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Senior Traffic Coordinator

Reference ID:
298381
Location:
Salary:
Our fashion importer client is looking for a Senior Traffic Coordinator to add to their growing team! This person will be reporting to the Warehouse and Operations Manager, and they will be managing the daily duties of one traffic coordinator. 

Responsibilities:
– Organize, plan, control and oversee Ocean/Air Freight Import operations and activities
– Ensure timeliness, quality, conformity and control over departmental production flow of shipment files handling and closing, overseas affiliates’ remittance and P/L’s, vendors’ invoices approving and month-end closing processes
– Review import documents for accuracy
– Ensure proper HS Codes for duty proposes
– Communicate with vendors to follow up shipments and documents
– Communicate with vendors to ensure deliveries dates are as promised
– Track inbound shipments and advise shipping of potential schedule changes
– Prepare import documents and file entries prior to arrival of cargo
– Assist in communications and shipping requirements with suppliers overseas regarding production
– Improve internal efficiency of systems and processes
– Play a leading role in ocean/air carrier contracts’ negotiations
– Perform regular business intelligence activities in the market and keep the Company informed on market conditions, trends and competitor’s activities in ocean markets
– Create or validate PO’s
– Update reports relating to traffic/production
– Verify and update actual cost

 

Skills & Attributes:
– 5+ years of experience in a similar role
– Strong organization, planning, decision-making and problem-solving skills
– Strong teamwork skills
– Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment
– Excellent knowledge of Excel
– Prior experience with EDI and/or Visual Next an asset
– Fluently bilingual