International Freight Quote Specialist

Title International Freight Quote Specialist
Salary $18-30/HR
Location La Crescenta, CA
Job Information

Company Profile

Freight Right is a wholesale NVOCC/Freight Forwarder catering primarily to international freight forwarders, 3PLs and other resellers of international freight. We work in a non-corporate setting with a very diverse and sharp team.

 

Position

International Freight Quote Specialist

 

Job Description

Candidate will work with our global network of agents, re-sellers and customers to provide timely and accurate international freight quotes. This candidate will be the primary contact for our freight providers on day-to-day communication. He/She will negotiate with carriers and agents. Compile rates to increase door to door coverage in given origin/destination pairs. Work with re-seller partners to provide tariff rates. Work on special projects like landed cost calculations for specific products, OOG and project quotes, etc.

 

Skills Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of international transportation processes, including export and import related charges for air freight, ocean (LCL and FCL) as well as project cargo.
  • Knowledge of international customs and forwarding regulations
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general industry documentation/communications.
  • Ability to read and understand international tariffs
  • Ability to present information and respond to questions from customers and partners.

 

Experience Required

Prior Industry (NVOCC/Freight Forwarding)

2-5 years Sales Experience

 

Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or equivalent experience
  • Detailed knowledge of geography
  • Driver’s License
  • Proximity to work

 

Skills and Experience Preferred (Not Required)

  • Knowledge of CargoWise software
  • Experience with tariff sheets
  • Experience with Catapult QMS and/or QMS Lite
  • Hazardous Material handling knowledge or experience
  • Knowledge of foreign languages a definite plus
  • Prior travel and international exposure
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