Air Import Operations

Carol Stream, Illinois
Product Management – Air /
Full-time /
On-site
cargo-partner is a leading multinational freight forwarder and integrated logistics provider with a particular strength in international transport solutions. Based in Austria, cargo-partner is present in over 40 countries with more than 3500 employees and continues to grow and expand across the world. Since January 2024 we are now part of the NX Group.

Our employees are highly motivated professionals with diverse cultural backgrounds who share a common passion for their work, excellent communication skills and a strong entrepreneurial approach.

We offer an interesting career kick-start for talented people without experience as well as rewarding opportunities for accomplished logistics and business professionals. We believe in establishing long-term relationships with our partners and in the continuous development of our employees.

Job Description: Daily handling of business cases in the area of air cargo import shipments in accordance with USA regulations and cargo-partner standards and procedures.

The position's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Handle A-Z [excluding quoting] USA import shipments for internal and agent routed business
    • Manage work flow. Advise Air Import Manager of issues
    • Monitor shipment profitability.
    • Follow INCOTERMS
    • Communicate with clients, agents, and cargo-partner offices to confirm new shipments, advise transport details , and provide updates throughout the transport
    • Open files within our SPOT tracking system and in Cargowise
    • Issue arrival notices
    • Excellent carrier/vendor negotiation skills
    • Dispatch and communicate with truckers for cargo pick-up and delivery
    • Issue freight invoices upon departure and input vendor costs.

Personal Qualifications:

    • Excellent written & oral communication skills.
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow while meeting daily deadlines
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
    • Dynamic team player with eagerness to deliver solid customer service
    • Willingness to take initiative and go above and beyond to ensure all customers’ needs are meet

Air Import skills and Qualifications:

    • 1-3 years air import experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Email)
    • Prior experience with Cargowise preferred but not mandatory
    • Teamwork, Coordination, Organization, Planning, Time Management, Reporting, Documentation, Billing, Data Entry
$52,000 - $60,000 a year
Contact: James Midgley - james.midgley@cargo-partner.com

Company Introduction:
 
cargo-partner is a privately owned full-range info-logistics provider offering a comprehensive portfolio of air, sea, land transport and warehousing services, with special expertise in information technology and supply chain optimization. The company operates over 160 offices in over 40 countries around the world to create fast and efficient solutions for a wide range of industries. With the SPOT platform, cargo-partner ensures easy cooperation and full transparency throughout the supply chain.
 
As a family-owned business, we are very employee-oriented and want to work with you to develop your career and personal goals. Take a look at our Mission & Vision.

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