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Import/Export Coordinator

San Francisco, CA / San Francisco is hiring Ocean/Air Import/Export Freight Forwarding Coordinator

Import/Export Coordinators are responsible for arranging shipments, preparing documents for each shipment daily with various domestic and international protocols. Negotiating rates with airlines, trucks, ocean lines and handling pricing information, and handling general office work, as directed by the Operations Manager.

Job Type:

Full Time

Regular Work Hours:




Minimum Qualifications:

Good understanding of domestic and world economy
Strong communications skills
Basic computer skills (Outlook and Word), basic formula skills with Excel
Fluent business English (Speak, Read, Write)
Office work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Speak, Read, Write in Japanese. (Japanese is plus, but not necessary)
Import/Export coordinator experience

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Handle AIR & Ocean import/export shipments
Export document preparation for the daily shipment to Japan (small parcel & Bulk) and pre-alert emails
Communication with export air clients and other Yamato offices
Quote requests and negotiate rates with Airlines and Ocean offices
Daily cargo logbook report, Insurance report, and KPI report
Create export commercial air invoices
Submit SED (Shipper's Export Declaration)
Schedule local and international pickup & create BOL
TSA communication if needed
Assist in Warehouse/delivery/pick up if needed
Data entry, Customer service (walk in customer, inbound-outbound call) if needed
Moving assist (delivery, pickup and etc.) if needed

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