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Transcon Agent

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Job type: Supply Chain
Job level: Graduates
Where: Portland, Oregon, United States view map

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systems

Job Description

Hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM (M-F)

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth and timely freight process flow
  • Ensure accurate and timely data entry into our operational system
  • Track and Trace Transcon files and reporting
  • Ensure accurate and timely client and vendor billing
  • Ensure delivery of freight and timely clearance when applicable
  • Interact with customers in arranging their shipments to meet customers service standards
  • Contribute and maintain good relationships with suppliers
  • Meet compliance at all times 
  • Network communications, timely responses to emails and requests
  • Meet KPI standards in accordance with Company policy
  • Understand customers procedures and maintain updated internal DLSOPs

Qualifications

  • 6 months to 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Understanding of ocean documentation process a plus
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results
  • Pro-active, strong organizational skills
  • Good computer skills;l Excel, Word, PowerPoint (advanced Excel, Access, and SQL skills preferred)
  • Hazardous Materials certification (preferred)
  • 2-3 years experience in domestic transportation, time definite truck and air operations, including routing, rating, booking, tracking/tracing (preferred)
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • "White Glove" experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of ISO/Quality and measurement process

Additional Information

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time 
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance 
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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