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Export Specialist, Air & Ocean

Job Details

  • Posted:5th June, 2024
  • Sector:Logistics, Shipping, Freight Forwarding
  • Location:Virginia, United States
  • Job Ref:16984
  • Salary:Competitive Base Salary + Benefits + Hybrid Working
A Freight Forwarding and Logistics company are looking to hire an Export Specialist, Air & Ocean Freight to join their growing team in the Washington, DC/VA area.

This position offers hybrid working (2-3 days in office and the remainder working from home).  

Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with internal and external clients, as well as overseas agencies to ensure the successful delivery of freight 
  • Produce ocean freight and air freight waybills
  • Schedule pick-up, delivery and track shipments with air and ocean carriers
  • Prepare quotations for international outbound freight
  • Coordinate the export process from start to finish
  • Process shipping documentation including export declarations
  • Enter relevant data into the internal system
  • Negotiate rates with vendors and clients

Key Requirements:
  • At least 2 years experience in Freight Forwarding, Export, Air or Ocean Freight 
  • Good export operations experience including booking air and ocean freight
  • Must have export compliance experience
  • Superior communication skills
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meeting strict deadlines

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