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Ocean or Air Import / Export

Company: FreightTAS
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Ocean or Air Import / Export
Air or Ocean Import/Export Specialist

Salary - $50k to $65k base

Excellent benefits

Cargowise advantageous or similar software

1-3 years of International freight forwarding operations experience is required to complete the tasks asked of the Air and Ocean Export Agent

The client

Is a global freight forwarder and has been on a path of continued expansion and success for over many decades.

Job Summary:

The Import/Export Operations Specialist is responsible for the handling of the Air and Ocean import/export files, including following the compliance guidelines that are in place, preparing quotes, and customer service.

The right candidate will need to be enthusiastic, positive and internally driven with a sense of urgency and whatever-it-takes attitude.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Handle day-to-day air and ocean either import/export shipments.
  • Pre-alert agent and shipper; organize and prepare documentation for customers; follow up with steamship lines; maintain daily reports for pending shipments as required.
  • Ensure all required documents are received; send final documents as needed.
  • File AES and other required documentation to process export shipments.
  • Arrange pick-ups, deliveries and container loading as required.
  • Maintain customer service updates, including tracking cargo from origin to destination.
  • Set up billing and payables.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Desired Skills and Expertise:
    • Knowledge of freight forwarding with focus on air and ocean export operations.
    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, with proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook; freight forwarding software - Cargowise advantageous
    • Commitment to excellent customer service, in support of both external and internal customers, utilizing effective communication and follow-up skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment at all levels of the organization, or work independently with little or no supervision, to achieve results.
    • Effective interpersonal skills that result in loyal, long-term customer relationships.
    • Practical problem solving and decision-making skills.
    • Ability to work under time constraints using time management and organization skills, adjusting priorities based on workload or direction from customer or management
      • 1-3 years experience in International freight forwarding logistics operations
      • 1-3 years of customer service experience.
      • Minimum high school diploma or GED.
      • Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the US.

Keywords: FreightTAS, Atlanta , Ocean or Air Import / Export, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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