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Miami, Florida - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 8 November 2018
Kforce has a client in the Medley, Florida (FL) area seeking and experienced Export Account Representative to assist and maintain an efficient and profitable added value export service.Duties:

* Maintain effective business relationships with foreign and domestic offices/departments and major/assigned accounts

* Work and communicate with other members to create an effective team

* Contribute ocean expert knowledge during discussions of critical issues

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following duties satisfactorily:

* Identify customer service requirements and define/develop rate quote requests for Company Solutions services

* Analyze customer's ocean and inland rates and negotiate with carriers to define/secure the most cost-effective rate structure for the Global transportation of their cargoes

* Serve as the Liaison with Customer and Ocean Carriers in contract negotiations and protect the customers shipping interests

* Maintain rate quote information database of pricing information forwarded to customers

* Prepare appropriate ocean shipping documentation, letters of instruction, bill of ladings, delivery orders, commercial invoices, packing lists, Certificates of origin, etc. as well as tracking of shipments

* Prepare and oversee pick up and deliveries of cargoes per customer's request

* Perform cargo bookings and all related tasks for ocean services

* High School diploma or equivalent

* Two (2) years of experience in the ocean transportation industry from a Freight Forwarder/NVOCC stand point, with the last industry related position having been held within the last 3 years; To include export documentation, coordinating inland trucking for LCL/FCL (Less/Full Container Load), cargo insurance, and cargo consolidation/deconsolidation

* Experience in preparation of Electronic Export Information (EEI) (equivalent to SED), Ocean Bill of Lading (MBL & HBL) documents, import arrival notifications, as well as understanding the process of a letter of credit

* Knowledge of In-bond and Hazardous material process and documentation.

* Knowledge of state, federal, and international applicable laws and regulations (Federal Maritime Commission, Census Bureau, Interstate Commerce Commission, U.S. Customs, environmental and hazardous, import/export, maritime and Civil Aeronautic Board)

* Familiarity with International Commercial Terms and shipping terms

* Demonstrated skills relevant to evaluating rating and pricing information

* Effective analytical and negotiating skills relevant to rating, pricing and bookings

* Intermediate computer skills (in programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

* Must be able to communicate effectively in English and Spanish at an intermediate to advanced level (verbal and written)

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Hours

Miami, Florida, United States of America
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11/8/2018 11:17:08 PM

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