CES is looking for a key account holder in the Miami/ Hialeah area


Freight Forwarding Agent

Hialeah, FL

Salary: $50k-$55k

Department: Ocean Export


  •  Obtain all necessary information from the customer including weight, dims, container
    size, temperature, etc to plan the best and most efficient routing for the shipment via
    LCL of FCL.
  • Utilize Rateshare to determine buying and selling costs and plan the shipment
    according to most cost-effective routing as well as customer needs.
  •  Create shipment in BWS designated operations systems (IES)
  •  Book the cargo with ocean carrier, trucking companies, warehouse companies, cold
    storage, etc as needed for the shipment.
  •  Obtain the necessary documentation from the customer including packing lists and
    commercial invoices to be in compliance with the authorities such as US Census
  • File AES on behalf of the shipper if required. POA must always be obtained and on
    file prior to submitting AES.
  •  Prepare shipping instructions to the steamship lines.
  •  Handle documentation such as bill of ladings and certificate of origin in accordance
    with the customer’s needs.
  • Insure the shipment if necessary.
  •  File rates with NRA when cargo is shipped on a BWS house bill of lading.
  • Send pre alerts to customers and or agent including bill of lading, certificate of
    Origin, and our invoice as needed.
  • Accrue costs in BWS designated operations system (IES/Carlo) according to office
  •  Bill files within 5 days of departure according to office policy.
  •  Estimate the files before given deadline per office policy.
  •  Close the file before given deadline per office policy.
  •  Shipping Overseas experience – multimodal transport
  •  Some Knowledge export packaging; handling of Dangerous goods


  •  Full knowledge of Ocean and Air logistics
  •  Minimum 2-5 years of experience with Ocean Export
  •  Highly organized
  •  Excellent customer service
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Speak English fluently, bilingual a plus
  •  Team player (team setting)


  •  Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K
  • Vacation, Personal, Sick time off

    Office is located in Hialeah Gardens, FL

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