Robert Half Sr. Customer Service Representative in Redondo Beach, California
Our LAX Air Gateway office is seeking an Air Import Agent. This role is for an individual with excellent communication and customer service skills. This individual will multi-task and prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment while providing best-in-class customer service. The Agent evaluates branch’s needs and coordinates freight transfers accordingly, ensuring branch transit expectations and customer deadlines are met.
Understand each branch’s customers and their unique needs, in order to meet expectations on a daily basis
Respond to branch/customer inquiries and follow-up to ensure issue resolution
Collaborate with support staff, overseas offices and other third parties to ensure efficiency, continued exemplary customer service, and relationship development
Focused on getting the job done, but being flexible to meet individual branch/customer needs when communicated
Understand and input applicable financial components of shipments for proper billing of customers
Handle existing shipments in proprietary system, editing and updating shipments which will be visible by parties overseas and customers online
Prepare and review routine reports
Provide support (reporting, documentation, etc.) to Sales Executives and Account Managers as they prepare for business reviews
Ensure adherence to branch SOPs, US Customs regulations, and company standards
Act as a resource to explain the import arrival and transfer process to branch representatives
Work with partner airline carriers to book space and negotiate rates
Plan and instruct warehouse to build Airline ULDs
Create and maintain consolidation schedules
Required shift is Friday - Tuesday AM Shift
Bachelor’s degree preferred, High school diploma or GED required
Minimum 1-3 years of Air Freight experience required
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven office environment
Excellent verbal & written communication skills and phone etiquette
Positive outlook and attitude at all times (face to face, email, phone, etc)
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
Exceptional customer service skills and meticulous follow up
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