Efficient Export Agent experienced with shipping and transportation procedures in a variety of work environments ranging from high-end to commercial retail. Adept at shipping and freight procedures. Specialise in meeting client deadlines and using all current shipping software.
Â• Extensive knowledge of state, federal and international shipping regulations Â• Solid understanding of Access, Excel and related programmes Â• Knowledge of all applicable organisational exporting policies Â• Adept at preparing all necessary shipping and freight documents Â• Familiar with cargo handlling practises and guidelines Â• Ability to develop and implement effective purchasing strategies Â• Solid organisational and problem solving skills
January 2007 to February 2009 London Imports and Exports Â— London, England Export Agent Â• Handled land and air transportation preparations of all exported goods. Â• Prepared all required shipping documentation. Â• Maintained contact with offshore shippers to ensure efficient deliveries. Â• Ensured that all customer service procedures were followed, including follow-up contact March 2009 to Present London Freight Services, Inc. Â— London, England Export Agent Â• Negotiated shipping rates with supervisor approval. Â• Oversaw routing and made route adjustments as necessary. Â• Ensured that all vendors were providing reasonable prices. Â• Updated company software to allow for better tracking of freight. Â• Maintained ongoing relationships with various vendors. Â• Established and implemented training procedures for new hires. Â• Ensured that all relevant shipping guidelines were followed. Â• Prepared timely reports tracking all shipping activities.
2007 London Community College, London, England, UK Bachelor of Science, Business Management