1st Shift Freight Forwarder (Ocean) - Wilmington, CA


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Los Angeles, CA - Metro - (USA) 15821 Ventura Blvd Suite 148 CA Encino , CA 91436



Job Description

Manpower is hiring for a Freight Forwarder who has experience within the agriculture Import/Export logistics realm. With your 3+ years' experience handling Ocean Freight Forwarding Services Manpower may have the perfect career opportunity for you!

What's in it for you?

* Monday - Friday: 8AM - 5PM or 9AM - 6PM (OT as needed)

* Competitive Pay rate: $19/hr.

* Located in Wilmington, CA

* True temp to hire position

What you'll be doing:

* Making bookings with Ocean Freight Shipping Lines

* Preparing, sending, changing, and updating bookings to Production Team

* Assisting Dispatch team to resolve booking issues

* Coordinating with Documentation Team to get work order for AES and SI

* Filing AES with US Customs and Border for Export Declaration in a timely manner

* Filling Shipping Instructions with Shipping Lind Documentation to proof and releasing Bill of Lading and other documents in a timely manner

* Coordinating day to day between Drayage Truckers and Dispatch Team to update booking; late gate

* Coordinating between Shipping Line Billing Department and Accounting Department to ensure ocean freight is billed correctly and payment is arranged to release OBL in a timely manner

* Coordinating between Shipping Lines and Production Team to resolve any disputed invoices

* Improving forwarding process on cost, efficiency and relationship

* Providing and maintaining exemplary customer service

* Supporting all team member to achieve target and cost savings

* Assisting with other projects and duties as assigned by upper Management as needed

The skills we are looking for:

* 3-5 years' experience working in Logistics, Distribution, or Manufacturing environment

* 3-5 years of Export Forwarding experience is preferred

* Extremely detailed

* Ability to manage multiple competing priorities while meeting deadlines

* Problem solving skills

* Good verbal and written communication skills

* Superior demonstrated PC skills, Word, Excel, and Business Email Correspondence

* Ability to inspire/support team members to work effectively across functional areas

Stop your job search and apply today. Do you need more information? Text: (310) 245 - 4231. We love referrals so please share our job with friends and family.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance