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Air Freight Coordinator

Job Description

An international logistics provider is looking to hire an Air Freight Coordinator near Washington DC.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the routing of import/export bookings with air and ocean carriers

  • Prepare shipping documentation including Bill of Ladings

  • Prepare rates and quotes for customers and overseas agents

  • Track shipments, keep customer up to date and resolve any issues with regards to shipping or billing

  • Liaise with agents, Customs Brokers and air and ocean terminal operators

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in Air or Ocean Freight coordination

  • Excellent knowledge of freight forwarding process

  • Ability to negotiate rates and route freight

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Experience using freight software such as Cargowise preferred however not essential