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Ocean Import Coordinator

Company: Schenker, Inc.
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Your tasks

Position Description Summary:
Responsible for ensuring legal compliance and providing import administration and control within government rules and regulations, including appropriate licensing for ocean shipments. Review contracts for required clauses and identifies omissions. Interface with internal and external customers, foreign order administration, freight forwarders, customs officers, and other functional areas to ensure coordination and logistics of shipment. Select carrier for shipment of products and prepares documents for freight forwarders. Accurately perform all accounting functions related to the billing, distribution and collection of funds for the client's cargo. Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

Prepare price quotations on inbound international freight
Rate and route international traffic
Follow up with customers to resolve inquires
Prepare, route, and cut airbills and manifests
Correct billings and issue debit and credit memos for customers
Arrange for pick up and movement of freight to gateways
Expedite inbound import traffic to facilitate customs clearance
Initiate and maintain customer master profiles in order to have correct information on hand in order to offer consistent service.
Maintain close liaison with US Customs Service and for various specialized U.S. Customs clearance requirements.
Key in US Customs entry line items into the Import CHB Computer System and submit entry to customs.
Communicating information and instructions to/from vendors.
Researching and resolving operational problems.
Review all documents, contact all first-time customers, perform credit checks, and handle other tasks as needed. The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Requirements

Knowledge and Skills (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):
This is an intermediate level position. Generally prefer 2-4 years of experience. Good interpersonal skills required. Knowledge of Word and Excel. Knowledge of general freight forwarding terms and standards. Knowledge of U.S. Customs Regulations and Harmonized Tariff Schedule. Basic knowledge of accounting functions and relative information retrieval. High school diploma or equivalent required

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Keywords: Schenker, Inc., Newark , Ocean Import Coordinator, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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