DISPATCHER & LOGISTICIAN:
We are looking for a motivated, detailed, team-orientated individual to join our growing dispatch team. The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant, dynamic, fast-paced environment that is detail orientated and heavily dependent on teamwork and communication with internal staff, company drivers and customers.
The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following job duties and
• Building and editing loads into our dispatch system
• Entering real-time progress information on driver trips
• Working with other dispatchers in terms of load detail, planning and organization
• Tracking and tracing driver progress on all loads, working with the appropriate dispatcher, and
reporting back to the customer when necessary
• Coordinating all border crossing paperwork into and out of the United States
• Coordinating customer relations with load brokers and customers
• Assisting other dispatchers in communicating with drivers and other staff
• Monitoring driver electronic logbooks and support other dispatchers in monitoring driver timing
& trip planning
• Supporting our management team in developing new freight and new lanes
• Respond to incoming customer inquiries
It is recommended that the successful candidate has the following qualifications:
• Education Required: Minimum High School diploma
• Years of Experience Required: 1-2 years or more preferred but not necessary
• Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
• Knowledge of computer software programs and telephone systems
• The ability to work effectively and efficiently with both internal staff and our customers
• Detail orientated
• Open to new ideas and processes
• Reliable & dependable
The position is full-time, permanent, Monday-Friday from 10am – 7pm.
To apply for this position please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
with the subject line “Dispatcher/Logistician Application”.
Our driver of the month for October 2017 is Bruce Ross. Bruce has been with Seafood Express since April 2012 as a local, container driver. Bruce proves he is hardworking every day he is on the job, he’s a pleasure to talk to in the office, he always goes above and beyond along with being respectful to his dispatch and other drivers.Thank you for all your hard work and Congratulations Bruce!
We are so happy to announce that we are now members of the Trucks for Change network, which is a non-profit group of leading highway carriers across Canada who believe in supporting communities with in-kind transportation services.
Our driver of the month for August 2017 is Manuel Wagner. Manuel has been with Seafood Express since January 2016 as a long-haul, cross-border driver. Manuel shows a positive and cooperative attitude when he is on the job. He has a safe over-the-road record, and he is willing to go above and beyond to help Seafood Express please our customers in a safe & timely fashion. Congratulations, Manuel!
Seafood Express has recently updated their phone system!
Now, before you dial the extension, you must dial 9. For example, if you’d like to reach Fleet Maintenance, you must dial 9, and then 228.
Seafood Express is very excited to say we are now Iron Apple certified! We are now recognized in both Canada and United States as an approved Preventive Controls Plan HACCP based food safety program for transportation and storage. Seafood Express also met all the minimum training requirements for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Regulation requirements. Food Safety and Sanitary Food Handling is at the top of our list when it comes to transporting products between pick up and delivery.
Over the last few months we’ve been working hard at building up our new drivers lounge. Located next door to our main terminal, the newly renovated drivers lounge features 24/7 access for all of our company drivers. Along with free wi-fi, cable TV, the new lounge has a kitchenette equipped with a fridge, microwave and coffee machine, a small gym/workout room, and a full bathroom with a shower.
So whether you are laid over for a night in town, or are waiting for your load paperwork, the drivers lounge is for all our company drivers to relax in a comfortable, safe setting. Enjoy!
Drivers Lounge open 24/7
Drivers Lounge Kitchenette
Drivers Lounge Bathroom
Drivers Lounge Shower
Drivers Lounge Gym
We would like to congratulate Philip Ramsay (Unit #375) on being named the APTA’s Driver of the Month for June 2016. Philip has been driving with us for 30 years and he’s showed his professionalism and dedication to this industry by his safe driving record and the 3,000,000 miles he’s put on the road as a Seafood Express driver.
From all of us at Seafood Express (PEI) Ltd., congratulations Philip!
On behalf of all of the staff and drivers at Seafood Express (PEI) Ltd., we would like to congratulate Dale Scott (Unit #383) on receiving the 2015 Driver of the Year Award! Dale came to Seafood Express after he graduated JVI Driving School in 2012. In his first year, he received our Rookie of the Year award and he’s kept up the great work ever since. Through Dale’s positive attitude, hard work ethic and professional driving experience/skills he’s become a true role model and a leading example for all young drivers getting involved in the trucking industry.
Keep up the great work Dale, and from all of us at Seafood Express (PEI) Ltd. – Congratulations!