History and Staff:

Started in April 2006 by Darin Steeland Kim Murdock, Global Freight Solutions realized great success from the beginning and continues to thrive in the volatile market of freight forwarding. With excellent vendor relationships borne from many years in the industry we were able to easily secure contracts and services that allowed us to promote our new business to the export industry in Vancouver and beyond. The referrals we have received through existing clients have been our most valuable asset and we remain faithful to the philosophy that memorable service will inspire continued recommendations from our customers. Our focus continues to prioritize direct customer service and relationship building with customers and carriers alike.


Darin Steel

Darin has over 15 years experience in the transportation industry, and started his career loading cargo onto the aircrafts at Vancouver Int’l Airport. He then moved to a large airfreight consolidator in Vancouver, where he remained for over 3 years. With this experience, he started an air freight program for a major NVOCC and spent the next many years selling both air and ocean freight for perishable and dry product worldwide. In 2006, Global Freight Solutions was created. Darin has been married to his wife Jennifer since 1997 and they have 2 beautiful daughters, Madison and Alexandra.


Kim Murdock

Kim began her journey in shipping as freight co-ordinator for a major seafood company in Vancouver over 19 years ago. After 5 years of experience she then moved on to run the reefer department for a successful freight forwarding company in Vancouver where she remained until partnering with Darin in the creation of Global Freight Solutions. Kim is committed to the success of the company and feels lucky to be a part of such a challenging and ever changing industry. Kim & her husband Bill enjoy a fun filled lifestyle with their twin girls, Carys and Piper.

 

Bill Cox

Bill Cox joins the Global Freight team following a lengthy career with the global shipping line OOCL. During his 26 years in the transportation industry Bill has had extensive experience in both the operations and sales side of the business.
Bill is looking forward to the new challenges that lay ahead as a part of this team and will continue to build on the strong reputation that Global Freight has already achieved.
Bill and his wife Patricia have a fun loving daughter, Samantha, who is the focus of most of their freetime.

 


Tracey Prior

Tracey has worked in the customs brokerage/freight forwarding business for over 15 years. She has known and worked with Kim and Darin for 8 years in the shipping industry, and subsequently moved to work with them in 2006. She enjoys travelling and has been to numerous cities in North America and many overseas destinations.  She is happily married with 2 young children, Nicholas and Isabella.

 
Jennifer Reyburn

Jennifer began working in the transportation 12 years ago for Hapag Lloyd and still sees this industry as an interesting and challenging adventure. She has a broad range of experience in operations, claims, import, export, customer service and management. She is happily married with 2 daughters Holly and Sadie. Working part time at Global Freight Solutions gives her the chance to be connected with the industry and still have the time to spend with her active family

 


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