International Logistics Specialist – R+L Global Logistics

25/08/2015

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Company: R+L Global Logistics

Position: International Logistics Specialist

Location: Atlanta, GA

Description: R+L Global Logistics and R+L Truckload Services is seeking an International Logistic Specialist (AE) to join our Global Team.  The International Logistics Specialist will both develop and operate our Air/Ocean and Import/Export service offerings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Timely preparation of rates and quotes for customers and overseas agents
  • Coordinate the routing of import and export bookings with airline and ocean carriers
  • Support the development of existing and new customers by working closely with your Branch Manager and the entire sales organization
  • Collaborate and build relationships with customers, carriers, and agent representatives regarding air, ocean, import, and export products to strengthen service competitiveness
  • Prepare all necessary shipping documentation related to international bookings and process all import/export documentation to clearing agents to include: (HAWB’s, MAWB’s, AES’s, Manifest, Shipping Instructions, Haz Cargo Decl., Bill of Ladings, and Certificate of Origin, etc.)
  • Dispatch pick-ups to authorized agents and drayage companies, shipping lines, airlines, trucking companies, clearing agents, warehouses, and all other parties involved in the shipment
  • Track and trace shipments, researching and resolving any issues regarding billing or shipping discrepancies, communicate timely correspondence back to both customers and vendors
  • Act as a liaison with Custom Brokers and agents, along with Ocean and Air Terminal Operators
  • Support your branches quarterly metrics while obtaining if not exceeding your individual metrics

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Preferred but not required, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with emphasis in Supply Chain Management, Transportation and Logistics, Sales and Marketing, or International Business
  • Minimum of two years International Forwarding Experience
  • Detailed knowledge of operational procedures regarding air, ocean, import/export business
  • Strong customer service, customer development, or business development experience
  • Knowledge of state, federal, and international applicable laws and regulations i.e. customs, TSA, security, and all other import and export government agencies that regulate international trade
  • Prior experience with Cargowise software system preferred but not required
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite and other spreadsheet applications
  • Ability to work in a blended operations and customer development role
  • Self motivated, assertive, and responds to branch metrics
  • Reads, analyzes and interprets highly complex international regulations and procedures
  • Manages complex transactional or emotional customer situations promptly and professionally
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit and puts success of team above own interests
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

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