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Import/Export Agent - Full Time

Jet-Speed Logistics - Chicago, IL

Posted on 03/03/20 (Ref: )

Import/Export Agent - Chicago, IL - Jet-Speed Logistics

Import/Export Agent

Jet-Speed Logistics USA is searching for a motivated individual to join our operations team as Import/Export Agent in Itasca, IL (Chicago office). The ideal candidate should have prior experience in the freight forwarding industry. This position will be dealing with air, ocean and ground shipments.

  • Arranging and handling of import, export and domestic shipments.
  • Scheduling of pickups and deliveries with appointed trucking agents.
  • Arranging bookings with international air and ocean carriers.
  • Filing of AES and/or preparing documentation for import customs processing.
  • Issuing AWBs/BOLs to clients and overseas agents.
  • Daily communication with agents, carriers and clients.
  • Submit shipping instructions to carriers
  • Reviewing of all paperwork to insure documentation is complete, accurate and issued in a timely manner.
  • Entering shipments correctly and thoroughly into Cargowise One platform.
  • Submitting quotes to clients and agents.
  • Completing shipment level P&L's.

After 90 day period:
  • Paid PTO
  • 401k with match
  • Group Health Insurance

Job Requirements
  • Ability to multi-task and be problem solver.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Punctual, flexible and willing to learn.
  • Superior communication, organization, and follow-through skills essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and team environment

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