It is the responsibility of the Import-Export Manager to make sure that all the procedures are carried out in compliance with the laws of the country and the foreign country involved. He/she is supposed to have a thorough knowledge of all FEMA and Customs rules. He/she must ensure that Export Administration and Documentation Regulations are followed to avoid Shipment delays and costly penalties.
He/ She is addressable for the issues related with efficiency, accuracy and productivity of the workers.
Procedures such as arrangements for freight shipments, cargo movement and communication for delays are overseen by the Import-Export Manager. He/she is responsible for finding faster shipping routes and lower cost carriers as well as developing contingency plans to facilitate an expedited shipment.
It is the role of an Import-Export Manager to build good and healthy working relationships with government agency representatives, clients as well as employees. Their responsibility is to hold regular meetings with potential clients, customs brokers, shipping carriers and logistics companies. Also, the Import-Export Manager participates in the state customs meetings as a representative of the company.