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We are looking for a detail-oriented and responsible Cargo Agent to join our logistics team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and coordinating cargo transportation activities, ensuring that all cargo is properly documented and safely transported to its destination. This includes coordinating with shippers, carriers, and customers, tracking cargo, and resolving any issues that may arise. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of shipping and transportation regulations, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. This is a great opportunity for someone with a background in logistics or transportation who is looking to take on a challenging and rewarding role in our company.
ResponsibilitiesText copied to clipboard!
- Coordinate with shippers, carriers, and customers to arrange for the transportation of cargo.
- Ensure that all cargo is properly documented and safely transported to its destination.
- Track cargo and provide updates to customers on the status of their shipments.
- Resolve any issues that may arise during the transportation process.
- Comply with all shipping and transportation regulations.
- Work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
- Maintain accurate records of all cargo shipments.
- Communicate effectively with team members and customers.
- Negotiate rates with carriers to ensure cost-effective transportation.
- Stay up-to-date on changes in shipping and transportation regulations.
RequirementsText copied to clipboard!
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Previous experience in logistics or transportation is preferred.
- Strong understanding of shipping and transportation regulations.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
- Strong communication and negotiation skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and logistics software.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Problem-solving skills and the ability to resolve issues quickly and effectively.
- Physical ability to lift and move heavy cargo.
Potential interview questionsText copied to clipboard!
- Can you describe your experience with logistics or transportation?
- How do you handle pressure and tight deadlines?
- Can you describe a time when you had to resolve an issue with a cargo shipment?
- How do you stay up-to-date on changes in shipping and transportation regulations?
- Can you describe your experience with logistics software?