Job description

Work area: Operations & Customer service Location: New Jersey, United States of America Employment Type: Full time Job ID: 16854

Job purpose

Logistics Operations handling in our Kearny, NJ office. This is a full-time office position however 1 or 2 days a week is allowed to work from home remotely.

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • The position involves working in the ocean freight department, organizing customer shipments by ocean from origins throughout the world. The job will entail dealing with all aspects of the service, bills of lading, dealing with ocean carriers and customers, organizing collection of goods, invoicing, dealing with customs, providing delivery orders to truckers for final delivery to clients.
  • Receiving and processing Bookings
  • Booking Import shipments with carriers
  • Updating Clients of Events
  • Passing Vendor Invoices to accounting
  • Customer Billing
  • Organizing deliveries with truckers
  • Customer queries and work with pricing desk
  • General queries and day to day tasks associated with Ocean Imports
  • Ability to motivate and work in a fast moving, pressurized environmental
  • Previous experience with Word, Excel, Windows, Email, and various PC based Software.

Key interactions (Internal | External)

External: Vendors and Truckers

Internal: Corporate Users

Background and experience

  • Graduate/ Bachelor level education in Logistics major or equivalent years of experience in forwarding
  • Experience of 3-5 years working as Ocean Operations.
  • Knowledge of Ocean freight movements.
  • Basic knowledge of customs and AMS, ISF filing procedures.
  • Experience of delivery order assignments to truckers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Competencies and skills

  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills when under pressure and tight work deadlines
  • Interest in freight forwarding and supply chain management and its impact on daily business practices.
  • Skilled at working in tandem, with a team of people, or alone as required.

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