Export Agent

Expeditors
 Buffalo, NY

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 18,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systems

Job Description

Scope of Position

Ensure timely and accurate movement of freight and information, while providing exceptional customer service within the Export Department.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth and timely freight process flow
  • Ensure accurate and timely data entry into our operational system
  • Track and Trace Export files and reporting
  • Use Workflows on daily basis
  • Ensure arrival notices are communicated to overseas and customers
  • Ensure accurate and timely client and Service Providers billing
  • Interact with our customers in arranging their international shipments, meeting customer service standards
  • Contribute to maintaining good relationships with suppliers (Airline carriers, trucking companies and others involved)
  • Meet compliance at all times with internal and external regulations in accordance with government regulations
  • Understand department process flow, looking for best practices to improve operational efficiency and productivity
  • Ensure all customers standard operating procedures are in place and updated
  • Meet KPI standards in accordance with the Company’s procedure
  • Overseas communications, timely responses to emails and requests (internal and external)

Qualifications

  • 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Understanding of air documentation process a plus
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results
  • Pro-active, strong organizational skills
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • IATA certification (preferred)

Reporting Structure

  • Export Supervisor and Manager

Additional Information

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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