Ocean Import Agent All USA, USA

The primary duty of an Ocean Import Agent is to process ocean import transactions, including all related activities, for an assigned base of accounts.

Duties Include:
• Receive, review, and process import documentation for an assigned base of accounts.
• Comply with all requirements listed under any given Letter of Credit.
• Prepare accurate and profitable quotations for review by the department Supervisor or Manager.
• Recognize profit opportunities in the areas of insurance coverage, cargo for NVOCC bookings, and commissions from inland freight and other service subcontracting.
• Arrange inland freight services.
• Communicate with clients, co-workers, and supervisors in a clear, concise, and timely manner.
• Adhere to all domestic and international shipping regulations.
• Advise the department Supervisor or Manager of any transaction problems or irregularities.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

2 – 3 years of experience as an Ocean Import Agent preferred.
Experience in managing shipments from booking through billing (A-Z processes)
Experience with CargoWise operating systems is preferred

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