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Import Operation

Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

This position is for local residents only.
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Import Coordinator
Company Profile:

International Freight Forwarding Company.


  • Liaison with consignees, brokers, truckers, carriers, and overseas agents.
  • Basic knowledge of brokerage is a plus.
  • Professional telephone manners are mandatory as you coordinate inbound transportation of shipments.
  • The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, positive, professional, and motivated.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Maintain files: enter file data, including but not limited to -- opening the file, entering and updating online system with applicable data elements, issuing applicable forms and documents, and closing the file
  • Communicate clearly, timely and effectively with overseas offices, agents, customers and domestic vendors
  • Notify arrival of shipments, distribute documentation, track movement of shipment from origin to destination which may involve arranging release and delivery at destination according to customer requirements
  • Proactively communicate status of shipments and process "exceptions" (shipments delayed on Customs holds, etc )
  • Handle accounting processes as they apply to the shipments.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.

    Education and Experience:

    • High School Diploma
    • One year of experience in an import department of a freight forwarder or customhouse broker.

      Competencies, Working Skills and Attributes:

      • Must possess excellent data entry skills and customer service skills with the ability to grasp extensive knowledge while dealing with a variety of people.
      • Understand the processes and terminology involved in international shipping from time of Shipment to delivery of cargo at ultimate destination
      • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
      • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities under time pressure

        Communication Skills:

        • Ability to read, analyze and interpret verbal and written requests and directions.
        • Must have the ability to compose e-mails and other written documentation clearly and concisely.

          Computer Applications Skills:

          • Must have working knowledge of Windows operating system and be proficient in Microsoft software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, and Outlook)

            Please Apply Online Below

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