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Ocean Operations - Import and Export in Miami at Amotec Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2018

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Ocean Operations - Import and Export

Amotec is looking for skilled candidates to fill an Ocean Operations - Import and Export position for our client, an international freight forwarding and logistics company in Miami.


Ocean Operations Job Description


  • Prepare price quotations on inbound international freight
  • Rate and route international traffic
  • Follow up with customers to resolve inquires
  • Prepare, route, and cut air bills and manifests
  • Arrange for pick up and movement of freight to gateways
  • Expedite inbound import traffic to facilitate customs clearance
  • Initiate and maintain customer master profiles in order to have correct information on hand in order to offer consistent service
  • Maintain close liaison with the U.S. Customs Service and for various specialized U.S. Customs clearance requirements
  • Key in U.S. Customs entry line items into the Import CHB Computer System and submit entry to customs
  • Communicating information and instructions to/from vendors
  • Researching and resolving operational problems
  • Review all documents, contact all first-time customers, perform credit checks, and handle other tasks as needed

Ocean Operations Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • All applicants are required to complete a background check and drug screen
  • 2-5 years operational experience in international transportation, preferably with an international logistics provider.
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, spreadsheets and databases (Excel and Word) applications.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • CargoWise experience preferred

Additional Information:

  • Compensation for this position is $16-$19/hour
  • All candidates are required to complete a background check and drug test


At Amotec, placing quality individuals with successful companies is the core focus of our business. Please submit your resume here for immediate consideration.