Ocean Freight Coordinator – Remote

Ocean Imports Coordinator – International Freight Forwarder – – Exclusive
– Salary range is 60K-68K + bonus and benefits – this is a permanently remote position.

Email: kevin@buckleysearch.com or anna@buckleysearch.com

Our client is a well established Freight Forwarder.

All candidates must have Ocean Import experience with a Canadian Freight Forwarder.

They are looking for an experienced person to handle all aspects of Ocean Import freight documentation and customer service. 

Do you want to join a dynamic company with strong growth prospects?

We are looking for an Ocean import professional with 5 years or more experience in international ocean import procedures. 

This is a fully remote position, reporting out of province, open to people who reside in ON, QC, NB, NS, NL.


  • Set up files based on pre-advise. Arrange trucker and warehouse requirements.
  • Receive documents from steamship or shipper.
  • Break down and distribute into files and calculate charges. Issue steamship release to warehouse, invoice shipments according to client rates. Close file, pass invoices.
  • Responsible for customer contacts, followups by phone/email.
  • Regular work with invoices, calculations of profit and commissions, tracking and correcting mistakes in supplier invoices.
  • Assure timely billing as per company policy.
  • Work according to project process.
  • Interact with international clients providing excellent customer service.
  • Escalate issues to next management level if required.
  • Contact shippers to gather documentation and shipment info, check. Understanding and working with De-consolidations.
  • Liaison with Steamship companies and Trucking firms.
  • Working with a computerized Tracking/Tracing system for monitoring the movement of ocean containers.
  • Proactive customer service to identify and resolve shipping problems.

The successful applicant should have:

  • 5 Years or more of Ocean Imports in Canada in international freight forwarding.
  • Knowledge of Ocean Import documentation and procedures
  • Fluent communicator in English, written and spoken
  • Fast learner with a keen eye for detail; accurate and thorough; well organized.
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