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Air Import / Export Operations

PrideStaff Queens Full-Time
$45,000.00 - $60,000.00 / year
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Air Import/Export Operations position open with a well-established and stable freight forwarder located in Jamaica, NY!

The successful candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience handling import AND/OR export operations (specifically air) from A-Z within the freight forwarding industry.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
• Processing air import and export transactions
• Handle bookings from overseas agents and importers
• Coordinate the move to destination
• Update shipment status, issue arrival notices, and obtain entry documents
• Arrange freight release with steamship lines and confirm cargo availability
• Follow up with customers by proactively informing them of status of their shipments, answering questions and referring clients to the supervisor when questions are more technical
• Negotiates with customers to resolve problems and troubleshoot in order to arrive at mutual agreements
• Monitor and provide necessary instruction for parties engaged in receiving and shipping freight, documentation, waybill, assessing charges, and collecting fees for shipments
• Resolves customer problems and informs supervisor of the resolutions
• Other functions as needed

Experience and Skills:
• Strong air knowledge
• Minimum 3-5 years of air import or export experience within freight forwarding industry
• Ability to work independently and as a team player
• Basic skills in MS Office applications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Direct hire position; Salary based on experience plus benefits package

Recommended skills

Freight Forwarding
Self Motivation
Office Suite


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This salary is within the average salary range of $45,800-$168,000 for this role in this location
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