Jul 13, 2018

Customs Entry Writer - New Jersey

  • Cavalier Logistics
  • 250 Sheffield Street, Mountainside, NJ 07092, USA
Full-Time Distribution - Shipping Logistics Supply Chain Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Customs Entry Writer

Cavalier Logistics, a premier provider of global transportation, logistics and warehousing services for 30+ years, is seeking a Customs Entry Writer to join our import team in our Mountainside, New Jersey office.  The Customs Entry Writer is responsible for processing documentation required by US Customs and Border Protection for entry of goods into the US on behalf of importers.  Industry experience is required, 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.

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.



  • Impeccable customer service.
  • Perform audit review on all assigned brokerage files and payments to customs.
  • Maintain and keep current all customs compliance documentation.
  • Process documents through the Company's ABI system, obtaining Customs release and other government agency releases as appropriate. Arrange both delivery and the invoicing of the import account for services rendered.
  • Review and monitor all Customs rejections, requests for information for clients and any other government agency, and other correspondence.
  • Mandatory daily correspondence with overseas and domestic agents, as well as airlines, steamship lines, and coloaders.
  • Work closely with other departments to deliver high level of service to customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must have working vehicle to get to work timely.
  • Report all issues to customers and management affecting clearance and delivery in a timely manner in writing or verbally.
  • Reporting freight discrepancies to management.
  • Ensure that all files contain all necessary document copies.


Required Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of INCO terms, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, Customs regulations and partner government agency requirements.
  • Solid knowledge of domestic and international geography including countries, major cities and ocean ports along with basic knowledge of U.S. Regulatory Laws.
  • Ability to work with demanding deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate. Must have proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks, must be organized.
  • Strong PC skills and have fast accurate typing skills.
  • Work effectively via phone, fax, e-mail.  Good planning and organization skills with the ability to multitask and be a self-starter.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


Previous Experience:

  • 2-years of experience required


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. Send resume to personnel@cavlog.com or by faxing 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.


General-Other: Logistics-Transportation,   Import-Export Administration,   General-Other: Administrative-Clerical  




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