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Ocean Import Operations - Freight Forwarder

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Boston, MA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 04, 2019
Job ID
Freight Forwarder Boston

Global freight forwarder/NVOCC now hiring an experienced freight forwarding Ocean Import Specialist!

Key Responsibilities:
Receive pre-alert, create file, and gather necessary documentation/information.
Make all arrangements for LCL and FCL cargo. 
Trace cargo and send arrival notices to consignees and/or brokers. 
Work with Customs broker to file ISF, ensure clearance, and coordinate final delivery. 
Collect freight payment and OBL prior to authorizing release of cargo. 
Maintain quotes, costs and profit information for each file. 
Address and resolve discrepancies and problems in a timely manner. 
Communicate with clients, origin offices/agents, ocean carriers/steamship lines, rail companies, brokers, 
drayage/trucking companies, warehouses, and other vendors to facilitate smooth transportation of cargo.  
Receive POD.
Invoicing/billing/closing files.  

Attributes/Skills Required:
Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in ocean import operations. 
Current knowledge of import FCL and LCL procedures and regulations.
Experience with irregular cargo (hazardous, refrigerated, OOG, etc.) helpful. 
Proficiency with operating and email systems.
Professional and courteous with customers, colleagues, vendors, agents, etc. 
Able to handle stress, prioritize, solve problems, and manage deadlines.
Stable career history, please.

Company Offers:
Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
Expertise in door to door global logistics supply chain services. 
Dependable offices and partners around the world.
Financial and employee stability. 
Opportunities for development and advancement.  
Supportive working environment. 

**To be considered for this position, please apply online at the link below. All submissions will remain confidential.**

***If you do not meet the job requirements, but would like to submit your resume, please click the "Submit Your Resume" button on the Pinto Employment website.  We will keep your information on file for future opportunities.***

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