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Export Agent at Cavalier Logistics

Posted in Customer Service 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Dulles, Virginia

Job Description:

Export Agent Open Position



Cavalier Logistics, a premier provider of global transportation, logistics and warehousing services for 30+ years, is seeking an Export Agent to join our team in Dulles, VA. Cavalier provides exceptional service in the areas of General cargo, Government services, and Biopharma services.  Our decades of experience and emphasis on our clients’ specialized needs being our priority keeps customers coming back year after year.  If you would like to join a dedicated team and contribute to a sterling reputation, this might be the position for you.


The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for managing outgoing international shipments from pickup through delivery, using their good working knowledge of air freight, sea freight, truck services, completing waybills for all modes of transportation, and employing strong customer service skills.  Industry experience is a must and compensation will depend upon that experience.  Cavalier is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and full benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), life insurance and an Employee Assistance Program.


Job Duties:

·         Processing shipments for export

·         Knowledge of international rules

·         Strong customer service skills

·         Booking shipments with airlines

·         Working knowledge of airline routes

·         Negotiation of spot rates

·         Preparing and/or proofreading all associated export documents

·         Submitting shipment pre-advices and export documents to overseas agents

·         Monitoring departures, shipments in transit, arrivals, clearance and delivery

·         Verifying documentation with US and foreign government regulations, export declarations, certificates of origin and related documents

·         Providing Proof of Delivery to customers

·         Other duties that may be assigned



·         Strong customer service skills a must

·         Willing and able to learn new tasks with training provided

·         Must pass background check

·         Good verbal and written communication skills

·         Bi-Lingual a plus

·         Microsoft Office Suite and strong PC skills

·         Ability to work with demanding deadlines

·         Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

·         Must be detail oriented, thorough, accurate, and solve problems efficiently


·         Minimum High School/GED


If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, are a self-starter, have great organizational skills and are a team player - apply for this great position today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer.


Please email resume to or attach when responding to this ad or fax to 703-935-2583. No phone calls, please.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.