Ocean Import Specialist

Join the excitement of a dynamic company that leads the logistics industry with a worldwide range of logistics services. For 90+ years, DACHSER USA has provided intelligent logistics services and now employs over 30,600 people worldwide in 399 locations globally.

DACHSER USA is currently seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Ocean Import Specialist to join its Atlanta Office located in East Point, GA. This position will support DACHSER USA’s ocean import activities for its Air & Sea Logistics division.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Coordinates Ocean import shipments with origin, shippers, truckers and steamship lines.
  • Arranges delivery for inland transportation and follows up to ensure shipments have reached their final destinations.
  • Converts and verifies shipment weights and volumes. Calculates rates with ability to convert pricing and rates
  • Responsible for audit compliance with FMC regulations and Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Supports local sales efforts with timely responses to emails and rate requests.
  • Maintains communications with customers, carriers, vendors and other DACHSER offices.

Requirements of the position include:

  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in ocean preferred.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with contract interpretation.
  • Ability to negotiate rates with steamship lines.
  • Hazardous Materials experience a plus.
  • Desire and ability to provide excellent customer service required. Position will interact with customers by phone, email and in-person frequently.
  • Professional demeanor, including excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Windows programs, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Stellar organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

DACHSER offers a generous benefits package and competitive salary.

To apply, please forward your resume, cover letter and salary request to:
Hiring Manager at Local applicants only, please.

DACHSER USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.