Shipping Associate

2020-09-03
Shipping Associate
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Artika is looking for a Shipping Associate.   Reporting to the Director, Logistics and Supply Chain, the ideal candidate will be a highly talented individual with solid work ethic, and experience in a shipping environment.

 

This individual will be a high-achiever who enjoys working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment focused on continuous improvement.

 

Responsibilities

  • Review emails and answer phone calls: split manifests, receive and answer customer inquiries to find out status of shipments;
  • Receive sorting instructions from ocean import department or customers directly.
  • When shipment leaves the warehouse, prepare invoices to include applicable charges: storage, guarantee, dock fees, destuff.
  • Prepare customer files: print manifest, verify special instructions such as sorting, shrink wrapping and pallet height specifications.
  • Organize and file documentation.
  • Management of transport slips
  • Management of customs documents
  • Plan the shipping schedule for the day
  • Ensure that orders are compliant before final shipment.
  • Communication with carriers
  • Other tasks as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • 1-2 years of experience working in a warehouse in a similar role;
  • Experience with customs documentation and freight forwarding;
  • Basic knowledge of transportation;
  • Computer skills (Word and Excel + Data Entry);
  • Excellent communications skills;
  • Customer service skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to learn quickly;
  • Ability to multitask;
  • Ability to work under pressure;  
  • English (working proficiency), French is an asset.

** Kindly note that only selected candidates will be contacted. **

Thank you for your interest in our company!

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