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Description

The majority of imports of goods over long distances are made by sea, that is why this profile becomes so important in international trade and transport. The imports manager directs operations related to importing goods, in the field of forwarding and shipping agents, supervising all administrative procedures specific to this process and contacting customers to establish conditions and terms for the goods. Shipping agents operate as independent intermediaries acting for and on behalf of ship-owners or operators and take care of all administrative procedures in the port associated with freight transport. Whether delivery and loading or arrival and unloading of goods, shipping agents are responsible for all the administrative procedures associated with the goods. In addition, the same shipping agents may represent several shipping companies. Furthermore, a shipping agent is a company that provides services for international goods transport, is an intermediary between importers or exporters and international transport companies (using any means sea, air or land).

Tasks

  • Coordinate goods import operations with customers regarding terms, conditions for transportation and the application of INCOTERMS (standards regulating the conditions for international transportation and delivery of goods that are used to divide and assign the costs of international goods transport by defining the responsibilities and risks of the buyer and seller).
  • Receive purchase orders from clients, define specifications related to the logistics and delivery of goods in compliance with INCOTERMS applicable to the merchandise, in this case, storage in the port and shipment to the final destination by road.
  • Receive goods and make them available to the customer or transport company, where applicable.
  • Draft the necessary procedures and instructions for freight transport operations and ensure their follow-up and application:
    • Report transport conditions to the customer.
    • Prepare the notification of arrival of the cargo vessel and advise the customer.
    • Process the dispatch notes for goods shipped to their destination for the customer.
    • Settle transport expenses in accordance with applicable INCOTERMS.
    • Deal with Customs (elaborates customs declarations and pay customs duties).
    • Coordinate the removal of merchandise with Customs Authorities, transport companies and the customer.
    • Organize invoicing for services rendered.
  • Control goods movement in accordance with the conditions agreed with customers and supervise compliance with the established transport conditions (INCOTERMS). Resolve any incidents that may occur, reporting, where applicable, to the customer.
  • Supervise the staff carrying out quality control inspections of the products received and checking the condition of the goods.

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