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Air Freight Forwarder at Drees Homes

Air Freight Forwarder

Drees Homes Upper Marlboro, MD (Onsite) Full-Time

Looking for a company where you can grow personally and professionally with great coworkers who can provide mentorship in your next career steps? Come join a Small, Stable, Growing Logistics Company seeking an Air Freight Forwarder with 2-10 years experience. Competitive benefits package.

Air Freight Forwarders with these qualifications will be preferred:

IATA, Spanish, Air Freight and Imp/Exp experience 2 years, Associates degree

Air Freight Forwarder Duties:

  • Coordinate all Air Import/Export Freight activities- quotations, bookings, documentation, data entry, shipment tracking and billing.
  • Issue airway bills, bills of lading, invoicing, and maintain documentation of shipment records.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly performance reports.
  • Verify payable invoices prior to transmitting to accounting.
  • Communicate with airlines, vendors, truckers, customers, warehouse personnel, etc.
  • The Air Freight Forwarder will Negotiate spot rates with service providers.
  • Verify weights and dimensions of cargo and maintenance of records of discrepancies.
  • Advise clients of transport alternatives, terms of delivery, insurance, freight costs, import/export requirements, scheduling, and payments.
  • Comply with regulatory requirements for dangerous/controlled goods transport, export control declarations, permits, licenses and filings.
  • Monitor and maintain inbound/outbound freight activities and verify accuracy of records.
  • Air Freight Forwarders enter data into the company logistics software of invoices, AWBs and other documentation records.
  • Regularly maintain all points of contact with company customers, vendors, and agents.

ITAR or Hazmat experience are a plus.

If this sounds like you and you are excited to meet the company team, reach out to Brandy Clark with GPAC. Call me at or email:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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