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Container Import Specialist Chicago, IL

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Company: Argentus
Contract: PERM
Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Argentus is proud to be working with another new U.S. client – this time in the Food Manufacturing industry. This Canadian company is rapidly growing, have just added a new office in Chicago, IL to support that growth, and are seeking a number of supply chain professionals to help contribute to their continued success — in this case a Container Import Specialist! 

Working out of the company’s office in North Chicago, the Container Import Specialist will take on Logistics duties for the company’s ocean container freight. This means coordination and planning of the company’s container imports into the U.S. and Canada by liaising with a variety of stakeholders and suppliers including shipping lines, freight forwarders, customs brokers, ports, and internal logistics team members. You will manage import and customs documentation including invoices, COOs, and bills of lading to ensure compliance and a smooth delivery process, while working within the company’s ERP system to enter relevant bookings, pay invoices, and track shipments with a high degree of accuracy. In addition, you will work to communicate and alleviate any delays with a variety of internal stakeholders in the organization, and minimize any costs due to detention or demurrage. 

This role is an excellent fit for someone with at least 2 years of experience in Import Logistics. Our client is specifically looking for candidates who have considerable experience with ocean container freight, as well as strong office and ERP skills. If this role sounds like a fit with your experience, reach out to Argentus today! Call 416 364 9919 or send an email with your current resume to




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