Air Export Agent (Full Time)

Location: Elk Grove, IL, USA
Airport: ORD
Job ref: 103
Division: Cavalier International Air Freight

Cavalier Logistics is seeking a full-time Air Export Agent to join our team. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for managing outgoing international shipments from pickup through delivery, using their good working knowledge of air freight, sea freight, truck services, completing waybills for all modes of transportation, and employing strong customer service skills.  Industry experience is a must and compensation will depend upon that experience.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Processing shipments for export
  • Knowledge of international shipping rules
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Booking shipments with airlines
  • Working knowledge of airline routes
  • Negotiation of spot rates
  • Preparing and/or proofreading all associated export documents
  • Submitting shipment pre-advices and export documents to overseas agents
  • Monitoring departures, shipments in transit, arrivals, clearance and delivery
  • Verifying documentation with US and foreign government regulations, export declarations, certificates of origin and related documents
  • Providing Proof of Delivery to customers
  • Other duties that may be assigned

  • One year minimum industry experience
  • Strong customer service skills a must
  • Willing and able to learn new tasks with training provided
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Bi-lingual a plus
  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work with demanding deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be detail oriented, thorough, accurate, and solve problems efficiently
  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED

Benefits & Compensation:
  • Competitive Compensation – Depends on Experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program

If you enjoy a fast paced environment, are a self-starter, have great organizational skills and are a team player - apply for this great position today. No phone calls please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.