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Import Coordinators handle shipments coming from abroad and make sure incoming goods comply with customs regulations. Typical job duties mentioned on an Import Coordinator resume include tracking and documenting shipments, advising clients, categorizing shipments by the tariff coding system, optimizing the flow of shipments through customs, and using appropriate packaging for preparing items for shipment. Based on our collection of resume samples, these professionals should demonstrate international trade knowledge, accuracy, fast thinking, teamwork, and detail orientation. Most employers require a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant area.

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Import Coordinator Supervisor and Customs Compliance Specialist

Lead on several classification projects with a specialty in electronics, by doing this I saved the customer from being audited by U.S. Customs.

  • Set up metrics to track and identify reoccurring non-compliant customs issues, this lead to the identification of misclassified parts that ended up saving our customer thousands of dollars in duties.
  • Brought to the customer's attention that they could be utilizing a special customs provision under (9817) tariff, this saved the customer over $6 million dollars the first year.
  • Drew up and implemented new process instructions that assisted my team to work more focused and efficient.
  • Designed an Import Reference Guide that helped the customer's commercial invoices become better compliant with U.S. Customs Regulations.
  • Compiled all the data to file a binding ruling that assisted the client with classification on several technical parts.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Human Resources Management
AA
Business Administration
BA
Human Resources Management
2

Import Coordinator

Ensured that customs activities were all carried out in compliance with applicable government rules and regulations

  • Coordinated with clients for shipping documents and proofread them for mistakes
  • Organized and prepared data and all necessary documents for timely entry filing
  • Managed the import traffic force and monitored all stages of import shipments
  • Prepared billing documentation and approved vendor invoices
  • Successfully submitted data into ABI (Automated Broker Interface) for customs approval on entries, ISF, RLF, FDA, In bonds 7512, 7501's and 3461's
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BBA
Management
3

Import Coordinator

Air & Ocean Import Operations and tracked shipments to port, through rail, to door.

  • Acted as liaison to communicate, negotiate, and translate for Japanese customers.
  • Monitored communications and inquired on all unanswered inquiries within 24.
  • Analyzed cost and appropriate shipping arrangements and arranged deliveries.
  • Cleared customs, invoiced and prepared monthly reporting of operations.
  • Trained two new hires, overseas corporate employees, the SOP of import operations.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Coursework Including
Radio/tv/film
Project Management For Practitioner
4

Import Coordinator

Assisted with pre-production approval process and product line development, as well as sourcing product in foreign markets

  • Coordinated transportation of product from country of origin to final destination for both air and ocean
  • Maintained customs documentation and clearances
  • Developed internal systems for product produced in accordance to 9802 (807) regulations
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
5

Ocean Import Coordinator

Received and review ocean import/vessel, customs, domestic freight, packing list and commercial invoices, and origin/overseas documents.

  • Processed and assign documentations to the correct assigned customer freights.
  • Performed data entry and issue freight arrival notices to customers and brokers.
  • Prepared domestic delivery orders. Created account payables/receivables to balance profit margins.
  • Issued electronic/check payments to vessel carriers, truckers, and other freight forwarders.
  • Coordinated with carriers and governmental agencies to assure punctual release of goods/containers.
  • Monitored containers under U.S. Customs X-Ray holds and FDA holds to assure payments and releases are made efficiently.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology
6

Import Coordinator

Handled incoming pre-advises and sent approvals and rejections back to origin. Performed freight release and arranged inland transport.

  • Managed ground floor operations for global Internal Operating Procedures (IOP), ensuring error free receipt.
  • Created tracking reports, decreasing customer inquiries and optimizing time savings.
  • Reducing rates and increasing profit margin by identifying independent truck lines.
  • Collaborated with management team in developing new rating system, expediting response time.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
7

Export Expeditor and Advanced to Traffic Manager and Import Coordinator

Managed the entire cycle of export logistics starting with rate quotes, freight distributions, bank documentation and ending with delivery to customer. Also responsible for logistics of Full Container Loads (FCL) and Loose Container Loads (LCL) import traffic from releasing of merchandise and payments to tracking and delivery to final destination.

  • Handled Export documentation and operations, leading to customer satisfaction.
  • Processed Letters of Credit, resulting in customer being paid on-time.
  • Prepared and distributed bills, ranging in value from $25 thousand to $10 million.
  • Provided quotes and tariffs for domestic and international traffic, including ocean and truck shipments.
  • Reviewed and provided warehouse storage rates in a cost effective manner.
  • Evaluated distribution logistics in establishing cost effective pricing for customer.
  • Attained ongoing HazMat Certification, resulting in dangerous merchandise being shipped in a safe and cost effective manner.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
8

Import Coordinator

Handled/Arranged the Customs clearance in all USA ports for all merchandise.

  • Provided top-notch customer service to internal departments and overseas affiliates/client.
  • Maintained import data and verify information accuracy.
  • Provided import estimates and information regarding importing into the US
  • Performed trouble-shooting and analysis on all unreleased containers; making the necessary corrections such as BOL, Carton Quantity and Audit errors
  • Demonstrated proficient ISF and AMS Filing by using my experience with 7501 and 7512.
  • Implemented Best Business Practices by using my knowledge of Customs regulations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
9

Import Coordinator

Managed deadline dependent ocean and air files while managing other projects

  • Processed accounts payable/accounts receivable entries, along with check processing
  • Built strong relationships with all clients, Shipco employees, overseas agents and service providers
  • Implemented policies and procedures discussed in monthly ITF Supervisor meetings, and reported back to import team and ensured they were followed
  • Provided rate requests and assisted clients in booking the freight at origin
  • Created new green/energy conserving methods as Greenovations Ambassador
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History
10

Import Coordinator

Received contract copies and accurately identified the requirements, terms and conditions of the trading contract.

  • Collected and filed important documents such as authority letters, permissions, payment details, risk indicating letters and safety precautions from either parties.
  • Determined the mode of transport most suited for transferring goods as per the nature, volume and safety requirements of the products.
  • Tracked the travel of the shipment, from dispatch to delivery, making certain goods reach the recipient in good condition and on time.
  • Communicated effectively with the traveling agencies ensure timely delivery of freight.
  • Verified goods were packaged adequately to prevent damage, spoil or theft during transit.
  • Confirmed that packed goods confer to the appropriate quantity/quality specifications.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
International Business

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