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Import Specialist - Laredo, TX

Company: Midas Global Executive Search
Location: Laredo
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Midas Global Executive Search - The leading Freight Forwarding Recruiters in America

Freight Forwarding Import Coordinator

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Import shipments from origin, shipper, truckers, steamship lines and airlines
  • Arrange pickup and delivery for inland transportation
  • Track the shipment to ensure it has reached the final destination
  • Verifies shipment weight and volumes
  • Calculates rates with the ability to convert pricing and rates
  • Responsible for audit compliance with FMC regulations
  • Obtain and create quotes for shipments and source best method of transportation
  • Ensure SOP and tariff compliance along with best practices and efficiencies
  • Supports local sales efforts with timely responses to emails and rate requests
  • Maintain communications with the customers, carries and vendors
  • Responsible for filling Pre alerts and ISF's
  • Handles the full process from A-Z
  • Handling and resolving Import troubleshooting issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • 2+ years in the Freight Forwarding industry
    • 2+ years in an Import position
    • Ability to communicate and provide great customer service
    • Being able to work independently and part of a team
    • Knowledge of local and international carriers and routes
    • Able to cope under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Great organizational skills
    • Outgoing and forward-thinking mindset
    • Ability to navigate and work efficiently using IT software
      Desired Qualifications:

      • DG, Hazmat or TSA Certification
      • CargoWise 1
      • Ability to commute to work
      • Flexible attitude towards work
      • High School Diploma or Bachelor's
        This is a direct hire, full-time, permanent position.

Keywords: Midas Global Executive Search, Laredo , Import Specialist - Laredo, TX, Other , Laredo, Texas

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