Ocean Import/Export Specialist
Company: GTS Group
Posted on: January 27, 2019
This position is for local residents only. GTS Group Predictable Reliability. Every time. Air & Ocean Cargo / Air Charter / Logistics Warehousing / IMDG-DGR RAM / Value-Add Services Dedicated to Our Customers Success For over 27 years, GTS Group has earned the respect and repeat business of an exacting customer base by delivering predictably reliable service and unmatched follow-up and follow-through on every file. With a worldwide network of more than 100 qualified partners spanning 6 continents and over 95 countries. A Six Sigma Lean Logistics process-oriented business headquartered in Washington, D.C., GTS provides comprehensive and best-value transportation solutions, including air & ocean freight, contract airlift, air charter, project freight management, Value Add Logistics Services, packing, crating & kitting, bar coding, and supporting IT platforms with various user level (vendor, customer, supplier) portals. A Rigorous Commitment to Continual Quality Improvements and Processes GTS has been ISO 9001 certified since 2003, and currently holds ISO 9001:2008 certification. Timely and accurate communications, thorough documentation, constant improvement to processes and procedures, and employee mentoring and training are the essential components of our rigorous quality program. Job Description: Book cargo with steamship lines Contact vendors in order to provide quotations to the customer Prepare Ocean Bills of Lading and other shipping documents for export Responsible for contacting carriers and checking forwarding Send revised shipment information to customers and/or international agents if any shipment does not moved as booked Send confirmed on hand notices once shipment arrives at destination Proof of delivery information to customers, as appropriate Answer telephones and handle customer requests, quotes, pickups, forwardings, etc Maintain GTS ISO, Service and Communications Standards Identify current and potential problems and provide solution alternatives best for Customer and GTS Work with GTS Accounting department to approve vendor invoices for payment Invoice shipments within specified time frame Skills/Qualifications: Strong Oral and Written Communications capabilities, Public Speaking Skills, Customer Service Oriented, Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Client Relationships, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & Power Point Experience Required: Minimum 2 years industry experience Education Required: Bachelor s Degree or higher - - total industry experience will be considered in lieu of undergrad degree Apply Online Below
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