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Freight Forwarders play a vital role in companies transporting goods as they are responsible for organizing means of transport. Based on our collection of resume samples, these professionals should perform tasks such as using specialized computer software, planning routes, taking factors such as climate and nature of goods into consideration, preparing documentation, assisting clients in case of a claim, and tracking goods in real time. The ideal candidate should demonstrate in their resume logistics expertise, fast thinking, communication, attention to details, computer competencies, and teamwork. Most Freight Forwarders hold a high school diploma or a degree in a relevant field.

1

Freight Forwarder

Reviewed the environmental records of freight carriers to inform shipping decisions.

  • Calculated weight, volume, or cost of goods to be moved.
  • Recommended shipping solutions to minimize cost or environmental impacts.
  • Selected shipment routes, based on nature of goods shipped, transit times, or security needs.
  • Determined efficient and cost-effective methods of moving goods from one location to another.
  • Reserved necessary space on ships, aircraft, trains, or trucks.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Record Keeping / Bookkeeping
BA
Arts
2

International Freight Forwarder

Duties were in support of Commercial Customer Production Supply Support and Product Shipment

  • Scheduled International and Domestic Shipments
  • Provided Export clearance for shipments based on country requirements
  • Provided Customer transportation quotes
  • Provided tracking results to customers
  • Selected as local operations Shipping Quote Coordinator and have since increased quote acceptance ratio by 15% by implementing a customer follow up procedure. Presently attend monthly meetings with the sales team to help identify areas of improvement between sales and the customer to increase revenue and shipment count.
  • Records retention coordinator
  • Selected as Outstanding Employee of the Third Quarter
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Operations Supply Chain Management
3

Operations Freight Forwarder

  • Planned routes and load scheduling for multi-drop deliveries.
  • Booked deliveries and liaising with customers.
  • Allocated and recorded resources and movements on the transport planning system.
  • Ensured all partners in the supply chain are working effectively and efficiently to ensure smooth operations.
  • Communicated effectively with clients and responding to their requirements.
  • Booked sub-contractors and ensuring they deliver within agreed terms.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Technology
4

International Freight Forwarder Coordinator

Responsible for end to end management of clients' international shipping including rate auditing, carrier mediations and troubleshooting

  • Responsible for control of data management for all of the customer profiles for our client Ingredion
  • Manage all client shipments which includes providing additional logistics support at the interface between the trucking company and the carrier to ensure no shipments miss the port cut or are rejected because of inaccurate information, resulting in the fastest possible transit time and no demurrage ensuring the lowest cost
  • Actively manage booking updates and bill of ladings with carriers and customers to ensure they are accurately updated to eliminate any potential customs issues
  • Utilize the Automated Export System audit process in coordination with customers' financial compliance department that reduced corrections from more than 50 a month to virtually zero in the last six months
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
History
MA
International Relations
Research
5

Freight Forwarder

Creating international shipping documentation and dispatching/receiving cargo from the terminal to the final destination

  • Running Air export operations mainly to Latin America, Europe, China and Australia, conducting Ocean Import operations to USA.
  • Familiar with Transgroup internal operations program as well as MS Office programs
  • Collaborating with custom brokers, composing invoices, checks, collecting payments from related parties
  • Communicating directly with Shippers and Consignees, Warehouse manager and keeping the record of the inventory
  • Work well and get along with others in a diverse work environment of both clients and business associates, ensuring the highest quality of services possible.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Social Sciences
Engineering
6

Retired - Senior Account Executive - Freight Forwarder Sales

Management and growth of territory producing $20 million annually comprised of all Freight Forwarders in Orlando, Tampa and Miami.

  • Responsible for sales of all FedEx Domestic and International products including Express, Ground and Freight.
  • Face to face sales visits.
  • Increase loadfactors on international flights.
  • Implementation of discounts.
  • Work on resolution of problem shipments, invoicing issues and collection of funds from past due accounts.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
BA
Spanish
Spanish
7

International Freight Forwarder

Organizing collection, delivery, booking, export documentation and insurance for international air and ocean shipments.

  • Arrange collection and delivery for domestic trucking moves.
  • Coordinated with agents overseas to ensure timely Customs Clearance and delivery for shipments at destination.
  • Ensure proper packing requirements and documentation is met for Hazardous air shipments.
  • Assisted with air and ocean import Customs filing and tracking prior to USA arrival.
  • Accurate quoting and timely billing of shipments.
  • Negotiate with service providers regarding most economical transportation costs.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Logistics Coordinator/freight Forwarder

Manage and monitor day-to-day aspects of bookings, shipping, tracking, tracing and billing for both import and export ocean shipments to meet customer needs.

  • Prepare needed documents for customs clearance. Ocean/house bill of lading, AES/ISF filing, certificate of origin, packing list and commercial invoice. Documents against Letters of Credit.
  • Arrange/coordinate trucking pick-ups and delivery appointments with ability to affect cost effective transportation solutions.
  • Communicate service issues to client and management with ability to resolve and follow through.
  • Manage and maintain ownership of assigned client accounts.
  • Able to assist in all other areas of operations as directed by management.
  • Customer service skills including the ability to recognize the needs of clients along with problem solving
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Business / Principles Of Logistics
9

Tech Connect Customer Service Freight Forwarder

Working with sales, freight forwarders, businesses, Express small package, Ground packages. Heavy Weight Express Freight, international 023 airport to airport services & consulting on dangerous goods shipments. [company name] LTL Truck Freight, scheduling pickups, determining sizes of pallets for trucks, communication with stations and dispatch.

  • LTL billing and imaging letters of authority.
  • Assisting customers with billing disputes and opening accounts
  • Working volume services, re-consignment forms, bill of lading forms etc
  • Maintaining rules, regulations, dimensions, and restrictions internationally.
  • LTL Truck Freight Tariff rules. N.M.F.C codes & classes.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
10

Export Coordinator, Freight Forwarder

Responsible for correct AES, Federal Customs and Trade Regulations filings.

  • Expedited international shipments dealing with shipping lines MSC, Evergreen, Hapag-Lloyd, etc., to India, China, South America, and Italy.
  • Coordinated freight shipments from many of the world's largest paper exporters.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate expediting of freight.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Accounting
BA
English

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