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Senior Customs Entry Writer at Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.

Senior Customs Entry Writer

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. Elk Grove Village, IL (On Site) Full-Time

If youre eager to become part of leading global supply chain logistics company that provides array of services, if youre ready to share and expand your Customs brokerage knowledge, become part of our great import CHB team, this job opportunity is for you!

We encourage teamwork , relationship building, and encourage a collaborative approach. We provide training, and appreciate working with exceptional individuals that can share their brokerage knowledge with the team. This is an opportunity to expand your expertise in Customs Brokerage/Freight Forwarding field, and build a career within our fast-paced growing branch! Apply now!

An ideal candidate is someone that follows the values of Yusen:

  • Creative - strive to develop better ways of working - then act on them and share them with colleagues

  • Committed - build relationships, show your dedication to qualify and get every detail right

  • Connected - be open and transparent in the way you work and make sure you truly understand your customers challenges

Come be part of our brokerage team to elevate your logistics career!

Position Summary:

The Senior Entry Writer is responsible for the correct and timely creation and transmission of CBP entries of key accounts. The Senior Entry Writer serves as a customer advocate and must possess good customer service skills.

The Senior Entry Writer will have in-depth knowledge of customs and parterning government agencies and can be relied upon as having expertise in customs clearance and import compliance. Sr. Entry Writers will be required to handle complex, non-routine CHB/CBP transactions and will be assigned to handle key accounts. The Senior Entry Writers will support managers in import audit functions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive and review documentation to input and transmit data for CBP release of shipments.

  • Handles key accounts requiring in depth knowledge of customs, PGAs and harmonized tariff codes required for the account.

  • Follow SOPS for each customer on the correct method and data required for preparing an entry.

  • May assist in new customer onboard set up and process.

  • Organize the work area to identify the status of every file through every phase of the CBP entry process.

  • Provide guidance to Entry Writers in routine and non-routine CHB/CBP transactions and work with other YLA offices with shared responsibilities and identify customer requirements.

  • Support Managers in import audit functions.

  • Identify products subject to PGAs to build FDA product codes as needed

  • Interface with customers on CBP, PGA, delivery, and irregularities

  • Classify products according to the HTSUSA

  • Report all issues to customers and management affecting timely clearance and delivery in a timely manner.

  • Assist in resolving major customer complaints and shipping problems (i.e., delayed,missing, or damaged freight; strikes; embargoes,etc.)

  • May assist with Post Entry work and Binding Rulings

  • Review and update customer profiles as directed

  • Track and trace shipments and coordinate with steamship lines, freight forwarders and CFS on the availability of imported shipments

  • Arrange with trucking companies the pick-up and delivery of freight

  • Recommend solutions to simplify and expedite cargo flow Billing

  • Handle accounting processes as they apply to CHB, including the issuance of invoices to customer or overseas offices as well as the processing of payment requisitions.

  • Assists accounting department with any accounting issues as needed

  • Identify and notify management of operations that may no comply with CFR 19 requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma and or GED plus a minimum of 5+ years experience as an entry writer. Associates Degree preferred.

  • Must have sound knowledge of US Customs and Harmonized Tariff Codes.

  • Must have strong mathematical skills.

  • Must have good analytical, decision making, and critical thinking skills.

  • Must have working knowledge of Windows operating system and be proficient in Microsoft software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Browser.)

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret verbal and written requests and directions. Must have the ability to compose emails and other written documentation clearly and concisely.

  • Must have good organizational skills and ability to work independently

  • Ability to evaluate information and determine compliance standards.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.


Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1st of the month following start date

  • 401k with a company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation, and much more.

Any and all benefits offered are subject to the eligibility requirements, terms, and provisions set forth in the respective policies and plan documents, which you may request from Human Resources.

About Yusen Logistics (Americas)

Yusen Logistics is working to become the worlds preferred supply chain logistics company. Our complete offer is designed to forge better connections between businesses, customers and communities through innovative supply chain management, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services. As a company were dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the worlds preferred choice.

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. values each individual employee and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.


Posting Title: Senior Customs Entry Writer

ID: 2022-4663

Street: 1300 Busse Road

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