Import/Export Specialist – A.N. Deringer, Inc. – Champlain, NY

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This position is primarily responsible for processing and assimilating customer data to support the movement of goods between international borders.

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Tasks and Responsibilities

Coordinates aspects of the routing and rating of freight to include providing quotes to customers, working with international and/or domestic agents, approving carrier invoices for payment, handling pick-ups and deliveries.

Determines best methods for shipping to ensure customer satisfaction; thereby retaining existing business and attracting new business.

Prepares documents required for import and/or export of client shipments.

Traces shipments and re-routes freight accordingly.

Prepares important documents for customs (i.e. bonds, bills, classify / release and reports), including OGAs.

Produces relative documentation to secure the release of import consolidations from carriers; handles all turnover documents to other brokers, as well as internal transfer and in-bond movements.

Completes export arrangements for customers, including bookings, container arrangements, insurance, banking and transportation companies (ocean and trucking).

Prepares import and/or export documents including: bills of lading, dock receipts, licenses, and consulate documents and distributes documents to all appropriate parties.

Cross-trains in additional responsibilities.

Performs additional duties as assigned by management.

Secondary Job Duties

Trace shipments after normal working hours, working with international and/or domestic agents.

Handles all turnover documents to other brokers, as well as internal transfer and in-bond movements.

Handles confidential information.

Required knowledge, skills and experience:

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Accurate data entry skills. Able to perform repetitive tasks.

Excellent command of MS Excel and Access, as well as high level of computer program competency and accuracy.

Level I: High school diploma or equivalent with two years of administrative work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Some experience in the transportation or customs brokerage industry desired, but not required. We are willing to train the right candidate!

If hired with relevant experience or upon internal promotion:

Level II: Associates degree with two years of experience in transportation and import/export documentation or a combination of education and experience.

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

May be required to successfully complete the following courses within twelve months: IATA Dangerous Goods, IATA Basic Export, CFR49 Dangerous Goods, CFR 15 Export Regulations, IMDG Dangerous Goods.

CCS certification preferred

Ready to join our team?

A.N. Deringer offers comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans in addition to many excellent voluntary health and wellness benefits. We offer generous paid time off, including paid holidays and promote flexibility in your work environment to assure a positive integration of work and life.


The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this role and is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Deringer reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

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