Expeditor (Entry Level)
at Agility

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Contact suppliers across the region to verify availability of the clients purchased goods
  • Expedite all orders with status updates posted to a Global Tracking System
  • Coordinate results with overseas offices and foreign client via e-mail and/or phone
  • Arrange Domestic Transportation (courier, local truck, common carrier) of goods and track pick with carrier nominated
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager
  • Monitor and assist with discrepancy resolution, as needed

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal/written
  • Understanding of basic freight terms/INCO Terms/routing concepts

Desired Attributes:

  • Experience in domestic shipping is not required, but preferred
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

English is the principal language for this position.  The position requires good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical software is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hand and eye coordination. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

STATEMENT OF NON-INCLUSIVITY

This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Job Type: Supply Chain
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/23/2019

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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