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Customs Brokers assist import and export customers and make sure trade regulations are respected. Usual tasks listed on a Customs Broker resume sample include doing paperwork, classifying and tracking shipments, updating their knowledge of international tariffs, being aware of shipment restrictions, and determining payments. Based on our most successful resume examples, the ideal candidate demonstrates international trade knowledge, communication abilities, accuracy, computer competencies, and time management. At least a high school diploma is required for this job. A broker's license is also necessary is some states.

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Customs Broker

Selected to act as branch auditor for FDA compliance, which resulted in turning a failing FDA compliance rating (meaing the loss of electronic filing privileges with FDA for the entire company) to a passing rating, enabling us to retain our electronic filing privileges.

  • Developed and Instituted an FDA audit program in order to ensure compliance, in response to the implementation by FDA of their new import program, PREDICT.
  • Recognized the need for, and lead a task force designed to assess and improve the profitability of low volume and low margin clients, which resulted in increased branch revenue.
  • Proven ability to meet the needs of demanding clients, having been selected to service at least 2 of the top ten and 5 of the top 50 clients for the company.
  • Attracted and serviced clients whose imports require extensive knowledge of customs and other government agency requirements.
  • Gave expert advice, soliciting the assistance of a customs attorney and meeting with the DOC to determine whether or not a client's product was subject to anti-dumping. This resulted in saving the company from bankruptcy and ultimately retaining the client.
  • As a guest of a client, traveled to China to meet with their buying agents to address supply chain issues.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
BA
English
BA
English
Business Teaching
2

Customs Broker Rep

Worked in a team to compile Invoices and prepare them to be sent to U.S. Customs.

  • Personally oversaw inputting large amounts of data into an internet based system to prepare invoices and purchase orders.
  • Advanced to receiving invoices analyzing and assigning the correct tariff codes in addition to duty rates for various products.
  • Calculated exchange rates to ensure accurate conversion of item and invoice values.
  • Provided direct support to other departments who were unable to manage their current work load.
  • Achieved 121% planned production rate with a data entry accuracy of 100%.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
3

Trade Supervisor, Licensed Customs Broker, C.c.s

  • Broad exposure to all aspects of import and export processes and regulations, working extensively with brokers and clients
  • Manage post entry processes for 10 clients and familiarity with all aspects of the supply chain
  • Created and standardized post entry processes (per 19 CFR provisions) and drafted procedures not previously filed by clients or the firm, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars saved, compliant with ISO requirements
  • Managed and restructured databases, reported metrics and developed queries, etc. to improve standardization and reporting
  • Account Manager: reviewed and consulted with clients and broker processes and data
  • Developed managerial acumen working with four reports with varied backgrounds and skills
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics
International Business And Finance
4

Chemicals and Metals Department - Customs Broker

Arranged and managed our customers Continuous Bonds, Carrier Bonds and handled all US Customs Bond related issues

  • Oversaw the importation of thousands of ocean and air shipments of chemicals, metals, lighting goods, foods and cosmetics from all over the world and made them compliant with all of US Customs, FDA, Agriculture, and other government agencies laws and regulations.
  • Negotiated rates with truckers, steamship lines, customs brokers and warehouses to optimize savings while servicing my company's needs.
  • Coordinated and approved payments of invoices for ocean freight, air freight, US Customs Duty, and international and domestic vendor invoices.
  • Managed the Bond Database, our FDA product code database along with keeping our EPA products
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Logistics
5

Customs Broker

  • Prepared customs documentation and ensured that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.
  • Cleared goods through customs and to their destinations for clients.
  • Calculated duty and tariff payments owed on shipments.
  • Advised customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements, quotas, or other customs-related matters.
  • Maintained relationships with customs brokers in other locations/ports to expedite clearing of cargo.
  • Completed special projects as assigned.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
6

Licensed Customs Broker / Import Supervisor

Began as an account representative, and within three years became a supervisor

  • Filed customs entries, made deliveries, and did billing
  • Coordinated customs over times, conducted overtimes both at the airlines and at airline terminals
  • Trained and supervised any number of teams from six to ten people
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
BA
Marketing
7

Import Supervisor and Qualifying Permit Licensed Customs Broker

Responsible for payment and accurate record keeping of all duties to U.S Customs.

  • Supervised import department.
  • Monitored progress of freight releases.
  • Reviewed all documents for customs release and audit brokerage files.
  • Trained station personnel.
  • Reviewed all rejected entries and gave proper council to parties responsible for rejected entries to prevent future occurrences.
  • Ensured all Customs requests for additional administrative information on behalf of customers within the time limits allowed by customs.
  • Ensured that all power of attorney's is accurate, signed and completed.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

On-site Manager for Fedex Express Customs Brokerage

Manager of Fritz Service Center, addressing external and internal regulatory concerns.

  • Researched special projects and reported to the FedEx Managing Director of Global Trade Services.
  • Analyzed and reviewed internal operational departments within [company name].
  • Worked directly with specific accounts to determine root cause analysis and corrective action.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Marketing
9

Customs Broker

Coded information for US Customs submission

  • Updated operational records and invoicing information
  • Compiled, sorted and verified the accuracy of data
  • Maintained logs and updated records
  • Created, sorted, photocopied, distributed and filed documents.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Medical Terminology Coursework
Medical Coding Coursework
Medical
10

Customs Broker - General Accounts

Handled all processes from importing a shipment through customs to ensuring it delivered on time

  • Managed import clearance processes for as many as 50 clients
  • Actively pursuing becoming an official licensed broker (Test taken on April 7, 2014).
  • Worked On-Site with global client Blount International and managed their import/export process.
  • Helped to manage quarterly business reviews and design tracking and tracing reporting globally
  • Routinely led large conference calls and business meetings at a regional and corporate level
  • Handled Nike Import Customs brokerage as a key contact and developed critical process improvements
  • Managed 1000 shipments a month and helped create scripts and reports to improve the department
  • Helped to run the department and organize team meetings, exercises, and operational changes
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
International Relations

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