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Traffic Specialist

Job Reference: RS0504B

Job Title: Traffic Specialist

Location: US & Canada

Product: Shipping

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 trading company looking to hire a Traffic Specialist to join their team in South Florida.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Maintain effective communication between traders, customers, vendors, and logistics services to ensure terms specified in purchase and sales contracts are executed
  • Oversee vessel scheduling, laycan (laydays canceling) declaration and confirmation, vessel nomination and tracking
  • Handle requests for inspections (SGS, Bureau Veritas, etc.) as needed
  • Maintain necessary shipping documents (Certificates of Origin, Bill of Lading, Quality Certificates, and other export documents).
  • Drafting Letters of Credit
  • Manage insurance declarations (charterers liability and marine declaration)

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 10+ years' experience in a traffic / logistics position, in the maritime and shipping industry. Experience with bulk vessel shipments an advantage
  • Experience handling Letters of Credit preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Excel and full Office Suite
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organization skills
  • Ability to complete tasks independently and manage a high volume work load

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.