Customs Specialist, Entry Writer – Erlanger – USA

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Job Overview

If you are a current DSV employee and interested in a position in another country, please contact your manager and Human Resources representative to discuss the process and requirements of applying.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world’s 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers’ entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.

The Entry Writer is responsible for the inbound shipment process adherence to the local customs authority and any other government agencies which may have jurisdiction.
Their duties include providing a high level of customer service and problem resolution in order to ensure timely customs release.


  • Process customs entries and all other related government agency interfaces that may apply
  • Meet service level requirements in accordance to the client standard operating procedure (SOP)
  • Meet entry preparation and submission requirements based on client SOP, product service level and/or country and government agency requirements
  • Prioritize work based on estimated time of arrival (ETA), product service level, workflow processes, last free day and transportation mode
  • Classify entry per client SOP, Parts Database, and/or direction from licensed customs broker/classification specialist
  • Enter required shipment data and customs data into the brokerage system
  • Proactively work with government agencies and customs authorities to resolve issues


  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented, organized and able to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to communicate both orally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of OGA’s – FDA, FCC, USDA, FWS, etc.
  • High level of customer service
  • Familiarity with customs regulations

Computer Skills

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to adapt to new software easily

Education and/or Experience

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent required
  • 3-5 years experience working as an entry writer
  • License Customs Broker (preferred but not required)

Language Skills

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, colour, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

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