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Customs Associate - Cross Border

Team

Customs Brokerage

Location

Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles

Customs Associate - Cross Border

The opportunity:

Flexport is experiencing massive growth with 1,200+ Flexporters across 14 global offices and warehouses. And we’re just getting started.

With revenue growing at breakneck speed, Flexport is looking for Global Customs Associates focusing on cross border clearances to join our Customs Team. This is a great position for hard-working, detail-oriented professionals looking to develop their career in the international trade industry. You'll be working alongside and learning from some of the smartest people in the logistics industry as we challenge the status quo and reduce the friction in global trade. 

These positions will be either Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday

You Will:

  • Create PAPS clearances for high touch cross border clients under US Customs laws
  • Make US Customs entries for additional modes of transportation as needed
  • File 7512 and other bonds for transportation of goods
  • Digitally prepare and file all documentation required for goods to clear US customs
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of all regulations and procedures of the US Customs, FDA, USDA and Other Government Agencies (OGA)
  • Review and organize incoming documents to ensure compliance with US Customs and OGA reporting requirements
  • Provide necessary documents to other government agencies, including but not limited to FDA, FCC and USDA

You should have:

  • Experience as a Customs entry writer with an emphasis on cross border clearances
  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Familiarity with U.S. Customs product classification and rulings
  • Experience working with truckers handling cross border loads
  • Experience working with a customs brokerage or freight forwarder
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Next-level logistical problem-solving skills
  • An obsession with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed.
  • Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it.
  • A mastery of email communication.
  • High level of computer literacy. No paper. All digital.

About Flexport :

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law

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