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Import Specialist

Kelly Services
Doral, FL 33166
**Kelly Services is looking for a talented Import Specialist for a customer located in Doral, FL**


**MUST HAVE** **FREIGHT FORWARDING** **EXPERIENCE**


**Job Summary**


+ Develops a thorough understanding of clients shipping requirements and patterns.

+ Demonstrates sound customer service and data entry skills to support growth within current position. Gains job related regulatory knowledge of current position.

+ Reviews and processes day to day operations, evaluates and recommends equipment needs. Plans and schedules appropriate service line for situation (ground, expedited, air, ocean, etc.) to maintain an effective balance between customer service and shipment costs. Handle the day to day operations of customs formalities that comply with the current U.S. Regulations.


**Duties and Responsibilities**


+ Enter transportation data from a regulatory and tracking perspective.

+ Ensure regulatory requirements are met, and proper documentation, including transit documents and customs clearances, exists for shipments.

+ Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed, and released to carrier, forwarders, customers, and agents in a timely manner.

+ Prepare all necessary data entry and confirmation of key milestones (departure, arrival, customs clearance, PODs, etc.) as specified by Customer Standard Operating Procedures.

+ Maintain courteous, prompt, and efficient customer relations.

+ Oversee and complete accurate billing to clients based on established pricing, while ensuring accurate costs and profits are maintained.

+ Oversee the pick-up and transfer of shipments with appropriate partners.

+ Establish knowledge of Incoterms and commercial invoice requirements.

+ Develop methods and procedures for transportation of commodities for designated shippers from local or offshore locations to warehouses, other storage facilities or final consignee locations.

+ Prepare timely management information and reports as specified and requested by Branch Manager.

+ Negotiate shipping rates and submit to Branch Manager for approval when necessary to be competitive.

+ Develop and maintain successful relationships with local vendors (e.g. airline representatives, freight forwarders, custom brokers, local pickup and delivery companies, regional trucking companies, line haul providers) as well as other co-load carriers.

+ Establish and maintain all necessary procedures to assure a clean, properly organized, safe, and healthy environment for all personnel.


**Minimum Requirements**


+ 2-5 years operational experience in international import transportation, preferably with an international logistics provider.

+ Effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

+ Knowledge and experience in PC, spreadsheets, and database applications (including Excel and Word).


**Preferred Qualifications**


+ Bachelors degree in business, transportation, logistics or equivalent combination of experience and education.

+ Dangerous goods certification

+ Knowledge of state, federal and international applicable laws, and regulations as they relate to primary services provided (i.e., customs, security, other import, and export government agencies that regulate international trade).

+ Cargo Wise Operating System experience


Ready for Whats Next? Reply this message with your salary expectation and availability for interview to: SOLR900@kellyservices.com (ines.escalante@kellyservices.com)


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-08-06 Expires: 2021-10-14

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