Import/Export Agent

Ontario, CA

Job:  Import/Export Agent

Location: Ontario, CA

Pay rate: $60K-$70k

 

We are assisting our Global Logistics client in hiring an experienced Import/ Export Operations Agent (Air and Ocean) to handle all aspects of domestic and international freight forwarding shipments, and handle transportation based on customer requests. 

 

Description: 

-Receive and validate customer order (Cargowise Org, Credit, Export POA, Restricted Commodities, Cargo Value, Embargoes/Sanctions, Additional Services, Documentation Requirements, Incoterms) 

-Identify best routing or transit option per customer request/SOP Anticipate and secure quotation from vendors for all potential order costs Issue customer or overseas office/agent quotation & confirm acceptance.

-Understand customs clearance requirements

-Book with carriers. Use TSA Known Shipper Check, secure booking from Airline Dispatch 

-Determine and File AES according to USPPI instructions (if applicable) Receive and validate master air waybill: direct and consolidated. Track and confirm flight departure and update system

- Arrange pick up of cargo at port, process all documents such as BOLs & DO , declarations including all electronic information

-Coordinate Air waybill according to customer & destination requirements. Send Pre-Alert to overseas office/agent Confirm final costs, ensuring all are accrued and final profitability check complete Invoice to customer.

-And other tasks assigned by management

 

Qualifications:

-Previous experience with Freight Forwarding,  both Air and Ocean Import/Export operations and documentation, 3 or more years preferred

-Knowledge of  freight movement, air vendors, air space configurations, container loads, special loading constraints, regulatory requirements, pricing, and service routing

-Knowledge of CargoWise or similar software, Intermediate or higher knowledge of MS Office or Google Workspace

-Strong work ethic, organized,  dependable and professional 

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