Ocean Import Operations in New York, NY at Pridestaff

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Established freight forwarder located in Manhattan, NY seeks an experienced Ocean Import Specialist.

Monday – Friday, 1st shift hours

Primary duties include but not limited to:

  • Facilitate the daily operations of the FCL and LCL shipments imported in the US via ocean carriers
  • Receiving shipping instructions and follow customer specific guidelines in the preparation and transmission of import transactions
  • Prepare files, distribute documents, track cargo, handle billing and collection of funds
  • Track and trace shipments
  • Build relationships with all customer, other offices, overseas agents and service providers

The successful candidate must have:

  • 5+ years of experience working in the freight forwarding industry handling ocean import from A-Z
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Literacy with MS Office Suite

This client offers room for advancement. Salary is commensurate with experience + benefits.