AIT Worldwide Logistics International Operations Agent in Coppell, Texas
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Empowerment, active listening and creative thinking are a few attributes AIT teammates exercise to deliver a world-class customer experience.
The International Operations Agent, will report directly to the Operations Supervisor within the Operations department. This position will be responsible for controlling International freight forwarding shipments into the USA across all modes of transport per customer request.
The International Operations Agent primary focus is providing a high-level of excellent and quality customer service to all customers.
What You Will Be Doing Day-to-Day:
Complete shipment process in Cargowise including: quoting, data entry, pickup/delivery scheduling, AES entry, interfacing with customs brokers, routing and operational milestone updates.
Provide courteous etiquette via phone or e-mail interaction with customers, vendors, AIT teammates throughout the organization.
Ensuring all customers’ SOP’s instructions are adhered and AIT KPI’s and guidelines are followed and met.
Obtain all details necessary for shipment/quote in order to evaluate all factors to ensure customer’s request is satisfied.
Examine all possible factors prior to shipment coordination and/or pricing to ensure most successful result.
Input all essential information into the computer system to allow all information needed for shipment coordination and billing are achieved.
Responsible for sending pre-alerts to customers and overseas partners.
Ensuring all shipments are properly billed within company guidelines and timelines.
What We Look for in Teammates:
A team player who works well with others – being respectful to our teammates is a Core Value!
A strong work ethic with an appreciation for ownership, independence, accountability and autonomy in your role.
Growth mindset – being passionate about your craft, always looking for ways to improve yourself and the company, being open to change and doing things differently.
Customer service focus – we serve a wide variety of customers, both internal and external, and building relationships is a part of our culture!
Other Skills We Hope to See:
High School diploma or GED required.
Minimum of two (2) years’ industry experience in export/import operations
Previous work experience in ITAR and Dangerous Goods regulations preferred
Cargo-wise experience a plus! Knowledge of working within government vertical a bonus!
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced working environment
High attention to detail and strong organizing skills
Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment
What AIT Can Offer You:
Growing company with a record year in performance that continues to scale!
Opportunity to drive significant changes in our Dallas station with an ability to make an impact across the organization
Hands-on and passionate CEO who understands the importance of hiring great talent – passionately caring for co-workers is a Core Value!
Laid-back and open-door work environment
High Performance culture with a focus on a growth mindset where continuous improvement is embraced
Opportunity for advancement
Competitive compensation package
Full line-up of benefits
Volunteer program – it’s also a Core Value – we actively engage in our communities!
About AIT Worldwide Logistics:
AIT Worldwide Logistics is a global freight forwarder that helps its customers grow by expanding access to markets all over the world where they can sell and/or procure raw materials, components and finished goods. For more than 40 years, the Chicago-based supply chain solutions leader has relied on a consultative approach to build a global network and trusted partnerships in nearly every industry, including aerospace, automotive, consumer retail, food, government, healthcare, high-tech, industrial and life sciences. Backed by scalable, user-friendly technology, AIT’s flexible business model customizes door-to-door deliveries via sea, air, ground and rail—on time and on budget. With expert teammates staffing more than 85 worldwide locations in Asia, Europe and North America, AIT’s full-service options also include customs clearance, warehouse management and white glove services.
AIT Worldwide Logistics is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact Human Resources at 630-766-8300 ext 5318 or email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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