Shipping Clerk

Rantoul, Illinois
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
US$ 15.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Somers,Cynthia J., Spherion
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Job Description

Shipping Clerk to help coordinate all aspects of national and international shipping for a large distribution facility.

Responsibilities of the International Shipping Coordinator
Processing freight documents, auditing files for accuracy, and providing outstanding customer service.
Responsible for processing all international small parcel shipments via UPS, FEDEX, DHL AND USPS on
line tools and/or shipping software
Make sure physical shipment attributes match all required export documentation.
Responsible for maintaining and documenting departmental processes and procedures as necessary to
reflect the current process accurately
Compiles and maintains various daily, weekly and monthly reports
Create required export documentation including commercial invoice, packing list, Shipper's Letter of
Instruction (SLI) as well as any other document required by Customs authorities or other governmental
agencies, and/or our customer requirements for all international shipments.
Creates documentation needed for processing and shipping return to vendor (RTV) shipments
Ensures that all shipments meet the corporate international shipping guidelines
Maintains a working knowledge and understanding of all currently hazardous materials IATA, IMDG, and
DOT/49 CFR) shipping regulations and documentation requirements
Communicate proactively with customers/ their freight forwarders as required to facilitate
transportation booking and shipping, including provide routing request instructions and/or tracking
information to customers/ their freight forwarders, carriers, or other transportation intermediaries.
Communicates with transportation companies as required to arrange for transportation and to track
shipments as required.

Working hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Proficient with MS Excel and other MS computer packages as well as Outlook

High School

1-4 years

HS Diploma and relevant work experience
2+ year shipping experience, including international shipping experience would be helpful
Must be able to problem solve, multi-task and work independently with accuracy
Ability to work Monday - Friday with 4 days working 7:30am - 4:00pm and one day working 9:00am - 5:30pm

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