Air Export Agent

Job DescriptionAir Export Agent will serve in an operations capacity, responsible for processing export shipments including accompanying export documentation. Major duties and responsibilities to include but not limited to:Track and Trace shipments.Prepare, handle, and process shipment documentation- including house and master air waybills, commercial documents, and customs/regulatory documents.Accurate and timely data entry into our operating system.Dispatch freight.Communicate effectively with customers, vendors, other Expeditors offices worldwide, and co-workers through high volume of email, phone, instant message, and person to person.Monitor reports.Accurate and timely client billing.Contribute to maintaining strong service provider relationships- airlines, trucking companies, and others.Maintain compliance standards at all times- including internal policies and procedures, external government regulations, and customer requirements.Meet key performance indicators to support department, branch, product, and company goals.Contribute to maintain good relationships with suppliers (Airline carriers, trucking companies and others involved).Desire to understand overall department process flow and constantly seek opportunities for improved efficiency.Training and Development - must obtain required 52 hours ofannual training. (company provided)Meet compliance at all times to regulations internal and external in accordance with government regulations.QualificationsKnowledge:Expeditors training and company policies.Expeditors services, systems and proceduresIATA Certification (preferred)Skills:Effective interpersonal skills - including the ability to listen, comprehend and to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.Strong organizational and prioritization skills are critical.Must have the ability to work independently and in a team environment.Proficient computer skills - Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPointProven background for excellent attendance.Education and Experience:6 months to 1 year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Cape Town, WC, ZA