Import/Export Specialist in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 7/8/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Advanced Personnel Resources is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Import/Export Specialist to handle both domestic and international freight operations. This role requires coordination between airlines, ground transportation providers, and clients to ensure timely and cost-effective shipments. The successful candidate must have expertise in air and ground freight, customs regulations , and will maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate airfreight and ground freight shipments, both domestically and internationally.
  • Liaise with airlines, trucking companies, and other transport providers to secure bookings and ensure timely pickups and deliveries.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of international customs regulations and procedures.
  • Prepare necessary shipping documentation including airway bills, bill of lading, customs forms, and other required documents.
  • Track and monitor shipments from pickup to delivery, ensuring timely communication with clients regarding any delays or issues.
  • Quote and negotiate freight rates and transit times with clients and transport providers.
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints in the shipping process.
  • Ensure compliance with all company, local, state, national, and international regulations related to freight and shipping.
  • Maintain a digital and physical filing system for all shipment records.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with carriers and clients to foster a positive working environment and ensure repeat business.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in airfreight and ground freight operations.
  • Strong understanding of customs regulations and international shipping documentation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Benefits offered by APR until you are hired by our client:

Medical, Dental, Term Life, Short-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Service Bonus, Direct Deposit