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Export Specialist at XPO Logistics, Inc.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Miami, Florida

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Are you looking for an opportunity to build a career you can be proud of? This year, Fortune named XPO Logistics among the most admired companies in the world, and Forbes listed us as one of America’s best employers in 2017. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. As the Export Specialist, you will arrange quotes, documentation, and logistics of cargo to worldwide markets. Your experience in arranging bookings and handling customer service requests is critical to maintaining a smooth operation and delivering a positive customer experience. Join our growing team and we’ll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Arrange import and export bookings for ocean freight

  • Dispatch orders to overseas agents and offices, as well as drayage and trucking companies

  • Ensure Import Security Filing (ISF) information is completed

  • File Automated Export System (AES) on behalf of the shipper

  • Submit shipping instructions to carriers

  • Ensure that all documentation is accurate and complete, and customer receives bill of lading in a timely manner

  • Maintain an understanding of the various business divisions within XPO Global Logistics and their strategic goals; assist in rates and quoting

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of experience in the Freight Forwarding or NVOCC industry

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • Bilingual English and Spanish

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.