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Freight Forwarder, Ocean Import

Company: DSV
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

* Freight Forwarder, Ocean Import If you are a current DSV employee and interested in a position in another country, please contact your manager and Human Resources representative to discuss the process and requirements of applying.****Freight Forwarding In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at **Freight Forwarder, Ocean Import**The primary duty of an Ocean Import Agent is to process ocean import transactions, including all related activities, for an assigned base of accounts. The Ocean Import agent is responsible for all required document preparation and traffic coordination. 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 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 department Supervisor or Manager of any transaction problems or irregularities. MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS High School Diploma (or equivalent education). 2 3 years of experience as an Ocean Import Agent preferred. Experience in managing shipments from booking through billing. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES Basic skills in Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently. In addition to basic math, must be able to analyse numerical data and understand components and relationships, find patterns and draw conclusions. Other Skills: Two years of CargoWise experience a definite plus! Ability to make quick and clear decisions while adapting to changing circumstances. Ability to work independently, but within the boundaries prescribed by DSV policies and procedures. Ability to understand the full range of Freight Forwarding services, including order management, movement scheduling, customs brokerage, monitor and control services, cost optimization, and various industry specific requirements. DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. **DSV Global transport and logistics**DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, well give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career. Read more at **open/close** **Send as email**Why DSV **Nearest Major Market:** Minneapolis

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