SHIPPING SPECIALIST

 

 

 

Shipping specialist

The specialist and shipping specialist work in the field of international trade. They manage a complex network of national and international relations and act as intermediaries between buyers and suppliers. They organize all the steps necessary for the shipment of goods, from orders to delivery.

Their main tasks can be described as follows:

  • facilitating commercial trade across continents;
  • handling regional transport networks;
  • distributing goods internationally;
  • planning the shipment of goods according to request and dealing with intermediaries that provide transport (railway, land, air, and sea companies);
  • arranging insurance against risks related to export;
  • taking care of customs formalities under national law;
  • accounting for special and unusual goods, checking packaging and preparation;
  • monitoring the various phases of transport and enforcing terms and delivery times;
  • organizing the necessary logistics firms for import and export;
  • contacting suppliers and customers;
  • ensuring quality of goods during transport through delivery.

 

Requirements:

  • Possession of federal professional certification as trade worker (in logistics and international shipping) and at least 2 years of experience
  • federal professional certification (AFC) with university degree in another field or trade school diploma or high school/secondary school diploma or SUP training or federal professional certification (APF) in a related sector and at least 3 years of experience in the shipping or international trade sector
  • other education with at least 7 years of professional experience in the shipping or international trade sector

 

Shipping specialists work in contact with small, medium, and large transport companies (land, rail, air, and sea) in the international import / export trade sector. They collaborate with partners all over the world.

They are often faced with the unexpected, which may require flexible working hours.

 

Desired characteristics:

  • ability to negotiate
  • commercial sense
  • knowledge of national languages ​​and/or English
  • methodical worker
  • easily reachable

ability to adapt to irregular hours

SA Luciano Franzosini
Human Resources
Via R. Simen 3
CH-6830 Chiasso

 

 

Shipping specialist

 

The specialist and shipping specialist work in the field of international trade. They manage a complex network of national and international relations and act as intermediaries between buyers and suppliers. They organize all the steps necessary for the shipment of goods, from orders to delivery.