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Ocean Freight Logistics Coordinator

Metairie, LA

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We are currently seeking a Logistics Coordinator with ocean freight experience to work for a client of ours in Metairie.

-This position will be within a department that is part of a large organization that works with clients internationally.

-The pay will be $14.00 - $18.00hr DOE. This company offers excellent benefits.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Receive instructions for each assigned client with an agreed upon tariff/rate/commodity.

  • Enter Client/tariff/commodity information in IMS and/or PRIMA

  • Work with customs brokers and customs to assist in the release of cargo.

  • Assist with releases from other government agencies such as FDA, USDA, EAR, AES, etc.

  • Issue instructions for picking up containers to the trucking company, notating the last free day and update IMS and/or PRIMA.

  • Coordinates deliveries with internal and external truckers.

  • Receive updates from trucking operations on progress of picking up containers, and communicate any problems with equipment, free time or any other problems.

  • Maintain contact with clients at all times providing updates when needed.

  • Billing/invoicing is performed timely and sent to accounting.

  • Follow up to ensure that warehouses and trans loading services have been performed.

  • Track and trace import and export shipments for your assigned clients.

  • Process general drayage and accessorial billing (chassis, detention, demurrage, per diem, etc.)

  • Process freight forwarding documentation for export shipments (bills of lading, country of origin, phytosanitary certificates, etc.)

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • 3+ years of ocean freight logistics experience

  • College degree preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word & Excel

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

**If you meet the above qualifications, apply today by emailing your resume to [email protected] today!**