Import Agent Resume Samples

An Import Agent acts as an intermediary and facilitates the purchase or sale of products between domestic and overseas companies. As this is a diverse field, the responsibilities tend to vary based on the role the agent works for in the supply chain, and the type of the company. A well-drafted Import Agent Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – facilitating international sales for a domestic company that lacks skills, or knowledge, arranging foreign distributors, and marketing product overseas, conducting considerable market research to gauge demand for specific products, management of all market research, orders, shipping invoices, and local scales; and arranging the purchase of goods that are to be sold to retailers.

The Import Agent will require a high school diploma at the very least. Skills and qualifications include the following – customer service skills, the ability to handle vendor relations, the capacity for tracking and tracing shipments, a good understanding of department process flows; and exceptional interpersonal skills.

 

Import Agent Resume example

Import Agent Resume

Objective : Motivated Trade Compliance Manager successful in the customs brokerage and freight forwarding business, customer service and transportation logistics over a span of 35 years. Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills, complimented by extensive knowledge of customs laws and operating procedures and a broad network of industry contacts.

Skills : Strong Customer Service, Understanding finance and budgets.

Description :

    1. Handled drawback entries as requested by clients.
    2. Wrote Protests, Voluntary Tenders, Post-Summary Corrections.
    3. Assisted Importers with CF28 and CF29.
    4. HTS and ECCN classification codes for Imports / Exports.
    5. Responsible for all TIB monthly reports.
    6. Daily auditing of Import files Wrote bi-weekly global reports on accounts.
    7. Backup Accounting support for Crane Worldwide Trade Services.
    8. Obtained the permits for opening the Brokerage firms for Interstar Customs Solutions, LLC as well as the Crane Worldwide Logistics, LLC.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Import Agent Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, creative, with excellent experience in freight forwarding, which includes import, customs brokerage and export.

Skills : Calendar Management, Call Center, Customer Service, Management.

Description :

    1. Received, reviewed, and processed import documentation from origins.
    2. Communicated with worldwide offices/agents regarding proper documentation for imports Work with brokerage department and outside brokerage firms to obtain Customs release and other government agency releases as appropriate, arranging delivery.
    3. Managed carriers for arrival notices, validate data on Carrier websites and AMS, and recover cargo Process delivery of cargo, updating tracking system Coordinate the release of goods from the carrier, Customs.
    4. Contacted customers to obtain HTS classifications, secure missing documents, answer question, and other related clearance issues.
    5. Communicated with origin.
    6. Submitted Other Government Agencies (FCC, FDA, etc.) releases and/or declarations.
    7. Monitored Government Agency release status.
    8. Facilitated any agency cargo examinations needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Business


Import Agent Resume

Objective : Excellent and thorough knowledge of the facilities management environment, workplace safety, and OSHA regulations Detail oriented with proven track record and successful 25+ years experience In depth knowledge of logistics processes.

Skills : Customs Compliance, Customer Service, Reporting, Documentation Management, Records Keeping, Automation/Computerization, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Communication.

Description :

    1. Processed shipments for deliver.
    2. Checked custom release status of each shipment.
    3. Processed incoming flight and report to US custom on time.
    4. Answered phone calls and provide customer service.
    5. Balanced cash drawer daily.
    6. Set up documents for USDA and US custom inspection.
    7. Interacted with other airline personnel.
    8. Quick learner and have the ability to digest large volume of information.
    9. Able to articulate information and ideas.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School

Import Agent Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging Import Agent position where experience and education will make a positive impact on the success of the organization.

Skills : Customer Service, Freight Industry.

Description :

    1. Provided timely and excellent service to client first point of contact for bookings, and informing clients of the status of their shipments.
    2. Received, reviewed, and scaned export documentation for an assigned base of accounts.
    3. Prepared and processed delivery orders and receipts.
    4. Ensured that all country-specific and other government and security requirements are properly met and accounted for.
    5. Ensured that clients are working within their credit terms.
    6. Maintained clean and accurate data in the databases of the operation system used to process client shipments.
    7. Arranged, booked, and confirmed cargo space on air transportation.
    8. Coordinated the ordering of cargo to port.
    9. Offered client other services that complement the service being requested and meet the client needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor In Tourism

Import Agent Resume

Summary : To obtain a challenging position in a high reputable corporate environment where my resourceful experience and academic skills will add value to the organizational operations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Dispatch, Inventory Control, Data Entry, Spreadsheets, Shipping And Receiving, Logistics.

Description :

    1. Atrade forwarding is a company dedicated to the global shipping and handling of airplane parts and mining machinery.
    2. Coordinated air freight shipments activities between all parties and ensures that such activities adhere to the corporate policies and customer requirements.
    3. Prepared documents indicating baggage, mail and freight weight, and enter shipment information into the database Support the supply and shipping process.
    4. Booked necessary space with different airlines to the destination of interest.
    5. Coordination of freights (transfers) between facilities Calculate dimensions and weight in order to choose the right consolidation method.
    6. Complied with all U.S customs, IATA and TSA regulations and requirements(DG declarations, SEDs, Manifests) Maintain an updated knowledge of all import and export regulations.
    7. Maintained, gathered, and compiled with records AOG cargo Accurate billing and invoicing.
    8. Complied with all U.S Customs, FDA and TSA requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Administration

Import Agent Resume

Headline : To obtain a position creating a mutually beneficial relationship between the employer and myself. Expertise in logistics, traffic, and customer service will be utilized adding value to the organization.

