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Ocean Import Agent

Company: DGF USA
Location: Renton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title:Ocean ImportAgentJob Location:Seattle, WADHL Global Forwarding (DGF)is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure we transport our customers of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. This also includes special transport-related services. Visit our career site on the web athttps://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.htmlWe have an exciting opportunity for anOCEAN IMPORT AGENTwith excellent communication and customer service skills.Accuracy and timely movement of freight and information is a key component for this position. This position will be based at ourSeattle, WAlocation.Key Responsibilities:Confirm all shipmentinformation with originto initiate shipmentReceive and validate customersorderincluding shipping documents, SLI, EIN, credit applicationReview/update; verify fees,customer profile, SOP, and rates per quote or customer SOP/work instructionsVerify shipment status, reviewpre-alert and verify shipment handlinginstructions tooperationsServe as a liaison betweenDocumentProcessing Agent and the Customer regarding shipment details and/or exceptionCommunicate and resolve problems that arise in the movement of productCommunicate exceptions andshipment statuswith CustomerSkills / Requirements:Minimum 2 years Ocean Imports experience in the freight forwarding or International Supply Chain industry.Strong Understanding of OceanImport regulations and documents.Knowledge of Inco Terms a plusAbility to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven office environmentAbility to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectivelyExceptional customer service and follow up skillsStrong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)LOGIS or Cargo Wise systems knowledge is a plusHazmat certification is a plusBachelors degree preferred, High school diploma or GED requiredWhy join DHL Global Forwarding?We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the worlds leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web athttps://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.htmlOurTOP EMPLOYER prestigious certificationattests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees.At DGF, we dont build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.As the worlds leading logistics company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry,when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF,because we have:Thelargest global networkwith more than ~30,000 passionate employeesThe mostefficient processesandfastest response timesThebest solutionsandbest customer serviceOur Vision:The Logistics Company for the WorldOur Mission:Excellence. Simply Delivered.Our Purpose:We connect people, improving their lives.Our Values:Respect & ResultsOur Goals:Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living ResponsibilityAbout DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):DHL Global Forwarding (DGF)is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the worlds leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web athttps://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.htmlDHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.Work Authorization:DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

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