Livingston International Traffic Agent in New Orleans, Louisiana
Join Livingston and grow your career in the constantly changing world of international trade. Livingston is a market leader offering customs brokerage, international trade consulting, compliance and freight forwarding services around the world. Livingston has over 3,000 employees at more than 90 key border crossings, sea ports, airports and other strategic locations in North America, Europe and Asia.
Our fast-paced and collaborative environment offers you the opportunity to work with leaders in the industry, receive recognition for achievements and develop your expertise in the complex and evolving world of trade. Learn how you can make an impact at Livingston.
Job Type: Full Time
Location: LA New Orleans - US051
We are looking for a Traffic Agent to join our long standing, close-knit team! This position is responsible for gathering international documentation and arranging domestic delivery to destination. This is a flexible day shift.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare traffic files and instructions for delivery orders and ensure that the Bill of Lading is submitted when required.
Coordinate with Client Import Analyst and external parties for missing documents, required information, and other customer requests needed to obtain the customs release.
Confirm that Customs releases and steamship releases are obtained.
Verify supplementary charges prior to payment of invoices.
Maintain superior working relationship with clients, teams, co workers, transport companies and warehouses
Track/trace shipments to avoid potential storage/demurrage liabilities and delivery has been completed
Process emails on live shipments and import files into systems for clearance
Complete delivery orders and arrange pick-up
Complete payment of freight/terminals by guarantee, check or wire transfer as needed
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Familiarity with credit policies, traffic and forwarding methods and procedures
Must be able to coordinate desired delivery arrangements for clients from transportation companies
Familiarity with customs release process
Computer and Internet skills required
MS Office experience
Must have knowledge of international transportation
Client service oriented
Strong oral and written communication
Strong organization and problem-solving
Prioritization and time management
WORK EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED
1 year of experience
Required: High School/GED or equivalent
Business Acumen and Straight Talk
Customer First Focus
Inclusion and Collaboration
Leading and Developing
Livingston is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.