Join Livingston, the largest customs broker in Canada and the third largest entry filer in the U.S. We're a market leader offering customs brokerage, consulting and compliance, and freight forwarding services at more than 100 key locations in North America, Europe and Asia. Customs brokerage is our core business and helping our customers navigate the complex and changing world of international trade is what we do best. Consider joining our team for the opportunity to grow your career. From entry level to expert advisors, our supportive culture of learning will help you get the career you want.
Take the first step in learning about international trade and supply chain management with North America's #1 company in customs brokerage! This is an exciting opportunity to join our National Service Center, based in Itasca, IL. This is an entry level position that includes a training program to ensure that team members have the right tools and resources to complete their jobs from day one. Reporting to the Production Supervisor, this position is responsible for the timely entry, processing, and release of Customs Entries. This position has excellent career growth and previous industry experience is not required.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Manage an electronic queue of pending documents to ensure accurate and timely processing of air or ocean shipments for major clients
Review, track and interpret documents related to each shipment moving through the supply chain.
Prepare customs entries for all shipments to be submitted to and released from U.S. Customs
Utilize the documents, work standards, and system technology to precisely complete the data entry for each shipment
Prioritize and complete work according to client demands, Customs requirements and Livingston standards
Participate and support other team members with accounts and workload on day-to-day operations including setting priorities, organizing, scheduling work and problem solving
Coordinate carrier release by submitting required bills of lading and freight payments
Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Entry level, no related experience required. Experience in brokerage, supply chain, and logistics is ideal.
Excellent communication and organization skills including oral and written
Client Service Oriented interpersonal skills with internal/external clients and coworkers
Ability to handle large volumes and meet tight deadlines
Attention to detail; organization, completeness and accuracy
Good analytical skills with problem-solving ability
Ability to make decisions and recommendations within authorized limitations
Excellent time management skills
Ability to present a professional image
Knowledge of Word and Excel software