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Gateway Agent

Job ID
R27293
Address
680 Knox Street, Suite #210, Torrance, California, United States, 90502-1125
Job TypeFull time

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities of this position consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

Maintain Operational Excellence:

  • Understand the processes, documentation, and terminology involved in international shipping from time of purchase order issuance through the delivery of the cargo 
  • Initiate, prepare, process and assemble all required documentation for air, LCL or FCL shipments
  • Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed and released to the carrier, customers and agents in a timely manner
  • Apply industry knowledge and critical thinking to adapt processes/create solutions in response to challenges both internally and externally
  • Execute/coordinate tasks on the shipments to meet all SOP requirements, including submission of SLI’s to carriers, ocean export bills of lading, updates on shipments, processing pre-alerts, tracking of shipments, invoicing, etc.
  • Create, maintain, and update shipments in Navisphere, ensuring accurate data
  • Ensure a high-level of data integrity on the master level of a consolidation, including routing, eManifest status, master level INCOterms and documents

Facilitate Relationships:

  • Communicate clearly both internally and externally, timely and effectively with overseas offices, agents, customers and outside vendors to ensure a smooth flow of the shipment
  • Promote a positive working relationship for all team members

Other Activities:

  • Work according to CHR, local and global laws, regulations and procedures
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 1-3 years of Global Forwarding experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

Preferred:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field
  • 2-4 years of gateway or shipment consolidations experience
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and follow up to be utilized with customers and the network
  • Critical-thinking, flexibility, and problem-solving skills to adapt to ever-changing tasks and customer needs
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven office environment
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Disclaimer:

  • This job description is intended to generally describe the nature and level of work to be performed by employees in this position.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of employees performing this role.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

  • C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers, and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth, and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued, and respected.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 

Benefits

Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.


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