Join the excitement of a dynamic company that leads the logistics industry with a worldwide range of logistics services. For 90+ years, DACHSER USA has provided intelligent logistics services and now employs over 30,600 people worldwide in 399 locations globally.
DACHSER USA is currently seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Ocean Export Specialist to join its Chicago Office located in Elk Grove Village, IL. This position will support DACHSER USA's ocean export activities for its Air & Sea Logistics division.
Responsibilities of the position include:
• Coordinates customer export shipments with shippers, truckers and steamship lines.
• Sets up bookings, arranges pick-ups for inland transportation and follows up to ensure shipments have reached their final destinations.
• Converts and verifies shipment weight and volume. Calculates rates and price conversions.
• Responsible for audit compliance with FMC regulations and Corporate policies and procedures.
• Supports local sales efforts with timely responses to rate requests.
• Maintains communications with customers, carriers, vendors and other DACHSER offices.
Requirements of the position include:
• High school diploma or its equivalent. Some college coursework completed preferred.
• Minimum 2 years of experience working in ocean export, strong freight forwarding knowledge preferred.
• Strong knowledge and experience with contract interpretation.
• Ability to negotiate rates with steamship lines.
• Hazardous Materials experience a plus.
• Desire and ability to provide excellent customer service required. Position will interact with customers by phone, email and in-person frequently.
• Professional demeanor, including excellent written & verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency in Windows programs, specifically Word and Excel.
• Stellar organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
• Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
DACHSER offers a generous benefits package and competitive salary.
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To learn more about us, please visit us online at www.dachser.us. DACHSER USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.