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Gateway Export Operations Specialist
Ref: req69430
Job Title:  Gateway Export Operations Specialist
Job Location: Newark, NJ


We have an exciting opportunity for a GATEWAY EXPORT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST to coordinate cargo shipments ensuring customer satisfaction.   This position will be based at our Newark, NJ location. 


Key Responsibilities:

Update carrier bookings with equipment size and/or book with co-loader.
Plan cargo based on received and available by CFS date.
Open Master files 6 weeks in advance with sailing schedules provided.
Create hard copy file folder, run pre-planning report.
Run inventory report from FSI/ or warehouse.
Communicate any exceptions to the process to the ocean export team.
Arrange trucking
Documentation preparation to steamship line.
Documentation preparation of pre-alert to destination gtwy.

Skills / Requirements:

Ability to efficiently complete job functions in Logis Ocean including updating of data elements, perform queries, resolve validations, shipment tracing, and navigation between screens
Ability to communicate status updates as outlined in policy and procedure
Utilize Microsoft Excel to open and update existing spreadsheets, copy, and paste
Utilize Microsoft Outlook to send and respond to email messages, compose messages, use folders to organize messages, schedule own appointments, save and archive email messages
Utilize Microsoft PowerPoint to open and review slides presented
Utilize Microsoft Word to create a basic document, edit documents, and proof documents to make them more accurate
Utilize Mircosoft iShare to open and navigate documents.
HS diploma or GED required
Generally 1-3 years of experience in area of responsibility

WHY JOIN our DHL team?

At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its’ employees, society, and environment.  You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL.  We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance.  DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans. 

In addition, DHL offers the following:


Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick
Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans
401K plan with a match
Employee Discount plan
Tuition Assistance Plan

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.  We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.


We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:


The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees
The most efficient processes and fastest response times
The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility



DHL GLOBAL FORWARDING (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.


Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments.


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DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 285,000 employees, we provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs.

DHL is part of the world's leading postal and logistics Group, Deutsche Post DHL and encompasses three divisions: DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight and DHL Supply Chain.

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