Ocean Export Operations

 Rosemont, IL

Job ID:
Job Title:
Ocean Export Operations
City & State:
Rosemont, IL
Job Region:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Operations- Freight Forwarding
Service Offering:
Freight Forwarding

Our client is a U.S. freight forwarding company who originated in Germany. Their team is made up of internationally experienced and local freight forwarding experts for ensuring comprehensive customer care and professional advice. They are active in arranging international ocean freight services tailored to the needs of their customers. Whether it may be project logistics (in-gauge as well as out-of gauge), break bulk, heavy lift or conventional container traffic. They service each customer in an individual manner and in a personal way providing one central contact person who cares for a specific customer all the way.

Ocean Export Operations
Our client is looking for an Ocean Export Operations team member to join their expanding company.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Handling all daily ocean export shipments from booking until invoicing.
  • Providing expert advice to clients regarding logistic processes, documentation, inspections, letters of credit, or any other shipping questions which may arise.
  • Booking, arranging for or confirming cargo space with carriers.
  • Arranging pick up of cargo to port.
  • Preparing and/or processing export declarations, including the required ‘electronic export information.
  • Preparing and/or processing carrier Bills of Lading, Delivery Orders, legalization of documents or other shipping documents.
  • Issuing House Bills of Lading or equivalent documents.
  • Preparing and/or sending advance notifications of shipments or other documents to agents, shippers or consignees as required.
  • Coordinating the movement of shipments between origin and destination.
  • Tracking shipments and sending regular status reports to clients.
  • Data input/ logging files.
  • Communicating with all external and internal partners as well as customers to ensure smooth transport arrangement.
  • Operating according to our Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Support General Manager with General Office duties.
  • High school degree required.
  • 3-5 years’ experience with ocean exports (required) and air exports (preferred).
  • Strong Understanding of Ocean Export regulations and documentation.
  • Experience in using and navigating CargoSoft software is a plus.
  • Attention to detail and excellent oral and written skills required, customer service experience required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel.

This position offers a competitive base salary.


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