Ocean Import Specialist

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Ocean Import Specialist

Your tasks

  • Coordinates customer import shipments with shippers, truckers and steamship lines.
  • Sets up bookings, arranges pick-ups for inland transportation and follows up to ensure shipments have reached their final destinations.
  • Converts and verifies shipment weight and volume. Calculates rates and price conversions.
  • Arranges timely and accurate billing.
  • Responsible for audit compliance with FMC regulations and Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Supports local sales efforts with timely responses to emails and rate requests.
  • Maintains communications with customers, carriers, vendors and other Dachser offices.
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned.

Your qualifications

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in ocean freight forwarding preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with contract interpretation.
  • Ability to negotiate rates with steamship lines.
  • Hazardous Materials experience a plus.
  • Desire and ability to provide excellent customer service required, while maximizing profit.
  • Professional demeanor, including excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Stellar organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work within a team environment where keeping open communication among your colleagues is vital.
  • Proficiency in Windows programs, specifically Word and Excel.

What we offer

DACHSER USA offers a generous benefits package and competitive salary. To apply, please forward your resume, cover letter and salary request to: Hiring Manager at hrresumes.USA-ASL [at] dachser.com. To learn more about us, please visit us online at www.dachser.us. DACHSER USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.

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