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IMPORT AGENT \ COORDINATOR \ OCEAN OR AIR

Los Angeles, CA


IMPORT AGENT \ COORDINATOR \ OCEAN OR AIR

Qualifications

  • Freight Forward: 2 years (Required)

  • Logistics: 2 years (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Basic Functions:

Coordinate ocean or air export and import shipments and related activities in accordance with customer and/or forwarding agent requirements, and company objectives.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Booking, documentation, costing, billing, filing, coordination, quoting, tracking and customer service.

  • Arrange cargo transportation with all applicable parties.

  • Plan and optimize shipment routes.

  • Coordinate with customers, agents and vendors.

  • Prepare, distribute or otherwise process all required documentation including AWB, BOLs, invoices, export documentation, pre alerts, debit and credit notes and others, as required.

  • Create and maintain detailed shipment files.

  • Establish and/or maintain detailed customer-service profiles.

  • Monitor shipments and keep all parties informed of the shipment status at all times.

  • Prepare rate quotations when necessary.

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure.

  • Capacity for team work and willingness to assist others.

  • Ability to display professionalism and courteousness at all times.

  • High aptitude for problem solving.

  • Ocean DG training preferred.

  • Associates degree, vocational training in a related field or a minimum of two years of college coursework preferred.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma

  • Fluent in English, and Spanish preferred, Mandarin preferred.

  • Computer literate.

  • Minimum of 2 years prior work experience in the logistics and transportation industry, preparing and processing international air or ocean shipments, in-transit shipment

Related keywords: logistics, logistics coordinator, import, freight forwarding, logistic coordinator, import coordinator, ocean import

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Freight Forward: 2 years (Required)

  • Air Import Shipments: 2 years (Required)

  • Logistics: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

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