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DB Schenker is the world’s leading global logistics provider — we support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Integrated logistics resides at the world’s most important intersections, where the flow of goods creates an effective link between carriers. Our value-added services ensure the flow of goods continues seamlessly and supply chains stay lean and optimized for success. Our business holds top positions in automotive, technology, consumer goods, trade fair logistics, special transports, and special events logistics.
Position Description Summary: Coordinating and handling the incoming ocean freight shipments for the division. The effective and efficient handling of these shipments has to ensure continuous cargo flow while at the same time adhering to company policies and objectives.
Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):
The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge and Skills
(The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):
2-3 years of industry experience preferred
High-school diploma, GED or equivalent required
Knowledge of U.S. Customs requirements (AMS, Fumigation)
Knowledge of Freight Forwarding / Supply Chain Logistics
Knowledge of Incoterms
Knowledge of Ocean Freight Operations
Knowledge of international ports and geography
Understanding of carriers’ service and routing
Understanding of the customer's current shipment, statistical and financial status (Credit)
Ms Office skills required
Must be detail oriented and accurate when processing documentation
Communicates ideas clearly and concisely
Proactive, positive, enthusiastic and self-driven
Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills (proactive and reactive)
Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
Business English required
Equal Opportunity EmployerMinorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled
Job Type: Full-time