Website Van-Kam Freightways
We are seeking a dedicated and skilled Warehouse Dock Worker to join our growing team out of our Nanaimo Terminal. As a Dock Worker you will be an integral part of our team, in this role you will be responsible for loading and unloading freight efficiently and safely.
Van-Kam Freightways Ltd. (Van Kam) is one of the largest regional carriers in Western Canada specializing in less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation. With 8 terminal locations across British Columbia, we fulfill shipments to communities within 1-3 days throughout BC and Alberta. Between our own resources and our partner network, our coverage extends beyond Western Canada into the U.S. and Eastern Canada.
We require the following:
All LTL freight is cross docked
Schedules depart on time
High level of load factor
Quality loading to minimize damages
Forklift Ticket is an asset
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Strong communication and teamwork skills
Excellent time management and problem-solving abilities
Why Work for Van Kam?
There is a reason over 30% of our staff have been with us for more than 10 years!
We treat our customers like friends and our employees like family. As a family-owned company, we understand the importance of work-life balance which is why we offer competitive time-off benefits and commit to providing a balanced schedule for our drivers – so they can spend less time on the road and more time with the ones they love.
Competitive wages. We offer competitive wages and are committed to staying competitive within our industry.
Development. True to our values, we are committed to helping our employees succeed.
Whether it is through career growth and advancement opportunities or investing in your training and education, we are here to support you along the way.
We care about the things that matter to you. We regularly send out surveys to our employees to understand their experiences and learn how we can make their time at work better. We work hard to have an open-door management policy and cultivate an environment that welcomes and supports new ideas and ways of doing things.
Make a difference. Trucking is vital to our communities.
Here at Van Kam, we serve a broad range of industries from forestry and mining to retail, food, and auto. Come to work every day knowing you are making a difference and contributing to our purpose of uniting communities and improving lives.
Giving Back. Van Kam supports over 25 non-profit organizations and local charities each year through both financial contributions and volunteer efforts. We also match employee donations up to $150 per employee per year to ensure we can support the organizations that matter to you.
We have Green Initiative programs to limit our carbon footprint which include things like governing road speeds to reduce fuel consumption, equipping new tractors with clean emissions technology and investing in technology to limit paper use, just to name a few!
Van Kam was founded more than 75 years ago in 1947 by Robert Henry Sr. To this day, Van Kam remains family owned and operated with the third generation leading into the future. Headquartered in BC with over 550 dedicated staff members, our continuous success is rooted in acknowledging every customer’s unique needs and applying our understanding of supply chain challenges to develop custom solutions to overcome them.
Our purpose is to unite communities and improve lives. It’s the root of what makes us tick and is central to our actions.
Whether it’s our employees, customers, or the citizens within the communities we serve, we have a lasting impact on their lives, and it is “why” we exist.
Develop, Care, Achieve
In order to unite communities and improve lives we need a team of talented and dedicated individuals. Are you one of them?. If so, we want to hear from you!
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