Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. Entry Writer I in Torrance, California
The Ocean Entry Writer is responsible for the accurate and timely submission of customs entries for clearance of in-bound cargo through US Customs and facilitating the delivery of freight to customers. The Entry Writer serves as a customer advocate and must possess professional customer service skills.
Customs Border Protection (CBP) Entry preparation and transmission duties:
Receive and review documentation to input and transmit data for CBP release of shipments.
Follow SOPS for each customer on the correct method and data required for preparing an entry.
Use product files for identification of HTS details on the commercial invoice.
Report to supervisor the completion of entry tasks release of cargo.
Report to supervisor exceptions to established clearance requirements.
Organize the work area to identify the status of every file through every phase of the CBP entry process.
Confirm to customers the release details through pre-established communications protocols.
Delivery of freight to customers:
Track and trace shipments and coordinate with steamship lines, freight forwarders and CFS on the availability of imported shipments.
Arrange with trucking companies the pick-up and delivery of freight.
Coordinate with supervisors delivery exceptions and special delivery instructions.
Handle accounting processes as they apply to CHB including the issuance of invoices to customers or overseas offices as well as the processing of payment requisitions.
High School Diploma or GED is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 2 years of experience and/or training as an entry writer and/or related experience in customs broker operations.
Knowledge of US Customs and Harmonized Tariff Codes.
Working knowledge of Windows operating system and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Browser) along with strong keyboard skills.
Experience utilizing Cargowise a plus.
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written format with internal and external customer(s).
Ability to work in a team environment.
Effective organizational and time management skills.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including:
Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1st of the month following start date
401k with a company match
Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation, and much more.
Any and all benefits offered are subject to the eligibility requirements, terms, and provisions set forth in the respective policies and plan documents, which you may request from Human Resources.
About Yusen Logistics (Americas)
Yusen Logistics is a leading global provider of International Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, and Supply Chain Solutions. With over 24,000 employees across 45 countries, our extraordinary employees work towards a common goal of providing large and small companies across a variety of industries the logistics support they need to meet the demands of their customers. For more information, please visit our website at www.yusen-logistics.com.
Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. values each individual employee and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by providing equal employment opportunities for all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.
Posting Title: Entry Writer I
Street: 19001 Harborgate Way
Industries: Import and Export, Logistics and Supply Chain