Portland, OR

International Freight Operations Agent

Local Freight Forwarding Company has an opening for an experienced International Operations Agent at their Portland office. We are looking for a high energy, positive individual with a passion for customer service!

What you'll be doing:

  • Routing, quoting, booking, and tracking Air and Ocean exports and imports; plus relevant shipment documentation; including AWB's, BOL's, Insurance Certificates, Routing Alerts and Pre-Alerts etc.

  • Primary communication link with customers relative to tracking/tracing air and ocean shipments.

  • Daily vendor & customer communication, including carrier negotiations

  • Shipment problem solving and admin/clerical support function for the International Department

What you need for this position:

  • 2-3 years experience in the freight forwarding industry, specifically experience handling air export shipments & documentation.

  • Must be a proactive individual, self-starter, who can drive projects to timely completion.

  • Effective planning/organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to set priorities; attention to detail.

  • Works well under pressure; must be flexible and open to changing priorities and multiple projects.

  • Demonstrates 'out-of-the-box' innovative and analytical thinking with collaborative problem-solving/decision making skills.

  • Good computer/data entry skills; type 40 WPM; strong familiarity with Gmail.

  • A positive, can do attitude!

Why work here:

The biggest benefit is a good work environment in a small, friendly, growing company. At Transmark you have the opportunity to do and learn a wide variety of tasks, learn many different systems, and work on a diverse set of projects

Our Blueprint promise to you:

  • Transmark Logistics will provide you an opportunity to learn, grow, and be successful in your career.

  • Your input will be heard and considered.

  • We will be respectful and honest with you.

  • You will be empowered and entrusted to meet customer expectations.

  • We will honor our commitments to you

This is a Full-Time, Monday-Friday position

Transmark offers an excellent benefit package, that includes; medical, dental, generous company match 401k, scholarship program, 6 paid holidays, as well as paid time off (PTO).

If this looks like the job for you please reply with your resume


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