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Customs Services Entry Writer

Date: 27-Jun-2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 160834
Job Function: Cross-Product Functions
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Regular Employment
Job Level: Entry-level

Office Location: Houston, TX (HOU), United States

Start Date: 02/01/2019

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 80 countries, and employs around 15,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Customs Services Entry Writer to process accurate and timely customs entries by using the company's proprietary forwarding and customs brokerage application ensuring operational excellence. To provide optimal customer service by acting as a vital link between US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Partnering Government Agencies (PGAs) and Panalpina customers.


• Process Customs Entries, i.e. classify invoice, file remotely, EDR, inspection requests

• Review documents for accuracy on importer's name and address, delivery address, pieces and weight, entry type code, bond code, location of goods, Customs classification, I.T. number and country of origin

• Transmit information to ABI, verify results and make corrections if necessary

• Check Customs release for discrepancies and placing release package in file

• Transmit payment of Customs duties via ACH and submit required copies

• Manage exceptions with involved parties

• Ensure the payable and receivable documents are completed accurately and forwarded on time

• Ensure that file contains all necessary document copies in proper sequence

• Monitor Customs entry process

• Exception handling by consulting with supervisor

• Other duties as requested


• Excellent and thorough knowledge of U.S. Customs regulations

• 2 to 5 years industry experience

• Indepth know-how of import process

• Ability to effectively multi-task

• Detail oriented

• Excellent application skills and competence

• Knowledge of Panalpina products

• Ability to work in fast paced environment

• Team player

Panalpina is an equal employment opportunity organization