Air Import Supervisor – Chicago, IL Chicago, USA

Air Import Specialist/Supervisor – Chicago, IL

My client is a well-known international freight forwarder with a global presence currently at the starting point of a strategically planned expansion, looking to add to their ever-growing office in Chicago.

They are looking for an Air Import Specialist with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the freight and logistics industry, with a drive to progress.

Experience required (necessary):

  • Minimum 3 years’ International Air Import experience
  • Strong knowledge of all Import processes A-Z
  • Rate quoting/Negotiations
  • Highly experienced with CargoWise
  • Experience in a supervisory role

Experience preferred (beneficial):

  • Knowledge of hazmat/hazmat certified
  • Familiar with Ocean Import/Export procedures
  • Shipping general cargo across global trade routes
  • Customs entries

Responsibilities:

  • Handling International cargo (predominately airfreight, may involve some ocean freight)
  • File raising/Pre Alerts
  • Document creation (AwBs/BoL)
  • Negotiating Air rates
  • Manage the process from quotation – to final invoicing in line with the client expectations.
  • Proactively contact existing clients to maximize business potential
  • Maintaining a high standard of customer service
  • Supervising Junior Staff

If you’re an ambitious individual looking to join a company offering the opportunity to grow with the organization, get in contact today.

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