Import Brokerage Supervisor

Employer Name Cavalier Logistics   Address 1350 N. Michael Drive
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2 Suite A
Experience 5 - 7 Years   City Wood Dale
Education High School / GED   State Illinois
  Zip Code 60191

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Job Description

Import Brokerage Supervisor

Cavalier Logistics, a premier provider of global transportation, warehousing and logistics services is seeking an Import Brokerage Supervisor to join our team near Chicago Airport. Cavalier is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and full benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), life insurance and an Employee Assistance Program.

Job Description:

The Import Brokerage Supervisor will be responsible for organizing and scheduling of international logistics and for processing of documentation required by US Customs and Border Protection for entry of goods into the US on behalf of importers and overseeing department operations and staff in manager’s absence.


• Impeccable customer service.
• Perform audit review on all assigned brokerage files and payments to customs.
• Maintain and keep current all customs compliance documentation.
• Process documents through the Company's ABI system, obtaining Customs release and other government agency releases as appropriate, especially FDA, USDA, CDC, FCC, etc., and arrange both delivery and the invoicing of the import account for services rendered.
• Review and monitor all Customs rejections, requests for information for clients and any other government agency, and other correspondence.
• Adhere to all domestic and international shipping regulations.
• Mandatory daily correspondence with overseas offices.
• Work closely with other departments to deliver high level of service to customers.
• Have strong understanding of transportation and how it relates to import traffic and market conditions.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Must pass background check.


• Ability to work with demanding deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate and able to efficiently solve problems.
• Solid knowledge of domestic and international geography including countries, major cities and ocean ports along with basic knowledge of U.S. Regulatory Laws.
• Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks, must be organized.
• Strong PC skills.
• Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Work effectively via phone, fax, e-mail. Good planning and organization skills; ability to multitask and be a self-starter.
• Basic knowledge of INCO terms, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, Customs regulations and other government agency requirements.


• High school Diploma.
• Training in Customs, Transportation/Logistics.

Previous Experience:

• 5+ years of experience

Cavalier Logistics’ decades of experience and emphasis on our clients’ specialized needs being our priority keeps customers coming back year after year. If you would like to join a dedicated team and contribute to a sterling reputation, this might be the position for you. If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, are a self-starter, have great organizational skills and are a team player - apply for this great position today!

Please email resume to or attach when responding to this ad or fax to 703-935-2583. No phone calls, please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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