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Entry Writer

 Mount Prospect, IL

Job ID:
5680
Job Title:
Entry Writer
City & State:
Mount Prospect, IL
Job Region:
Midwest
Seniority:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Freight Operations
Service Offering:
Freight Forwarding (Ocean/Air/Domestic)

Our client was founded in New York City in 1989 as a U.S. Customs broker, international freighter forwarder, and logistics provider specializing in the movement of art works and antiquities. Since 1989, they have expanded across the United States with a staff of over 300 employees and have dedicated divisions that specialize in providing top-level services to a variety of industries. They have a fine art division with dedicated teams for museums, galleries, art fair participants, private clients, and the entertainment industry; and an international logistics solutions division which focuses on trade shows, yachts and marine, automotive, manufacturing, aerospace & hi-tech, pharma & healthcare, chemical & energy, consumer & retail, and government contracts industries.

Job Type: Full-time

Entry Writer
This role is responsible for providing excellent customer service related to import shipments, preparing customs documentation, and ensuring all import shipments meet all applicable and current laws and regulations.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall quality customer service related to import shipments including documentation, clearance, billing and problem resolution.
  • Provide ongoing communication with customers.
  • Ensure compliance with all current regulations of related government agencies as applicable including but not limited to customs, BIS, USDA, DOT/EPA, FDA and any others related to the importation and exportation of products.
  • Issuing checks, invoices, and approving payable invoices for vendors within your files.
  • Assist with the overall operation of office related to import.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of systems including CargoWise, Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Receive documents and check for any missing information.
  • File ISF and customs clearance including all PGA’s.
  • Track current shipments and reach out for any needed documents or pick up numbers.
Experience:
  • 2+ years of logistics and customs experience.
  • Experience with documentation, clearance, billing and problem resolution.
  • Experience with air and ocean import.
  • Experience working with customers and resolving issues on a daily basis.
  • Ability to remain up to date on current government regulations, including but not limited to customs, BIS, USDA, DOT/EPA, FDA.
  • Experience filing ISF and customs clearance including all PGA’s.
  • Well versed in CargoWise, Outlook, Word, Excel.


This position offers a competitive base salary.