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Customs Brokerage Import Entry Writer

Chicago, IL / Career #011 – (CUSTOMS)

Yamato Transport, an international freight forwarder, is looking to hire a Customs Brokerage Entry Writer who will be responsible for coordination of the documentation required by US Customs and Border Protection for entry of goods into the US on behalf of importers. We are looking for an energetic and motivated individual who can work side by side with our team members to ensure open communication with US Customs, other government agencies, and our customers.
You will provide support to coworkers in training for entry writing along with working with air import to start data entry of brokerage files.

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary:

DOE

Minimum Qualifications:

Import customs brokerage experience including FDA, USDA, EPA, Personnel Effects, FTZ, In-Bond and any kind of government agency clearance experience required.
Basic forwarding knowledge and experience.
Excellent customer service is a must

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Work closely with all branches, agents, coworkers for movement of freight
Review documentation prior to submission with CBP to ensure accuracy of information
Classify and rate invoices in order to process entries for timely release of cargo
File ISF according to regulations for ocean shipments
Track and trace movement of cargo
Transmit data information for creation of 3461/7501
Ensure all government agency regulations are followed for proper filing of entries
Report rejections / anomalies of entries to Broker
Communicate with Airlines and CFS to monitor freight movement/terminal charges/payments
Update and communicate movement of goods to Customers
Invoice billing to customers according to customer SOP or billing profiles
Ensure files have documentation in proper sequence
Arrange delivery of cargo as appropriate; maintain SOP’s with customers for appointments etc.

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