DHL Global Forwarding (USA)

Customs Brokerage Agent – Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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Job Overview

Job Title:Customs Brokerage Agent
Job Location: Indianapolis, Indiana


DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) manages the flow of goods and information across a customer’s global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at


We have an exciting opportunity for a CUSTOMS BROKERAGE AGENT that will handle the planning and directing of the flow of traffic to/from foreign destinations.  This position will be based at our Indianapolis, Indiana location.


Key Responsibilities:

·Classify dutiable import/export shipments to ensure compliance with all government agency rules and regulations

·Computes duties, tariffs, price conversions, weight and volume of merchandise that is imported or exported to foreign countries

·Process all requests for extensions, expiration, cancellation and all government entries

·Examines invoices, bills of lading and shipping documents to ensure compliance with federal regulations

·Communicates with origin and destination locations regarding shipment status and special handling and delivery processes

·Applies for Import/Export permits and certificates of eligibility

·Provides information to and communication with department of foreign affairs

·Responsible for the generation of invoices on a daily basis

·May receive and distribute all incoming / outgoing mail and correspondence


Skills / Requirements:

·Minimum 1-2 years previous experience with customs brokerage process, customs legislation – especially with regards to classification, valuation and origin

·Understanding of ocean, road and air documentation process

·Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, and Excel)

·Effective interpersonal skills

·Pro-active approach, strong organizational and computer skills

·HS or GED required

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


WHY JOIN our DHL team?

At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its employees, society and environment.You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL.We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance.DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans.

In addition, DHL offers the following:


·Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick

·Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans

·401K plan with a match

·Employee Discount plan

·Tuition Assistance Plan


As the world’s leading logistics company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.


Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Vets. Click here for EEO Statements and Reasonable Accommodations.

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