Van Belle Nursery, is a leading grower of ornamental plants for major mass market retailers.
We embrace progressive business practices like open book management and profit sharing to give our people opportunities as we ambitiously pursue growth.
Five Core Values are the foundation of our cherished company culture:
Best Effort; Always Positive; Respect People; Find a Better Way; Do It Now.
We hold these values dearly, and they guide our decision making for recruiting and management across our group of companies.
The Dispatcher/logistics coordinator contributes ensuring Excellent Administration of incoming and outgoing shipments by coordinating VBN fleet and securing good relationships with carriers and good management of budget lines.
My goals are to:
- Manage and dispatch BC drivers for both incoming and outgoing product
- Assist Logistics Administrator with communication with stores and vendors
- Coordinate consistent and efficient rack pickups at stores
I am responsible for:
- Managing all logistics activities to ensure timely inbound and outbound freight.
- Dispatching local BC drivers
- Coordinating loads with 3rd party carriers
- Managing the return of shipping racks in an efficient manner
- Preparing load paperwork for US and Cdn loads
I'll know I'm winning when:
- Incoming and outgoing loads are picked up and delivered on time.
- Empty shipping racks are returned promptly so they can be reused
- Both internal and external customers are happy with service levels
- Dispatch local drivers.
- Coordinate loads with 3rd party carriers
- Complete and print load paperwork
- Book appointments for deliveries
- Manage empty shipping rack returns
- Assist with freight invoice approvals
- eFile all BOLs and corresponding paperwork
- Book incoming shipments for purchasing
- Manage Visas for fleet drivers
- Review FSC rates
- Establish Freight Rates
- Update Freight Landed Lookups as each program rolls out
- Prepare orientation for internal drivers
- Negotiate Rental of 5-ton Trucks
- Manage Insurance for all 5-tons
- Set up kits for the trucks Inc first aid kits, logs and decals
For more information visit: www.vanbelle.com
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $55,000.00-$60,000.00 per year
- Casual dress
- Dental care
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Profit sharing
- Vision care
- dispatch: 3 years (required)
- dispatching: 1 year (preferred)