(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Trilingual Senior Import Specialist proudly offering over 10 years' experience managing and leading multi-functional teams. An educated employee with the knowledge to complete import documentation, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) CTPAT risks and obtain quotes from prospective shipping companies. Skilled in task prioritization, resolving issues successfully and coordinating cargo availability.

  • Process improvements
  • Government rules and regulations (CTPAT)
  • Invoicing and price quotes
  • Shipment optimization
  • Tracking shipments
  • Well-trained in Excel
  • Inventory tracking
  • Fluent in Portuguese
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Ocean exports and imports
Education and Training
Universidade Positivo Curitiba, Parana Expected in 2014 Bachelors of Business : International Business - GPA :

Completed professional development in International Business, Logistics, Imports, Exports.

Db Schenker - Import Manager
Laredo, TX, 01/2019 - Current
  • Negotiated annual freight and consolidation contracts with steamship lines and freight forwarders to obtain best pricing.
  • Updated import, FTZ and CTPAT manuals to comply with governmental regulations.
  • Explained international trade terminology and code classification with Customers to better streamline operations.
  • Completed accurate US customs filings with secure communications.
  • Complied with regulatory guidelines to maintain updated certifications.
  • Recorded data for transmitting US and Canadian HTS numbers for products.
  • Requested and compiled necessary import documentation, including customs invoices, certificates of origin and cargo-control documents.
  • Calculated duty and tariff payments owed on each shipment based on standard tables and legal requirements.
  • Facilitated communication between company, customers and overseas partners to maintain efficient operations.
  • Cleared goods through customs and verified delivery to client destinations.
  • Prepared and processed import and export documentation according to customs regulations, laws and procedures.
  • Complied with regulatory guidelines to maintain updated certifications.
  • Audited internal processes and systems to maximize efficiency of importation and exportation of products.
  • Partnered with logistics department to discuss and remedy internal and external issues dealing with import and export operations.
  • Coordinated daily transfer shipments with proper documentation logs.
  • Tracked shipments and communicated with carriers to confirm arrival time and release.
  • Researched and interpreted rulings, compliance publications, guidelines and customs regulations.
  • Coordinated logistics for pickup and delivery of freight and containers to customers.
  • Filed and documented all incoming shipments in Descartes Editrade using 7501 entry and ISF with careful attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Delivered translation and customer service to Portuguese and Spanish speaking clients.
  • Researched financial data and trends to coordinate monthly, quarterly and yearly budget planning.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Prevented illegal trafficking of people, narcotics and contraband into country.
  • Performed line-watch duties, traffic checkpoint operations, city patrols, transportation checks and other law enforcement duties.
  • Interpreted and explained laws and regulations to customers, warehouses, shippers and manufacturers.
Ing Bank - Letter of Credit Specialist
Poznan, OH, 03/2015 - 01/2018

• Provide transactional processing support for respective Letter of Credit product.

• Review letter of credit documents to determine compliance with international standards and UCP600.

• Examines Import and Export letters of credit for potential boycott issues, advises Letter of Credit.

• Review documents for internal consistency and compliance with governmental documentary regulations and import/export restrictions.

• Issue Import and Export letters of credit and Standby.

• Provide creative solutions to reduce errors and to ensure adherence to audit and control policies.

• Provide back-up coverage for team members and assist team members during high volume periods

• Utilize technical knowledge in order to deliver quality service and achieve operating efficiency.

• Participate in activities related to compliance with procedures and control.

• Minimize risk to the bank through increased knowledge of procedural requirements. • Maintain awareness of product changes and system enhancements.

• Ensure attendance at mandatory classes.

• Daily interactions with our Business partners, Product Heads and Senior Management.

• Daily Management of in-process, pended, and service related activities, ensuring the processing and dispatching an delivery of very high quality service to our customers and internal partners.

• Responsibility to ensure smooth, error free process flow.

• Responsibility for the maintenance of a control environment.

• Provide support to all operational processes as needed.

• Demonstrated competence in related area.

• Participate in UAT, implementation and training if needed.

• Perform within departmental procedures and compliance standards in order to minimize losses to the Firm.

• Execute moderate to complex transactions.

• Assist with approval processing in the Unit.

• Assist with special reports and projects as needed.

Jeld-Wen - Inside Sales
On, CA, 01/2013 - 12/2014

• Development of freight quotes and pricing

• International Trading and Communication with Foreign Representatives

• Direct Assistance to the Operating Department

• Negotiating with carriers and airline companies

• Preparation of commercial proposals

Dhl - Import Coordinator
Salt Lake City, UT, 05/2010 - 01/2013

• Invoice Conference, AWB, BL and Packing List

• HS code Verification by TECWIN

• Product Description Development in HS code

• Import License Verification and Authorization

• Contact person for foreign agents and exporters

• Processing of TC4 or DTA applications for warehouse removal (Brazilian process which allows for expedited cargo Curitiba, Brazil 2010-2012 removal • DI Registration Monitoring

• Logistics and Tracking

• Invoice Preparation and Import Documentation through Siscomex

• Supervision of Cargo Arrival, responsible for scheduling

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