Nutrition Operations
Transportation Specialist

General Purpose and Scope of Position

The Transportation Specialist plays a key role in supporting the Marketing and Distribution business of the company. The scope is to effectively manage and provide cost effective multi-modal logistics solutions, exceptional internal and external service that supports the marketing efforts in their region. This person is also responsible for sourcing capacity and dispatching freight, optimizing supply chain solutions, and assisting in the timely and accurate input into the operating system to allow for efficient transaction execution and performance reporting.

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Key Skills and Abilities Include

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in transportation and logistics, preferably in the Agricultural industry
  • Bulk commodity transportation experience considered an asset
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and superior customer service skills
  • Ability to operate in an ERP system, as well as have a mid-level ability with Word and Excel

Key Personal Attributes Include

  • Requires a high-energy individual with a positive attitude
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • The ability to multi-task while maintaining focus to complete all tasks as necessary

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include

  • Manage daily transportation operations using third party carriers
  • Coordination between suppliers, production facilities, transportation companies and customers in regards to the shipment of product
  • Carrier evaluation and selection
  • Negotiate freight rates and source capacity
  • Track and trace loads for pick-up and delivery and update systems with all required information including shipment weights
  • Source carriers within different modes and continually develop a working carrier base
  • Build rapport and maintain relationships with key carriers, providing constructive feedback to improve performance.
  • Analyze lanes, rates, and capacity and offer solutions for better overall service and freight savings


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package

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