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  • Job Title
  • Ocean Export Freight Specialist- Remote (FL)
  • Location
  • Jacksonville
  • Job Number
  • 141288
  • State
  • Florida
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Manufacturing
Job Description
Great remote position for an experienced Export Ocean Freight Specialist to join a growing company in Florida!
This position will work closely with administrative tasks relating to the transportation of goods in locations both national and overseas. In this fully remote position, you will provide administrative support to the East Coast Sales Executive. This is a full time, permanent position with benefits.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
  • Will oversee the tasks of the bookings team with some managerial duties
  • Assist with requesting and processing bookings for high-volume export shipments
  • Request and process ocean freight rates for export shipments
  • Meet with and negotiate rates with shipping line sales reps and freight forwarders, review and approve rate sheets and contracts
  • Request and process trucking rates for domestic moves
  • Handle trucking dispatch process for domestic moves and FOB export shipments
  • Respond to a high volume of daily emails
REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2-4+years related experience and/or training in freight forwarding especially ocean shipping
  • Must ensure that Quality Assurance checks are completed and maintained
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Effective problem solving skills and ability to prioritize
  • Thick skinned-must be able to handle the pressure of working under tight deadlines and remain calm
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office
  • Willing to learn CRM software pertinent to our industry (we use CieTrade but easily can be learned)
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

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