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DATE ADDED: Fri 03/04/2020

Import/Export Agent

Chicago, IL, US


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

Import/Export Agent Jet-Speed Logistics USA is searching for a motivated individual to join our operations team as Import/Export Agent in Itasca, IL (Chicago office). The ideal candidate should have prior experience in the freight forwarding industry. This position will be dealing with air, ocean and ground shipments. Description: Arranging and handling of import, export and domestic shipments. Scheduling of pickups and deliveries with appointed trucking agents. Arranging bookings with international air and ocean carriers. Filing of AES and/or preparing documentation for import customs processing. Issuing AWBs/BOLs to clients and overseas agents. Daily communication with agents, carriers and clients. Submit shipping instructions to carriers Reviewing of all paperwork to insure documentation is complete, accurate and issued in a timely manner. Entering shipments correctly and thoroughly into Cargowise One platform. Submitting quotes to clients and agents. Completing shipment level P&L s. After 90 day period: Paid PTO 401k with match Group Health Insurance Job Requirements Ability to multi-task and be problem solver. Strong organizational skills. Punctual, flexible and willing to learn. Superior communication, organization, and follow-through skills essential. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and time-management skills. Ability to work in a fast paced and team environment Apply Below