Share this Job

Warehouse Shipping Desk Clerk

Date: 14-Mar-2019

Location: Toronto, Canada

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 159736
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Entry-level

Office Location: Toronto (YYZ)

Travel Required: 0%

Start Date:

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for eleven core industries. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy and Project Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector.

The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and it works with partner companies in over 100 countries. Panalpina employs approximately 14,000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

We are looking to hire a Warehouse Shipping Desk Clerk to support/assist Shipping Supervisor while performing tasks on the shipping desk.


* Take directions from shipping supervisor for the daily tasks

* Perform shipping functions while working on the shipping desk including coordinating with the outbound carriers’ drivers

* Allocate drivers to the available dock doors and coordinate with the loaders to load the shipment

* Organize shipping documents according to the appointments of the customers

* Identify the shipments on the floor

* Cooperate with processing department to prepare the packing slips/BOLs for the outbound shipments

* Close orders in the system once the shipment is picked up

* Liaison with various carriers to make sure that the shipments are picked up in timely manner

* Respond to the customers and carriers’ e-mails

* Ensure accurate shipment loading.

* Call the carriers if required to arrange the pickups

* Assist in closing E-com orders in system

* Send an update to shipping supervisor/operations manager at the end of the shift

* File/organize the shipping documents at the end of the shift

* Other duties as required

* Physical Requirements: standing, walking, sitting, bending, moving cartons, counting cartons & pallets, using pump tuck to move pallets (if required)


* Minimum a High School Diploma

* Minimum 2 years warehouse experience preferably in shipping department (3 PL experience: an asset)


* Detail Oriented

* Solid communication skills both written and oral

* Team oriented

* Strong Organize

* Strong knowledge of shipping documents and procedures

* Supports organizational commitment to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 certification.

* Perform assigned tasks to support Panalpina meets its objectives and targets regarding quality, health, safety and environment as documented in IMS and follow all requirements as set out in the QHSE policy.

* It is the responsibility of all staff to ensure that their day to day activities embrace sustainability/Health and safety therefore reducing the impact upon the environment, supporting the communities we work in and reducing incidents in the workplace.


* Fluent in English both written and oral

Specifics for Job / Environment

* MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), Warehouse Management Software (WMS)

* Safety shoes and safety vest to be used during the work hours

* Physically identify the shipments and coordinate with the loading drivers

* Physically able to lift, push & carry up to 44 lbs


If you wish learn more about this opportunity please apply

Panalpina Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Panalpina Inc. souscrit au principe d’équité en matière d’emploi

*Panalpina welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process including recruitment, assessment, selection and hiring stages. Please call 905-755-4545 should you require any accommodations.