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Contract Specialist in Brampton at DSV

Date Posted: 4/3/2018

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DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 

Location: CAN > ON > Brampton > Driver Rd 
Job Posting Title: Contract Specialist - 4481 

The DSV Road Contract Specialist role is responsible for the completion of DSV carrier set-ups and managing of real time customer quotes. The position is also responsible for interpreting insurance policies by calling insurance agents to get information by phone, requesting mailed certificates, and/or verifying carrier licensing via internet. The Contract Specialist is responsible for ensuring all carrier compliancy requirements are met. In addition to these duties, the Contract Specialist position follows-up with carriers to collect information required in order for them to be able to haul loads for the company. The Contract Specialist is responsible for performing real-time quote responses and fulfilling request for RFP’s from customers directly and DSV Sales team members. The Contract Specialist will be required to support operational staff in quotes and carrier setup across all Road branches within Canada.


  • Completes DSV carrier ‘set-ups’ and ‘updates’ by corresponding with several parties and
  • keyboarding the information into the DSV TMS database.
  • Contacts insurance agents to request information verbally, and request a mailed certificate.
  • Verifies carrier licensing using the internet.
  • Completes follow-ups with carriers to obtain information required for them to continue to haul loads for DSV.
  • Interprets insurance policies.
  • Respond to quote request in a timely manor
  • Provide accurate and profitable quotes to the market place
  • Follow up with customers on previous quotes
  • Mine existing customer data base for new opportunities to quote and bring on new business
  • Multitask and handle multiple quote request at the same time.
  • Have in-depth knowledge of market place carriers and current rates.
  • Applies knowledge of industry terms and concepts.
  • Provides customer service to both internal and external clients by applying interpersonal communication techniques.
  • Works in a fast-paced environment


  • Performs other duties as needed
  • Project work as required.

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • 4 years’ experience in a logistics, customer service or related field.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations


Computer Skills

  • Proficient typing and PC skills (Word/Excel)

Language Skills

  • Able to speak and write fluently in English

Mathematical Skills

  • General mathematics skills

Other Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication with the ability to adapt to and work within a team environment.
  • Superior attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize work in a multi-tasked, fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work flexible hours when required.
  • Willing to make and meet commitments.


  • College degree in Logistics or Supply Chain management
  • 5+ years of industry experience

DSV complies with the Canadian Employment Equity Act and welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.