Forecast the product quantity needs based on previous history and upcoming demand.
Prepare and maintain a delivery schedule and communicate with all relevant departments and work closely with the project manager.
Communicate with suppliers to make orders, negotiate to get the best offers and connect info between suppliers and other internal departments.
Analyze and gather data of shipments, facilities, brokers, vendors, and compliance, to develop weekly tracking reports, outline/schedule for All open orders.
Maintain the system data requirements and ensure integrity at all times & maintain logistics of records.
Review the client product's standards and import laws / regulations ensuring that the product’s ingredients meet these specifications.
Work closely with the supplier to do necessary labelling and documentation of the products according to GCC import laws.
Coordinate between shipping lines, insurance company, and the supplier to ensure orders are fully executed to from point of origin to final destination.
Contact with the supplier preparing and reviewing import documentation to ensure the integrity of import / export documentation and timely preparing of import documentation for all air and sea shipments requirement.
Work closely with the accounting department to determine and recommend shipping costs and fulfilling bank transactions for the suppliers.
Follow up with local banks to get the shipment documents properly stamped for port release.
Communicate, cooperate, and audit customs clearance agent.
Follow up with the customs' clearance agent to ensure timely release and delivery of products to our warehouse, and working closely with him to insure proper product classification and solving all problems that might arise.
Research foreign and local import/export regulations that related to company's import/export activities, monitors regulation changes, takes necessary actions to ensure company compliance.
Proven work experience, not Less than 5 Years up to 8 years in the logistics field.
Professional attitude and appearance.
Excellent organization, planning, and communication skills.
Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
Ability to rapidly build relationships and set up trust
Good negotiation skills
Alerted with ability to work under pressure
Bachelor's degree in related professions / higher diploma preferring logistics Studies.
Fluent in English (spoken/written), other languages will be an advantage.