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Air Ocean Senior Import Agent - Full Time

FreightTAS - Rockville Center, NY

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Posted on 06/16/24 (Ref: )

Air Ocean Senior Import Agent - Rockville Center, NY - FreightTAS

Air Ocean Senior Import Agent

Salary - $55k to $75k base depending on experience

Excellent benefits

Cargowise advantageous or similar software

Must have a minimum 10 year of current experience working at an International freight forwarder in operations is required to complete the tasks asked for this position.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the US.

The client

Is an international shipping freight forwarder in the logistics and supply chain industry and has been on a path of continued expansion and success.

Job Summary:

The Import coordinator is responsible for the handling of the Air ocean import files, including following the compliance guidelines that are in place, preparing quotes, and customer service.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Handle day-to-day sea freight/ocean import 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.
  • Could you file the relevant documentation to process the 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:
  • Commitment to excellent customer service, 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.
  • Practical problem solving and decision-making skills.

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED.
  • 10 years experience in International freight forwarding logistics operations

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