Freight Forwarding Specialist

 Diamond Bar, CA

Job ID:
Job Title:
Freight Forwarding Specialist
City & State:
Diamond Bar, CA
Job Region:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Operations- Freight Forwarding
Service Offering:
Co-Packing/Co-Manufacturing, Freight Forwarding
Our client was founded in 1965 as a waste paper trading company. They have more than half a century of waste paper trading experience and are head quartered in Lausanne with a global presence.

Freight Forwarding Specialist
Our client’s California office is currently looking for a Freight Forwarding Specialist.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Follow all logistics movements related to assigned trades (SO & PO combinations) – meticulous.
  • Be aware of best freight rates available and make sure these are applied – commercial.
  • Apply pressure to all parties involved if and when this is necessary – energetic.
  • Cover for absent colleagues – flexible.
  • Create accurate documents for customs, carriers and transport companies alike – detailed.
  • File and save documents accurately while under considerable time pressure – level headed. Create reports in order to give management the tools to formulate forecasts – creative.
  • Liaise closely with the Procurement Team and pre-empting their logistic need – preemptive.
  • BS educational level or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in any logistics role or similar.
  • Advanced Excel skills and generally all standard Office applications.
  • Capable of working within a stressful and commercially driven environment.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Available full time 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday.
  • Happy to work 3 full days in the office every week + 2 from home as hybrid combination.
  • Fluent or advanced in Spanish is a plus.
  • Problem solver who is able to prioritize is a plus.
  • Driving license holder and car owner is a plus.

This position offers a competitive base salary.

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