Freight Forwarders


Research rates, routings, or modes of transport for shipment of products. Maintain awareness of regulations affecting the international movement of cargo. Make arrangements for additional services, such as storage or inland transportation.
Also called: Air Export Agent, Air Export Coordinator, GSA Coordinator, Route Specialist

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • reading work related information
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • looking for ways to help people
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • read and understand what is written
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Arcline ArcFreight
  • CargoWise ediEnterprise
    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • SAP
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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