Skills : Account Management, Accounting & Invoicing, Attention.

Description :

    1. Developed Web Infrastructure Including all proofing, programing and designs including company logo.
    2. Branded the company name globally though marketing and sales, maintained and established accounts building the foundation and financial stability of company.
    3. Cross- trained employees in all aspects of global trade including obtaining letter of intents and ICPO, issuing SCO and FCO, packaging specifications with labeling while meeting the demands of each individual countries customs requirements not limited to supplier inspections, analyzing SMG reports and Bill of Lading reports.
    4. Created several contacts with suppliers in Thailand, Vietnam, Nigeria, India and Brazil establishing the best prices in the market.
    5. Impacted felt by the corporation has deep roots from the development of infrastructure to obtaining many key players in the global trade market.
    6. Founded and created the suppliers and buyers for the entire product line of rice, sugar, wheat and chicken products.
    7. Built the financial structure that the company is operating.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors In History

Import Agent Resume

Summary : To secure a Import Agent position within a corporation in which my experience and knowledge will contribute to the growth of a corporation.

Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Office - Word/Excel/Power Point/Outlook; Needles Case Management.

Description :

    1. Identified outstanding proof of delivery shipments for origin and destination performance.
    2. Performed daily traces and searches for all origin and destination outstanding proof of deliveries with all regional sub- contractor tracing systems.
    3. Identified any faults in pod transmission systems between customs and regional sub-contractors, communicate with service quality, sales, operations and customer service staffs (Domestically as well as Internationally to identify and close all outstanding proof of delivery issues, produce service quality reports to distribute to corporate staff).
    4. Identified and reported all operational Service Quality issues.
    5. Collected data of consignments into Track and Trace Systems.
    6. Prepared paperwork of consignments being returned, invoices, manifests and consignments being transshipped in-bond.
    7. Submitted data and documents to commodity specialist teams, researched and rated the commodity for approval, then prepared and submitted documents for billing.
    8. Screened passenger and cargo for hazardous materials, investigated counterfeit currency, fraudulent passports and travel visas.
    9. Detained any cargo and passengers for illegal contraband entering the country.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Import Agent Resume

Summary : Experienced in day-to-day office operations, answering phones, overseeing direct reports and payroll. Excels in customer service problem solving resulting in customer satisfaction and customer retention. Strong attention to excellent customer service, excellent phone and people skills.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Peoplesoft.

Description :

    1. Participated in planning and directing the flow of traffic to/from foreign destinations.
    2. Effectively classifies dutiable import/export shipments to ensure compliance with all government agency rules and regulations; computes duties, tariffs, price conversions, weight and volume of merchandise that is imported or exported to foreign countries.
    3. Processesed all requests for extensions, expiration, cancellation and all government entries.
    4. Examined invoices, bills of lading and shipping documents to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
    5. Communicated with origin and destination locations regarding shipment status and special handling and delivery processes.
    6. Applied for Import/Export Permits and Certificates of Eligibility.
    7. Provided information to and communication with department of foreign affairs.
    8. Responsible for generation of invoices on a daily basis.
    9. Received and distributed all incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Office Administration

Import Agent Resume

Headline : To secure a mid-level Managerial and Health Administrative position with plans and operations that blends education with experience of an diverse multi-level organization using interpersonal skills that propels strong leadership, professionalism, proficiency and exceptional customer service.

Skills : Knowledgeable In Transmiting Clearance Information Via ABI, Bilingual English And /Sppanish.

Description :

    1. Arranged foreign distributers, shipping products, organized budgets and invoices; tasked to perform market research, gauged demand for specific products to both domestic and foreign companies.
    2. Handled all facets of work associated with incoming customer cargo calls, including booking, tracking and tracing cargo.
    3. Tracked and traced freight and record transactions by using computer programs at the agent set.
    4. Received information to originate export shipments from clients or other field offices.
    5. Arranged cargo transport and creates load plan; arranges inland transport as per TSA Regulations Received, validated and prepared all necessary shipping documents.
    6. Booked shipments with transport companies and air carriers; files Entered all shipment data into company systems; Sends pre-advice to destination where required.
    7. Entered all customer invoicing information into billing system; generate invoices to customers and overseas offices as appropriate.
    8. Upon receipt of shipment documents, checks for completeness and performs data input to open file Tracked outbound status with air and ocean carriers Performed billing function including preparing client invoice and all required support documents.
    9. Negotiated rates with carriers and vendors on a spot shipment basis Managed and maintain customer profiles and provided freight quotes to import clients if required.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Medical

Import Agent Resume

Summary : To secure a challenging position where I can effectively contribute skills that offer professional growth. Professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

Skills : Admnistrative Assistant, Customer Service, Excellent communication skills, Project management experience, Strong customer service orientation ISO compliant.

Description :

    1. Completed coordination between all applicable parties for all air, ocean, or ground import and export shipments.
    2. Ensured service commitments are achieved and maintained in accordance with client and company objectives.
    3. Prepared documents necessary to complete customs clearance process.
    4. Helped ensure that the quality system is implemented and maintained within area of responsibility.
    5. Negotiated letters of credit.
    6. Prepared, issued, and submitted documentation to ensure proper importation/exportation of cargo.
    7. Provided clients with advice concerning terms of delivery and payment, insurance, services (air, ocean, or transport), or other matters affecting client needs.
    8. Arranged for consolidation and/or deconsolidation of containers.
    9. Ensured invoicing of rendered services is completed accurately and in a timeframe consistent with company policy.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
General Education