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Global Forwarding Agent

Company: Aerotek
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe duties and responsibilities of this position consist of, but are not limited to, the following:Understand the processes involved in international shipping from purchase order to delivery of cargo at ultimate destinationAssist GF personnel and other third parties with inquiries and problem resolution Generate, file, and maintain up-to-date and accurate customer records, reports, shipment documentation, etc.Provide tracking and tracing services for customer shipmentsProvide support and backup for the delivery and turnoversPerform load-audits Provide reporting and documentation collection support to global forwarding personnel and ensure customer data integrityOther duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirementsUnderstand the processes, documentation, and terminology involved in international shipping from time of purchase order issuance through the delivery of the cargo Understand and input applicable financial components of shipments to generate correct billing for customersApply industry knowledge and critical thinking to adapt processes/create solutions in response to challenges both internally and externallyExecute/Coordinate tasks on the shipments to meet all customer SOP requirements: booking approvals, processing pre-alerts, governmental filings, executing delivery, ensuring proper invoicing, etc. Create, maintain, and update shipments in Navisphere, ensuring accurate dataFull understanding of pricing. Provides quotes based on needs of customer and networkProvides track and trace service to customers and generates shipment documentsEnsure a high-level of data integrity within the shipments: acknowledgement of shipment details, INCOterms, routing, dates, documents, etc.Skills:supply chain, global forwarding, logistics management, logistics, excel, microsoft, shipment, compliance, data entryAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Must have excellent Microsoft Excel/Word skills, experience in logistics or shipping preferred needed (a degree + internships or at least 2 years)Experience Level:Entry LevelAbout Aston Carter: At Aston Carter, were dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address todays workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aerotek, Charleston , Global Forwarding Agent, Sales , North Charleston, South Carolina

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