Import/Export Agent: Negotiates settlements... [+] More
Import/Export Agent: Negotiates settlements between foreign and domestic shippers, and coordinates activities of import-export traffic unit. Plans and directs flow of air and surface traffic moving to overseas destinations. Supervises workers engaged in receiving and shipping freight, documentation, waybilling, assessing charges, and collecting fees for shipments.
Resolves problems and arrive at mutual agreements through negotiations with domestic customers, as intermediary for foreign customers. Negotiates with foreign shipping interests to contract for reciprocal freight-handling agreements. May examine invoices and shipping manifests for conformity to tariff and customs regulations. May contact customs officials to effect release of incoming freight and resolve customs delays. May prepare reports of transactions to facilitate billing of shippers and foreign carriers. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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