Hogan Services, Inc.
  • 13-Jun-2017 to 12-Aug-2017 (MST)
  • Logistics Department
  • St Louis, MO, USA
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

401K, Dental, Vision, Medical


POSITION SUMMARY

Research rates, routings, or modes of transport for shipment of products. Maintain awareness of regulations affecting the international movement of cargo. Make arrangements for additional services, such as storage.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Calculate weight, volume, or cost of goods to be moved.
  • Inform clients of factors such as shipping options, timelines, transfers, or regulations affecting shipments.
  • Prepare shipping documentation, such as including bills of lading, packing lists, dock receipts, or certificates of origin.
  • Provide shipment status notification to exporters, consignees, or insurers.
  • Verify proper packaging and labeling of exported goods.
  • Prepare invoices or cost quotations for freight transportation.
  • Select shipment routes, based on nature of goods shipped, transit times, or security needs.
  • Keep records of goods dispatched or received.
  • Consolidate loads with a common destination to reduce costs to individual shippers.
  • Monitor or record locations of goods in transit.
  • Reserve necessary space on ships, aircraft, trains, or trucks.
  • Negotiate shipping rates with freight carriers.
  • Arrange delivery or storage of goods at destinations.
  • Verify adherence of documentation to customs, insurance, or regulatory requirements.
  • Determine efficient and cost-effective methods of moving goods from one location to another.
  • Pay or arrange for payment of freight or insurance fees or other charges.
  • Make arrangements with customs brokers to facilitate the passage of goods through customs.
  • Recommend or arrange appropriate merchandise packing methods, according to climate, terrain, weight, nature of goods, or costs.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations, or other factors that could affect freight shipping.
  • Provide detailed port information to importers or exporters.
  • Arrange for special transport of sensitive cargoes, such as livestock, food, or medical supplies.
  • Obtain or arrange cargo insurance.
  • Complete customs paperwork.
  • Arrange for applicable duties, taxes, or paperwork for customs clearance.
  • Refer exporters to experts in areas such as trade financing, international marketing, government export requirements, international banking, or marine insurance.
  • Assist clients in obtaining insurance reimbursements.
  • Analyze shipping routes to determine how to minimize environmental impact.
  • Arrange for transport, using a variety of modes, such as rail, short sea shipping, air, or roadways, to minimize carbon emissions or other environmental impacts.
  • Consider environmental sustainability factors when determining merchandise packing methods.
  • Recommend shipping solutions to minimize cost or environmental impacts.
  • Review the environmental records of freight carriers to inform shipping decisions.

Competency Statement(s)

  • Ambition - The drive to achieve personal advancement.
  • Assertiveness - Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Conflict Resolution - Ability to deal with others in an antagonistic situation.
  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

 

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