Our client, a full-service international logistics provider, freight forwarder, and custom house broker, is seeking an Export Coordinator. The ideal candidate enjoys working in a team environment and is willing to learn. The Export Coordinator is responsible for obtaining necessary information in order to expedite bookings, collections, packing, transport and ultimate shipment at final destination for customers.
Research available modes of transport and shipping options including obtaining rates from suppliers and assessing the suitability of rates for customers.
Present customers with choice of options available and organize bookings, collection, packing, transport, and documentation as necessary.
Advise customers of the status of their shipments
Ensure that shipments and documentation are dealt with in a timely manner.
Produce accurate and timely necessary documentation to fulfill transport and export requirements for the ultimate clearance of the shipment at the final destination.
Follow up on all verbal and written customer requests for rates or other information within 24 hours.
Ensure outgoing billing is completed within 72 hours from the receipt of the shipment bill of lading from the carrier.
Maintain accurate records and files of all shipments.
Produce reports as may be required for management.
Stay abreast of market conditions and changes in both shipping and commodity markets.
Perform other duties as assigned including back-up for other employees.
Minimum of 2 years Logistics experience and/or Bachelors Degree in Business Administration or related field
Excellent time management
Thoroughness and ability to meet deadlines
Customer Focus Achieving company, department, and personal goals through a strong customer focus.
All potential candidates must pass pre-employment drug screen, skills assessments, reference, and criminal background check. We will only contact qualified candidates.
We are an EEO/AA Employer: Female/Minority/Veteran/Persons with Disability encouraged to apply.