-effective transportation solutions. This position requires strong communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  •  Source and identify reliable carriers to expand our network and meet client transportation requirements.
  •  Develop and maintain strong relationships with carriers, fostering trust and effective collaboration.
  •  Negotiate freight rates and contract terms with carriers, ensuring competitive and cost-effective solutions.
  •  Manage carrier performance, including tracking on-time delivery, service quality, and compliance.
  •  Continuously monitor market conditions, industry trends, and carrier capacity to proactively address any potential challenges.
  •  Utilize transportation management systems (TMS) and load boards to identify and match available freight with suitable carriers.
  •  Coordinate with the operations team to ensure seamless execution of transportation services and resolve any issues or exceptions that arise.
  •  Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of carrier contracts, rates, and service agreements.
  •  Provide exceptional customer service by promptly responding to inquiries and keeping clients informed on shipment status and updates.
  •  Collaborate with the sales team to support business development efforts, including prospecting and lead generation.
  •  Other:
  •  Contribute innovative sourcing solutions that help drive the talent strategy.
  •  Other duties as assigned.

Our Ideal Candidate will possess:

  •  High school diploma or equivalent (bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred).
  •  3 plus year’s proven experience in carrier sales, freight brokerage, or logistics operations.
  •  Strong negotiation and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
  •  Excellent problem-solving abilities and the capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  •  Familiarity with transportation management systems (TMS) and load boards.
  •  Proficient in using technology and software applications such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  •  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  •  Understanding of transportation regulations, compliance, and industry best practices.
  •  Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
  •  Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and willingness to go the extra mile to meet client and company needs.

Why Rig:

  •  Thrive in a supportive team that provides coaching and training to help develop your skills and progress your career
  •  Health and Dental coverage
  •  Hybrid work schedule possibilities
  •  Competitive Salary and Bonus program

About Rig:

  •  Celebrating over 15 years in Business
  •  Active in giving back through Corporate Social Responsibility and Charitable Giving
  •  Committed to environmental sustainability
Rig Logistics is committed to Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Job Type:

Full-time

Pay:

$50,000.00-$100,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  •  Dental care
  •  Extended health care
  •  Life insurance
  •  On-site parking
  •  Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

French not required

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

Commission pay

Experience:

  • Third Party Logistics: 2 years (required)
  • Truckload Brokerage: 2 years (required)

Work Location:

Hybrid remote in Rocky View County, AB T1X 0L7

Job Features

Start Date2024-05-15

Rig Logistics is a leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider specializing in transportation management. We connect shippers with carriers, ensuring efficient and reliable freight transportation sol...