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Shipping Coordinator

NVT Staffing • Alexandria, VA

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - 1 to 2 years
$50,000 - $90,000/Year
Import - Export
Government, Inventory

Job Description

Job Description

The Shipping Coordinator is responsible for providing import/export administration and control within the guidelines of government rules and regulations, including appropriate documentation for shipments. Activities include interfacing with internal and external customers and domestic and international agents to ensure the delivery of cargo.

Duties and Responsibilities

" Prepare price quotations on inbound and outbound international freight

" Arrange pick up and deliveries with air and ocean carriers

" Processing of shipping documentation including export declarations

" Negotiate rates with vendors and clients

" Generate air and ocean waybills

" Coordination with and selection of overseas agents

" Book and trace shipments with carriers

" Data entry into proprietary software system

Job Requirements

Knowledge and Skills

Candidates must have mid-level understanding of import/export operations including routing and rating of freight.  Knowledge of dangerous goods regulations for air and ocean required.  Preferably 1-2 year import/export or freight forwarding experience.  Experience in areas of FMS, DDTC, and export licenses a plus.  Ability to clearly communicate with customers and co-workers; access, accurately input, and retrieve information from a PC; read, prepare and price quotations.

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