Import Specialist/Entry Writer

Legacy San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

LEGACY Supply Chain Services is a third-party logistics provider with over 37 years of supply chain experience. Our expanded North American distribution footprint includes over 6,000,000 square feet of dedicated and multi-client space in 50 locations, across 19 states and 3 Canadian provinces. LEGACY's Full-service solutions include:

  • Warehousing & Distribution

  • International Transportation

  • North American Transportation

  • Customs & Compliance

  • Installation Services

We are currently seeking a Import Specialist/Entry Writer for our San Jose, California location. LEGACY offers paid holidays, vacation, 401k and excellent benefits.


The individual performing this job function is empowered with adequate authority to exercise the required duties and responsibilities of the position to insure that all work performed meets or exceeds LEGACY, SCS standards for safety, quality, productivity, and conduct.

  • Responsible for daily entry filing, familiar with OGAs (FDA, FCC, USDA, etc.) requirements.

  • Prepare entry documentation including 7501, 3461, etc.

  • Prepare customs brokerage file

  • Verify arrival information with Airlines/NVOCC's/ Steamship Lines, etc.

  • Rate commercial invoice with tariff numbers

  • Verify country of origin

  • Prepare entry documents for Customs approval and Duty payment

  • Prepare delivery order, send to trucker, verify receipt

  • Advise importers of any areas of tariff classification, regulations and procedures.

  • Ensure that all entries are filed on time and freight delivered in a timely manner in accordance with company and customer expectations.

  • Background in Cargowise preferred

  • Background in FTZ weekly blanket and withdrawal preferred.

  • Maintain Customer Service functions and follow guidelines and procedures for handling customer issues.

  • Process incoming and outgoing customer calls to provide customer satisfaction

  • Provide initial Customer Service functions on new inquiries.

Minimum Requirements:

Educational High School diploma or equivalent. Associate or Bachelor's Degree in a Supply Chain or related field preferred.

  • Systems Usage/Data Entry Above average PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Windows-based systems.

  • Communication and Customer Service Applicant must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with clients (internal and external) and vendors via phone, email, fax, in-person or any other means as required.

  • Organization Customer and File management skills are essential in this position. Applicant must be able to constantly maintain all customer related information, and be able to provide information to customers and management on an on-going basis. Systemization of file

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