Logistics Clerk

Employment type: Full-time
City: Langley
Last visit: 2014-10-30
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-30


The Overwaitea Food Group is a dynamic member of the Jim Pattison Group of companies. Located in Langley, BC, we support over 140 unique stores in 6 banner formats (Save-On-Foods, Cooper’s Foods, Overwaitea Foods, PriceSmart Foods, Urban Fare and Bulkley Valley Wholesale) across both BC and Alberta. With over 15,000 team members and one of the longest serving team member bases in the retail industry, our team is committed to fulfilling our mission of “Always Customer First” and maintaining our core values of People, Service, Innovation, Fun and Integrity.

We have two (2) permanent full time employment opportunities in our Transportation Department for a Logistics Clerk. These positions report to the Manager, Transportation Services.

These positions are responsible for the administration of logistics services including O, S&D management, auditing and bill payment of carrier payables, repair and maintenance, fining, lumping, and other incidental expenses. These positions also serve as a backup Load Planner to cover Outbound and Inbound Load Planning as is deemed necessary. In this capacity, the positions are accountable for planning and coordinating inbound & outbound shipments into the warehouses and retail stores and for booking appointments and expediting shipments.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs administrative duties to support logistics services including Overages, Shortages & Damages (O, S&D) reconciliation.

Audits and processes all carrier payables for outbound store deliveries and inbound backhaul shipments. Resolves billing disputes with carriers.

Responsible for Carrier and Vendor Fining Administration.  Processes fining amounts. Responds to inquiries and disputes. Releases billing transactions to A/P for payment

Processes warehouse lumping transactions with lumping service contractor.

Prepares & processes work orders for repairs, maintenance, inspections, and insurance renewals on OFG equipment.

Data collection, and prepares and maintains various reports for the Transportation Manager & Finance.

Backup Load Planning Duties - builds efficient and economical routes for shipments using the transportation management system and tender to carriers.

Monitors shipments to ensure on-time delivery, and ensure proper communication and action is taken.

Resolves all carrier, vendor, purchasing and warehousing daily issues.

Maintains and prepares KPI’s for carriers within specific freight lanes.

Initiates action plans for non-compliant carriers who do not meet service parameters.

Assists carriers in resolving issues regarding unloading and waiting time issues.

Manually assigns or overrides appointments for unplanned and priority loads.


Grade 12 education, and a working knowledge and/or education in the transportation and logistics field.

A good working knowledge of MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access) and of office procedures.

Ability to work with Supply Chain Management systems including TMS, WMS, A-Series.

Great customer service, communication and interpersonal skills to deal with internal and external customers in a professional manner. A demonstrated ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.

Analytical thinking and a demonstrated ability to use a methodical approach to break down complex problems, identify cause/effect patterns, analyze problems and develop solutions.

Strong mathematical and organizational skills and attention to accuracy and detail.


Please note there are two (2) full time permanent positions available located at the EVP Warehouse Office.

When performing outbound Load Planning coverage, this position has a start time as early as 4:00am and requires some weekend shifts.


Interested applicants can now apply online at


on or before November 7, 2014.


We sincerely thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, we will only contact those selected for an interview.

Career Level: Student

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Retail In-Store

Job Function: Administrative and Clerical