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Traffic Specialist

Job Reference: RS0527B

Job Title: Traffic Specialist

Location: US & Canada

Product: Softs & Agriculture

Role: Operations & Logistics

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international agricultural commodities trading group looking to hire a Traffic Specialist join their logistics department in the greater Toronto area.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Responsible for coordinating with shipping lines, trucking companies, clearing agents and warehouses on cargo tracking and status
  • Negotiate freight rates with shipping companies
  • Coordination and planning with processing plants to ensure efficient and streamlined transportation and storage of commodities
  • Track, measure and report regularly on import and export shipments, as well as monitoring quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of goods
  • Analyze date to monitor performance and plan improvement and demand

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar position in logistics, ocean freight, or traffic
  • Good understanding of various logistics processes, including container, truck and rail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as excellent organization and time management abilities
  • This position is based in the Greater Toronto area. Candidate must be Canadian citizens, Permanent Residents, or have a valid work permit

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.