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Date Added: Thu 10/03/2022

Air Import Specialist

Elk Grove Village, Illinois, 60007, US
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: $45000 - $65000 per annum

Air Import Specialist - Direct hire - Full-time - Permanent Position

Salary - $45,000 to $65,000

Location - Chicago, IL

Calling all future talent! We are looking for determined, hardworking and eager Air Import Specialists located in Chicago, who are seeking to land a rewarding career within the Freight Forwarding Industry. If you are looking for a new role which can reward you financially but also make work somewhere you want to be, you have found it. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Forwarding Agent who are looking to find their ideal career.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Air Import shipments from origin, airline carries and truckers
  • Arrange pickup and delivery inland transportation
  • Track the shipment to ensure it has reached the final destination
  • Verifies shipment weight and volumes
  • Calculates rates the with the ability to convert pricing and rates
  • Responsible for audit compliance with TSA regulations
  • Obtain and create quotes for shipments and source best method of transportation
  • Maintain communications with the customers, carries and vendors
  • Ensure SOP and tariff compliance along with best practices and efficiencies
  • Handles the full process from A-Z
  • Handling and resolving Air Import troubleshooting
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • 2+ Years in Freight Forwarding Industry
  • Ability to communicate and provide great customer service
  • Being able to work independently and part of a team
  • Knowledge of local and international carriers and routes
  • Able to cope under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Great organizational skills
  • Outgoing and forward-thinking mindset
  • Ability to navigate and work efficiently using IT software

Desired Qualifications:

  • DG, Hazmat or TSA Certification
  • CargoWise 1
  • Ability to commute to work
  • Flexible attitude towards work
  • High School Diploma or Bachelor's

If you find yourself reading the above and think this is you, please do not hesitate to apply.

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