#1654 Air Export Agent


Position Title: Air Export Agent
Location: Bensenville / Illinois
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Salary: $19-24 /hour

One of our clients, a Global Logistics company, is currently looking for an Air Export Agent. This position is full-time, direct hire, and pays $19-24 per hour based on experience.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day carrying out of air export operations by:

  • managing the shipping of cargo via air and/or ocean transport
  • receiving shipping instructions and following customer specific guidelines in the preparation and transmission of export transactions
  • processing shipments from booking through confirmation of shipping

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take booking requests, ensure bookings are made at current and accurate rates, consolidate and route shipments based on local office procedures
  • Communicate with carriers, origin and destination locations regarding shipment status, special handling and delivery processes
  • Monitor and manage shipments until completion
  • Keep customers appraised to the export details of transactions in accordance with local office export operation procedures
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of export documentation – review and verify documentation and obtain any missing documentation from the customer
  • Build relationships with all customers, other offices, overseas agents and service providers
  • Review standard operating procedures to ensure compliance, TSA, Quality Assurance Standards, TAPA, and IMDG
  • May be responsible for special shipments involving perishables (live animals, cherries, etc.) and/or be in charge of special accounts
  • Report anomalies in operations and new customer requirements to management for decisions on additional service requirements
  • Be required to load and unload trucks, use forklift, package and palletize cargo and complete other assigned warehouse and inventory tasks, when necessary

Summary of Qualification:

  • High School Diploma and or GED
  • Prior work experience in logistics/freight forwarding industry NOT required
  • MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills with the ability to grasp extensive knowledge while dealing with a variety of people.
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret verbal and written requests and directions
  • Must have the ability to compose letters, memos, emails and other written documentation clearly and concisely
  • Be able to present oneself in a highly cooperative and professional manner when meeting both internal and external customers and vendors face to face


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision (effective beginning the 1stof the month following start date)
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Shirt & Long-Term Disability
  • 401k with a company matching
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation Time
Job Number/ID 1654
Job Type Direct Hire Full Time Non-Exempt
Location / State Bensenville / Illinois
Salary $19-24 /hour
Language English
Visa Sponsor No
Agent Name Sunnie (Sanae) Onoda
Inquiry sonoda@bond-consultants.com

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