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Freight Operations Specialist Job in La Mirada, CA - Talmo Inc. Staffing
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La Mirada, CA
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Job Description: Freight Operations Specialist

Location: La Mirada, CA (Flexible schedule, work remote, in office for meetings, and training)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Full time, w/ benefits

Department: Freight Operations (Import / Export, Air and Ocean)

Compensation: $23-26/hr depending on skill level /experience


Directs and coordinates all activities related to the import and export via Air and Ocean.

Plan, organize, and control the process from initial customer inquiry to final delivery. This position requires consistent interaction with customers and providing exceptional service to meet their freight and logistics needs.

Duties include customer quotes, researching rates with trucking companies/carriers/ airlines, billing, costing, invoicing, scheduling/tracking of shipments, coordination with Customers/Co-Loader /Warehouse, customs paperwork completion, and profit share completion.


 Responsible for: Air/Ocean Exports

• Ensure that shipments get out on a timely basis

• Make Bookings – Pick up/Delivery Arrangements – coordinate with Whs. and Co-loader as needed

• Submit Airway Bill Instructions – Send Pre-Alerts to Agent and Customer

• Billing/Costing/Invoicing

• Complete Profit Share as needed

Responsible for: Ocean/Air Import Shipments

• Chase pre-alerts – Work with overseas agents to manage inbound shipments.

• Track shipments -Submit to broker for clearance

• Responsible for submitting funds to Co-loader/Carrier when needed

• Coordinate delivery arrangements with Trucker and Customer

• Billing/Costing/Invoicing

Additional Tasks

      Quoting customers – Assisting Sales Team with Requests

      Hazardous Awareness/Training

      Assisting Ops staff with freight-related duties, which may include researching rates, truckers, carriers, airlines, customer document requests, EEI filings, etc.