Sunday, 20 August 2017



Being The Logistics Company for the World goes well beyond our global presence in over 220 countries and territories, or our tireless pioneer spirit when it comes to new markets.

It also extends beyond our unique ability to offer a remarkable range of logistics solutions  from mission-critical express deliveries to economical freight transportation, from taking the complexity out of customs to managing the complexity of global supply chains and everything in between.
We want to be the logistics company people turn to – the first choice not only for all shipping needs, but also the first choice for career and investment opportunities, and being the global benchmark for responsible business practice.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Daily tracking and tracing and follow-up required to ensure timely and efficient movement of cargo and customer satisfaction; identify incidents and ensures resolution of incidents
  • Update shipment status, issue arrival notice and obtain entry documents for customs entries. Communicate with customs brokers to confirm customs release status.
  • Arrange freight release with carriers/co-load agents, confirm cargo availability
  • Provides status updates and maintains excellent relationships with customers
  • Is responsible for identifying performance issues of suppliers and proposes solutions to improve/correct performance
  • Ability to ensure profitable cost management for cargo moves
  • May be required to perform other tasks as required (i.e.: Ocean Export)

Skills / Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of Ocean Import / industry related experience
  • Strong financial business acumen
  • A quick learner with a “Can-Do” attitude and strong prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of INCO terms
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • LOGIS or Cargo Wise systems knowledge is a plus
  • Hazmat certification is a plus

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

Facts and Figures
  • Working Hours: 40
  • Business Unit: DHL Global Forwarding US
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full-Time
  • Work Permit Required: No
  • Shift Requirement: Day time only

JOB TITLE:  Ocean Import Freight Specialist

LOCATION: Cleveland, Ohio, United States  

POSTING DATE: 28/07/2017

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