Headford USA

Ocean Export Specialist – Chicago – USA

Job Overview

  • Salary offer ▵ Circa $70,000 p/a

We are currently working with our client for an Ocean Export Operator, Atlanta (Peachtree City), USA.

Department: Exports

Your role as an Export Operations Coordinator would be responsible for performing all export operations and export customer service duties to process the documentation necessary for export freight.

Duties & Functions

  • Coordinates with Agents and partners and ensure that all export shipments are properly documented.
  • Sort, process and distribute all documentation for outgoing consolidations and direct shipments.
  • Study various modes of transportation to ascertain the most efficient and timely movement of freight for forwarding and collection.
  • Negotiate with trucking companies, airlines and shipping lines to obtain rates and guarantee of collection.
  • Arrange local collections for customers when appropriate.
  • Issue invoices to customers.
  • Set up all necessary arrangements indicated on Advance Information for the smooth movement of export freight.
  • Provide quotations in response to customers and internal requests including overseas partners.
  • Perform customer service duties with correspondence to customers and overseas partners, e-mails fax, etc.
  • Assist in the implementation of customer service policies and procedures to ensure that the service that is being provided is of the appropriate standard and level.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Handling A – Z.
  • Dedicated and also with a commercial mindset.

Education & Experience

  • Minimum requirement High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 4 year of experience in ocean exports.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to use basic math skills to calculate freight, storage and other charges.
  • Solid understanding of the international forwarding business for both Ocean & Air Exports.

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