Air Import Coordinator
International Shipping Company in the Hartsfield-Jackson Airport Area is seeking an experienced Air Import Coordinator. This is a midsize, friendly, business casual environment.- If you are a go-getter and like to see results fast, this is the position for you.
The Air Import Agent is responsible for "breaking apart" consolidated freight shipments imported into the US via ocean or air carriers. The Air Import Agent is engaged in the preparation of files, distribution of documents, collection of funds associated with the breakdown (break bulk) of import consolidations
?? Efficient "break down" of consolidated freight shipments imported into the US ?? Compiling master airway bills and breaking down consolidation into house airway bills. Verify system generated information with actual documents and ensure accuracy.
?? Maintain files: enter file data, including but not limited to -- opening the file, entering and updating online system with applicable data elements, billing the file, issuing applicable forms and documents, and closing the file
?? Communicate clearly, timely and effectively with overseas offices, agents, customers and domestic vendors ?? notify arrival of shipments, distribute documentation, track movement of shipment from origin to destination which may involve arranging release and delivery at destination according to customer requirements, proactively communicate status of shipments and process ??exceptions?? (shipments on delayed flights, split shipments etc )
?? Handle accounting processes as they apply to the break bulk department - prints invoices for HAWB amends incorrect air freight rates, transfer fees; revises prepaid/collect charges , files claims in case of damaged goods .
?? Perform other duties and projects as assigned
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Use the Company-standard software for word processing and spreadsheets, etc., as applicable, to generate more elaborate reports, charts, and graphs.
No less than 3-5 years experience in all activities related to Air Import and freight forwarding services, including arranging transport and delivery of shipments, and other related functions.
Must possess excellent data entry skills and customer service skills with the ability to grasp extensive knowledge while dealing with a variety of people.
Understand the processes and terminology involved in international shipping from time of purchase order placement to delivery of cargo at ultimate destination
Effective verbal and email communication skills and past customer service experience is required, since work requires extensive phone and email contact with carriers and other parties concerning the Air Import- process.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
High School Diploma or GED plus three to five years of experience in an import department of a freight forwarder or customhouse broker.
Must be willing to complete skills assessments
Apply directly to this posting to be considered.?? Applicants must be qualified and have a resume attached to be considered.??
A recruiter will contact you via phone or email within 3-5 days if you are qualified.
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