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Freight Forwarders

Also called: Air Export Agent, Air Export Coordinator, GSA Coordinator, Route Specialist

Where in the military? In the military: see titles from the Air Force.

What they do:
Research rates, routings, or modes of transport for shipment of products. Maintain awareness of regulations affecting the international movement of cargo. Make arrangements for additional services, such as storage or inland transportation.
On the job, you would:
  • Analyze shipping routes to determine how to minimize environmental impact.
  • Arrange delivery or storage of goods at destinations.
  • Arrange for applicable duties, taxes, or paperwork for customs clearance.


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People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.


You might use software like this on the job:

Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
  • Arcline ArcFreight
  • CargoWise ediEnterprise
Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • SAP software
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook


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