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Import/Export Air/Ocean Freight Specialist

Job Details

  • Posted:29th November, 2023
  • 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 Import/Export Air/Ocean Freight professional to join their growing team in the Washington, DC/VA area.

  • 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 freight both inbound and outbound
  • Coordinate the import / 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, Import, Export, Air or Ocean Freight 
  • Good import and export operations experience ideally in air and ocean freight
  • Superior communication skills
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Suite
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, meeting strict deadlines

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