Logistical support

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $30,000 - $38,000 per year
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job description

Logistical support

Ocean / Air logistical support
At Randstad Staffing, we are supporting a freight forwarding client. This company offers a positive team culture, with employee training and development at the heart of their success. The average tenure at this freight forwarder is over 9 years. This job opening is meant for more entry level Ocean/ Air import export candidates, and they are setting up interviews ASAP.

Responsibilities:
Duties:
-Schedule bookings with overseas agents, arranging shipments with shippers,- as well as final invoicing to customers
-Assist in priorities and scheduling ocean shipments and arrange customer's shipment deliveries
-Communicate with overseas offices to obtain information needed to service the file
-Coordinate with ocean carriers, cargo terminals and/or CFS stations, over seas' offices for freight availability and release of freight
-Proactive follow up to ensure on time delivery of freight
-Review and enter transportation details into internal system (vessel assignments, routing details, transit times, load requirements, etc.)

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Skills:
Self motivated with positive attitude
1+ years in Ocean/Air Import-Export (from A-Z)
International minded- comfortable communicating with variety of cultures and countries (Majority of customers are Asian based companies)
Proficient or intermediate skills in Microsoft Word,- Excel, and Outlook
Excellent organizational, communication and analytical skills
Able to prioritize and multitask effectively in high volume workload

Education:
High School

Experience:
Entry Level

Qualifications:
REQUIRED:
1+ years experience in import at Freight forwarder
High School Diploma
Bachelor's Degree - Preferred with an Interest in International Supply Chain


If you qualify for this job and are interested, please apply here or to the posting on www.randstadusa.com. Follow up by emailing your resume to Brenda.Cenoz@randstadusa.com for consideration or calling at 847-895-0620

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.
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