• Posted on: Jun 12, 2022
  • Location: Akron, OH
  • Job ID: 279d9bb7
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Logistics
  • Posted on: Jun 12, 2022
  • Location: Akron, OH
  • Job ID: 279d9bb7
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Logistics

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We are an importer and global sourcing company supplying consumer products to our retailer customers (RTA furniture, seasonal décor, food, medical devices, and candy). We are looking for an experienced candidate to fill this position and to grow with our company.

  • Coordinate the import and domestic movement of cargo.
  • Prepare and distribute arrival notices timely to our customers. (Manual and using EDI).
  • Maintain documentation and records.
  • Data-entry.
  • Assist with and/or handle all aspects of importation of cargo as necessary.
  • Arrange Customs clearance with our brokers.
  • Provide customer support.
  • Obtain freight quote.
  • Assist and handle general office administration.
  • Customer support.
  • Supervise logistics assistances/clerks.

Requirements:

Knowledge of general freight forwarding terms, standards process and requirements.

3 years of experience in general freight forwarding/logistics/importing is required. General merchandise experience ideal.

Candidate must have good working knowledge of the various international transportation products, as well as general knowledge of U.S. Customs requirements. The individual should understand process flows and general accounting practices and procedures.

English is the principal language for this position. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook) is required.

Excellent Customer Service, Phone & communication skills, accurate data entry experience, Knowledge of worldwide geography, Dependability, Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks, Attention to detail and quality, etc.

Reports to Logistics Manager

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