Customs Entry Writer Florida, USA

Midas Global Executive Search are a Freight Forwarding & Logistics Recruitment firm operating across the US.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Generate, file, and maintain up-to-date customer records, reports, documentation, databases, etc.
  • Prepare documentation for data entry and transmission to Customs, including 7501, ACE notes and RLF; ensure that all entries are filed in a timely manner in accordance with company and Customs expectations.
  • Process documents through the Company’s ABI system, obtaining Customs release and other government agency releases as appropriate.
  • Monitor the release and follow up on all ABI/AMS messages including rejects, holds and exam messages, working with government personnel to ensure timely release of cargo.
  • Follow-up with carriers, manage pre-alerts daily, and maintain record of all communications in files; inform supervisor of problems and irregularities.
  • Review entry details and verify for compliance data related to calculation of duties, duty policy, Participating Government Agencies, trade agreements, prior notice or any specific requests by Customs for the proper filing for release.
  • Perform audit review on all assigned brokerage files and payments to customs.
  • Audit customs entries, commercial documents, applying harmonized tariff schedule code for accurate duty assessment and to ensure all federal requirements are met.
  • Handle all documents related to shipping freight, including set up entry files for pre-alerts received, maintain customer updates, preparation of documents for Customs clearance, select and dispatch trucker, arrange delivery to the customer, process payables and billing in our accounting system, check status on shipments, check PODs and charges, tracking cargo from origin to final destination, follow up shipments for final ETA date.
  • Support and maintain the Quality System (ISO) by working closely with management, sales and/or operations to ensure goals and objectives are met with regard to the function(s) of this position. Ensure adherence to procedures for any issues of non-conformance that could or do directly affect the success of the Quality System.

Other duties as assigned.


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