Commercial Sales Support

Houston, Texas 77015

Post Date: 07/11/2018 Job ID: 35794 Industry: Legacy

Our maritime Houston client is seeking candidates for a contract to hire Commercial Sales Support opportunity!

Job Summary

The candidate will utilize Logistics and International Freight Forwarding skills to respond to Requests for Quotations for international Door to Door, Port to Port, and other cargo movements and track shipments from Origin to Destination.  The cargo that is creating new revenue growth will be international transportation of military items such as pallets, vehicles, crates and more. Must know how to use various carries to get items to destination. 

****** MUST CONVERT CUBIC FEET TO CUBIC MEETERS AND ADVANCED EXCEL SKILLS ******

Key Responsibilities
  • Ability to laisse directly with domestic and international offices, 3PL’ s and Ocean Carriers for movement of cargo through truck/rail/ocean modes
  • Ability to gather schedules and costs associated with inland and ocean transport, internal and third party, to price and respond to RFQs and Bids
  • Manage and Track shipments from Origin to Destination and communicate that information to both internally and externally
  • Coordinate shipment arrival & deliveries, both domestic and international, and ensure that such shipments accord with on-time expectations
  • Manage and update all shipments milestone/timelines for EDI submissions
  • Support Management when requested to create reports for Operational meetings
  • Perform and maintain invoice tracking for prompt payment to all vendors involved in the multi-modal transaction

Requirements
  • GOOD TENURE IS A MUST (NO JOB HOPPING)
  • 5 years previous experience in the International Logistics and Freight Forwarding industry
  • Must know the correct documents required by Carrier or Country of import or trans-shipment, including Customs documents, IMDG documents
  • Knowledge of the procedures and steps that need to be carried out to move cargo on an international scale
  • Advanced Excel skills in manipulating cells, create formulas and add or divide cells
  • EDI operations knowledge is highly desirable

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