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Export / Import- International Logistics Senior Coordinator

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Location:
Irving, Texas, 75063, United States
Salary:
$50000.00 To $60000.00
Posted:
December 07, 2008
Email:
v8fgak@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
************@*********.***


SURESH V. CHITTA
**** ********** *****
Irving, Texas 75063
Home Phone: (972) ***-****
Cell Phone: (214) ***-****
E-mail: v8fgak@r.postjobfree.com
Ref ID No:PR08-0242
PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE________________________________________________

Seeking Position as an “Import-Export Specialist” Position to maximize my experience in International Logistics which can contribute to productivity and profitability with an established organization responsibility offering potential advancement.

ABILITIES_________________________________________________________________

10+ years of Import and Export -Logistics Coordinator documentation experience; excellent analytical skills, written and verbal communication skills with an eye for detail; extremely productive in a high volume and high stress environment; proficient in the use of Logistics applications and all Software for running the various documentation preparation

PROFFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE___________________________________________________________
• Planning procedures, process implementation, performances metrics and to meet the goals and leads to generate high revenue for organization.
• Processed shipments-Pacific, Europe, Asia, South East Asia, Far East Asia, South America, North America, Central America,Africa, as per IATA / ICAO rules and regulations.
• Proficiency with personal computing Microsoft word, outlook, excel, data base applications, power point, access,AS400,SAP
• Preparation of all Air -Ocean import-export international Documents - to comply with International Trade-rules and regulations -including under Letters of Credit
• Negotiated rates with airlines, trucking companies, steamship lines.
• Knowledge of Customs Brokers Clearance-Remote Entries Filings-inbound documents
• Processed Global Accounts -Air -Ocean-imports-exports shipments
• Coordinating shipments with U.S.Customs, and with all other U.S.Agencies to expedite shipments- resolving issues - requests
• Experience with working knowledge U.S import-export - laws rules and regulations
• Delivering the freight customer various locations before deadlines.
• Familiar with - Harmonized Tariff ScheduleB classifications, valuations of Commodities - calculations customs duties,taxes, processing merchandise fees for all air and ocean export shipments
• Managed Air - Ocean-imports - exports shipments under consolidation.
• Strong communication - analytical-written-verbal- negotiating skills
• Solving Customers - Vendors Problems
• Maintained Export files for record keeping compliance auditing - to achieve Company Compliance Standards
• Working as Team member Assisting departments, co-workers at all levels to meet the goals
• Processed Specialized Projects.
• Excellent Customer Service
• Providing Quotes to Customers and overseas offices.
• Scheduling shipments pick ups from customers warehouses
• Acccounting- accounts payable and accounts receivable -arranging payments to vendors, invoicing clients - overseas offices.
• Knowledge of U.S.Customs Regulations and familiar with
And incoterms, and Rail Road Procedures- Cargo Insurance- filing claims
• Filing AES- SED with U.S.Customs
• Performed Auditing- Invoices -Freight - Trucking-import-export Entries
• Tracking and Tracing shipments
• Following Standard Operations Procedures (SOP’S) and Shippers Letters of Instructions.
• Legalization of export documents including Certificate Of Origin
• Certified in Dangerous Goods Shipments and Transportation Safety Administration (TSA)
• Processed Air -Ocean import-export gateway shipments -Air-Ocean import break-bulk shipments
EDUCATION_________________________________________________________________


Bachelors in Accounting
Business Management and Computers – North Lake College, Irving, TX


EXPERIENCE_________________________________________________________________

2007-Present First Intercontinental Corporation Dallas - Texas
International Logistics Coordinator -Ocean Export -Import
(Global Accounts )

My responsibilities included but not limited to:

• Presented documents to banks for negotiation as per letters of credit.
• Placed purchase orders with producers (Manufacturers ).
• Negotiated Ocean freight rates with surface shipping companies, trucking companies and coordinated Ocean export -import shipment internationally with steamship lines, freight forwarder’s, trucking companies to ensure speedy delivery of a wide range of industrial chemicals, agricultural products, petroleum products Worldwide.


2006-2007 Agility Inc Dallas, Texas

International Air Export- Agent ( Global Accounts Division )

My responsibilities included but not limited to :

• Coordinating all Air Export Shipments with Airlines, Trucking companies to various Continents - making bookings with airlines
• Scanning all pre-alerts to the origin on the same day of departure.
• Providing valuable cost savings suggestions to the customers in various levels which will help them in improving their sales.


1998-2006 Panalpina Inc Dallas,Texas
International Logistics Coordinator- Air Import
(Global Accounts )

My responsibilities included but not limited to:

• Coordinating Air Import Shipments for GAD(Global Account Divisions)
• Managed import shipments under consolidation, small packages, International priority, door to door, door to airport
• Performed Customs Brokers- Remote Entries Filings


1996-1998 Nippon Express USA Inc Dallas,Texas
International Logistics Coordinator- Air Export
(Global Accounts )

My responsibilities included but not limited to:

• Setting up of various routings of freight forwarding economical benefits both to the customers and to the company by making sure to reach the freight to final destination right on time
• Coordinating of shipments pickups from customer site by the trucking company and delivering freight at Gateways Terminals
• Taking care of customer needs from the point of shipment origin to destination in a very professional manner.

1993 - 1996 First Intercontinental Corporation Dallas - Texas
1988 - 1991 International Logistics Coordinator -Ocean Export -Import
(Global Accounts )

My responsibilities included but not limited to:

• Presented documents to banks for negotiation as per letters of credit.
• Placed purchase orders with producers ( Manufacturers ).
• Negotiated Ocean freight rates with surface shipping companies, trucking companies and coordinated Ocean export -import shipment internationally with steamship lines, freight forwarder’s, trucking companies to ensure speedy delivery of a wide range of industrial chemicals, agricultural products, petroleum products Worldwide.


AWARDS_________________________________________________________________________

Posted as Outstanding Customer Service- in Panalpina Webb- Site (Kudos)
Various customer appreciation letters for outstanding performance

VISA STATUS_____________________________________________________________________

U.S. Citizen

REFERENCES_____________________________________________________________________

Available upon request