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Bilingual Freight Forwarder $40,000 in Wesley Chapel, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

One of our clients located in Wesley Chapel, Florida is looking for a Bilingual Freight Forwarder to join their team!

Responsible for overall logistics and transportation operations, analysis, evaluation and control of traffic information, including but not limited to: Freight Scheduling, Customs Process, Traffic and Tracking of Cargo (scheduling, load pick up, deliveries and verification). Ensure there is effective communication with the Sales, Accounting and Back Office, Freight Companies among others. This position must stay informed on the relevant customs regulations as well as with Transportation rules and regulations. The incumbent must acquire knowledge and expertise around safety and control on the logistic process and develop policies, procedures and practices of the company.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, International trade, Export/Import or related fields.
  • 1-2 years of previous experience in logistics positions or companies in NAFTA countries. Experience with Mexico and Colombia is a plus.
  • 1-2 years of prior experience working with inland carriers, trucking companies, Ocean Freight and inland brokers in the NAFTA Market is required.
  • Must possess general knowledge of Custom broker process.
  • Commercial acumen; with a proactive and creative approach to looking after the needs and concerns of customers is a plus.
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel. Knowledge in QuickBooks or SAP Business One experience is a plus.
  • Project management experience is a plus.
  • Fully Bilingual. Fluency in Spanish and English, written and verbal skills.
  • Flexibility in time and schedule.
  • Some travel required.