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Import Agent

Company: Fischer International Forwarders, Inc.
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

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Import Agent

Company Profile:

Fischer International Forwarders, Inc. provides customers with premier transportation and logistics arrangements since 1989.
We provide worldwide transportation through all modes. Time and handling sensitive shipments as well as heavy lift, oversize, and project cargo are our focus. We are a licensed Custom House Broker, IATA Agent, FMC licensed, IAC. We are C-TPAT certified since 2004.


  • We pay 80% of the Health Insurance Premium (United Healthcare) for employees
  • After 3 years of employment we offer 20 working days paid vacation
    Job Description:

    We are seeking an Import Agent to support our Import Manager.

    As a member of our team the right candidate
    • Will process shipments for USMCA countries border crossing as well as imports from worldwide by ocean and air.
    • Will communicate daily with customers and overseas representatives.
    • Will track shipments during their domestic and international travel.
    • Will be responsible for coordination of the documentation required by CBP.
    • Will coordinate documentation and invoicing.
    • Will arrange deliveries and fulfill customer requests.
    • Must adhere to all relevant national and international rules and regulations.
      Job Requirements:
      • Must demonstrate solid understanding of import procedures and customs regulations.
      • Good familiarity with world geography and Incoterms is a must.
      • Our future colleague must be a team player with good abilities to prioritize and multitask.
      • We require proven customer service and organizational skills.
      • Our future team member must be detail oriented and familiar with both ocean and air requirements.
      • CargoWise experience a plus.
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