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Import Analyst

Company: Shapiro
Location: Bennett
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Ocean Import Analyst(Remote - Charleston South Carolina!)Telecommute: For candidates outside of the immediate SC area, we will designate you as a telecommuter to work from home in PA, NJ, NY, MD, SC, NC, or GA. For Charleston residents: Our branch is located on Daniel Island, SC and hybrid work will be required (2-3 days per week in the office) in the near future. We can hire in SC, NC, & GA for this role. Open to 5 others states upon request.
In a world facing new challenges, a nimble but steady ship is more important than ever. Is there a seat on our boat for you?
Shapiro is not your grandpa's shipping company. In a modern world where expertise is often devalued, Shapiro stands strong at 106-years old. We're so compliant, that US Customs learns from us! We were also named one of the Best Places to Work (again).
At Shapiro, our Import Analysts will handle multiple accounts, including components such as: Customs entries, ISF filings with US Customs, analyzing customs tariffs & duty rates, and delivering the highest levels of customer service. Traffic is most important.
Our A-Z experts handle customer service, decision making for domestic routing & port issues, paying ocean freight charge & surrendering bills of lading, and transmitting ISF. Prefer 2-5 years of logistics experience servicing customers.
We have a track record of transparency, developing employees, and investing in our work environment like office space & technology. We're small enough to offer growth & learning opportunities, but strong enough to compete across the globe.
Typical duties include:Duties include Customs entries, first and foremost. Plus, providing excellent customer service in an engaging environment, learning and improving knowledge of U.S. Customs regulations, vendor relations, internal communication, and monitoring industry developments in areas such as trucking, port operations, customers, and competitors.
SKILLS: Ability to remain engaged and focused. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to generate creative solutions and/or problem-solve. Know the process and then think outside of the box. *Project management skills to handle a variety of customers on your desk. Ability to utilize current tech tools to increase efficiency and innovate solutions.-- Strong computer/tech skills (Excel, Office, proprietary databases).-- Must be resourceful, flexible, organized, detail-oriented, and team-oriented.-- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of contacts, vendors, and departments required (internal and external customers).-- Reliable. Punctual. Organized.-- Discipline to implement and follow Standard Operating Procedures.-- Team player able to build trust and prove dependability.-- Critical thinker.-- Aptitude to be cross-trained and contribute.

  • Ability to handle various tasks simultaneously under high pressure and within demanding time constraints.
    • 1-5 years Customs entry, compliance, and handling import clients.
    • 1-2 + years of import logistics experience handling demurrage, deliveries, document coordination, and customer service with importers or exporters. Previous experience with air is a plus, but not required. Strong ocean background.
    • Exposure to domestic, warehousing and distribution a plus.
    • Educational background in Supply Chain Logistics or International Business (or internship experience) preferred
    • 1+ years' experience with PC, including Microsoft Office, databases, software, web-based applications, and vendor's systems.
    • 1+ years of experience with OGA (FDA, USDA, FCC, DOT)
    • FLSA status: Non-exempt
    • EOE
      Shapiro is a third-generation family-owned international shipping and logistics business, founded in 1915. For over a century, Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc. has provided full door-to-door capabilities and proudly serves as a one-stop-shop for Customs brokerage and international freight forwarding services. It's simple - We Deliver. Problem Solved.

Keywords: Shapiro, High Point , Import Analyst, Professions , Bennett, North Carolina

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