Project Specialist (Freight Forwarding)

Project Specialist (Freight Forwarding)

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Edmonton, Alberta

Supply Chain & Operations




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with an Ontario-based company to hire an International Freight Forwarding Specialist! If you have previous experience with local and international supply chains, want to be part of a growing organization, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, please apply! 

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accurately accomplished, within a prescribed time frame.
  • Quote, fully define, document and execute airfreight, trucking, and ocean freight shipments.
  • Project manage and coordinate Air freight, Trucking (LTL, FTL, OD), Ocean Freight (LCL, Container, Breakbulk, RORO)
  • Respond to customer service requests.
  • Coordinate with vendors to manage cargo transit (e.g., dispatching carriers, and creating bookings).
  • Create necessary documentation for shipments such as Bills of Lading, Air waybills, and others as required.
  • Communicate with suppliers, vendors, customers, etc. on a consistent basis.
  • Keep records of executed orders and costs in accordance with company policies.
  • Prepare and deliver regular status reports.
  • Work with the team to modify schedules if needed.
  • Understand incoterms and export/import filings for Canada/USA.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience required.
  • Access to transportation is a must.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Ability to work effectively and consistently under pressure.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written with a customer-centric nature.

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