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Operations Specialist Transportation / Logistics - Full Time

Freighters - Union, NJ


Posted on 04/20/21 (Ref: Hillside, NJ)

Operations Specialist   Transportation / Logistics - Union, NJ - Freighters


Operations Specialist
Transportation / Logistics



Overview. We are looking for an Operations Specialist for our New Jersey Office. The Operation Specialist would be responsible for the processing of freight shipments internationally and domestically by overseeing the preparation of files, distribution of documents and general flow of the shipments.

Benefits
  • Compensation package commensurate with work experience and market level standards.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Health Insurance
  • Discrimination free work environment.

Responsibilities
  • Accepting and creating bookings for international and domestic shipments.
  • Maintaining accurate booking information and shipment statuses daily within company and third-party software.
  • Efficient handling of freight shipments. Verify system generated information with actual documents to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintain files: enter file data, including but not limited to - opening the file, entering and updating online system with applicable data elements, billing each file -provide accurate job costing, issuing applicable forms and documents, and closing the file as per departmental guidelines.
  • Communicate clearly, timely and effectively with overseas offices, agents, customers and domestic vendors.
  • Answer all customer inquiries in accordance with policy standards.
  • Ensure each file's payables and receivables are completed and forwarded timely and as per customer requirements.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned and requested

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience of Ocean Export processing in a freight forwarder, NVOCC, or VOCC ocean carrier is preferred, but not required.
  • Must possess excellent data entry skills and excellent customer service skills with the ability to retain new knowledge and learn quickly.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with internal and external customers.
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Detail oriented.
  • Possess the ability to communicate professionally verbally and in written format.
  • Work effectively in a team environment. Must be a team player.
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating system and Microsoft software applications (i.e., Word, Excel and Outlook, etc.)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to a list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

About Freighters LLC

Freighters offers a full array of worldwide transportation and customs brokerage services for your cargo that is either being exported from the U.S. or being imported into the U.S. We are a U.S. Customs & Border Protection Customs Broker and a Transportation Service Provider. Our mission is to offer a personalized service to our customers within the U.S. and to the international transportation and shipping community.

We know how challenging the business of international trade can be, whether for a client experienced in the shipping process or a first-time customer for whom everything in the Import/Export business is new. We at Freighters work to simplify our customer's experience, by giving the best service possible and providing information throughout the process of exporting from and importing goods into the United States in a fast and reliable manner.

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