Customs Brokerage Agent

Job Posted 2/6/2024
Expeditors
Nashville, TN 37214
United States
Job Description

Company Description

Company Description

Become a member of a global community! The international logistics industry is an integral piece of the global trade puzzle; we make the world go round. Global supply chain management is what we do, and 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. Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ over 19,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 350+ locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems.

Our Mission is to recruit, train, and retain the very best logistics and technical experts the world over. We love to promote from within - more than 50 percent of our employees have been at Expeditors for five years or more. Our high retention rate is influenced by a unique compensation program for positions that are more than just jobs - they're chances to grow, do what you love and build a career with us!

Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure a smooth and timely customs process flow for all customs related activities
  • Daily execution of workflow and department metrics
  • Transfer declaration information from commercial documents, or other sources into our customs entry system
  • Accurate and timely data entry to allow for the build of a complete US Customs declaration
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the customers and government organizations
  • Guarantee compliance to regulations at all times, both internal and external
  • Track and Trace shipments for valid data transmission to US customs and Partner Government Agencies
  • Understand all elements of the import customs Desk Level Operating Procedure and correctly interpret this information to fulfill our customer´s instructions and expectations
  • Identify and manage exceptions while also identifying opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Seek ways to enhance productivity, KPI’s, process improvements, compliance and customer satisfaction
  • Effectively manage and organize emails for timely follow up
  • Consistently display and promote the company’s 10 cultural attributes: Appearance, Attitude, Confidence, Curiosity, Excellence, Integrity, Pride, Resolute, Sense of Humor, and Visionary

 

Qualifications

  • Customer Service: 6 months to 1 year experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred but not required.  We hire for attitude and train for skill.
  • Understanding of transportation and US Customs documentation is a plus
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results
  • Understanding of the importance of quality customer service and its effect on all facets of a successful business and brand
  • Proactive and organized approach to learning and executing on the job
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Sense of urgency and works well under pressure
  • Immense attention to detail
  • Team player mentality
  • Proficient computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote)
  • Able to use the 10-key
  • Fluent in English

 

Additional Information

Please note, this opportunity does not sponsor work visas and has no relocation assistance. It is an in-person position.

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