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Ocean Import Agent

Norfolk, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 18,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systems

Job Description

We hire for attitude and train for skill!

  • Track and trace inbound cargo into the United States
  • Ensure the timely release of cargo importing into some of the largest ports in the United States
  • Analyze and evaluate data flows from our customers into our operational systems
  • Identify and manage exceptions while also identifying opportunities for continual improvement and evolution
  • Work within a multi-agency regulatory environment, ensuring that freight is imported compliantly into the US
  • Meet or exceed performance goals and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
  • Utilize an array of specialized Expeditors software to increase the compliance and efficiency of our team
  • Meet company standards of 52 hours training per year per employee
  • Promote compliance by diligently following all company policies and regulations and performing the task at hand with outstanding integrity and pride
  • Exemplify the company's 10 cultural attributes: Appearance, Attitude, Confidence, Curiosity, Excellence, Integrity, Pride, Resolute, Sense of Humor, and Visionary


  • Driven and motivated individual desiring to embark on or continue a career in the exciting world of international logistics and global trade
  • Understanding of the importance of quality customer service and its effect on all facets of a successful business and brand
  • Exceptional collaborative skills working in a close-knit team
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and OneNote
  • Proven ability to learn new software and utilize evolving technologies
  • Understanding and interest in the world of international logistics and global supply chains
  • Proactive and organized approach to learning and executing on the job

Additional Information

Expeditors offers world-class benefits such as:

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.



Norfolk, VA


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