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Position

EDI & Integration Specialist

Location

Houston, TX

Status

Full time

Date

Oct. 26, 2020

Position Overview

To collaborate with trading partners and for managing EDI and API integration projects for trade and logistics.  Experience with CargoWise eAdaptor, ANSI x12 document series 300 and 200, XML, JSON, AS2, sFTP and other hierarchical data types and communication protocols is required.  Additional responsibilities include providing training and documentation for operators and IT support to ensure business continuity, working directly with vendors, customers and staff to implement solutions, and leading integration focused projects.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Effectively manage projects through a full project lifecycle process, and effectively support related customer needs.
  • Manage the completion of entry-level to mid-level projects.
  • Analyzing EDI and data requirements from customers.
  • Maintains client implementation standards and timelines by applying project management processes.
  • Concurrently work on/with multiple projects, multi-level resolutions teams, and customers to help resolve technical issues from the customer’s and project team’s perspective.
  • Communicates with customers and internal project teams and management appropriate information regarding project and customer requirements, progress, resources, and resolution.
  • Maintains client implementation standards and timelines by applying project management processes.
  • Concurrently work on/with multiple projects, multi-level resolutions teams, and customers to help resolve technical issues from the customer’s and project team’s perspective.
  • Communicates with customers and internal project teams and management appropriate information regarding project and customer requirements, progress, resources, and resolution.
  • Monitor and solve daily error reporting though implementation of automated solutions
  • Provides support and researches solutions for user issues which cannot be resolved through data entry corrections and tier 1 support

 

Education and Experience
  • 2+ years of experience with x12 300 series transaction sets and others relating to transportation including 210—228, 242, etc.
  • 2 years working in Freight Forwarding Industry.
  • 1 year working with CargoWise or other comparable freight and transportation management ERP.
  • Deep understanding of hierarchical data structures.
  • Familiarity with API protocols including SOAP, REST and GraphQL
  • Previous experience working with VAN’s, AS2, sFTP and other communication methods.
Senior Accountant
Houston, TX
Full time
Oct. 23, 2020

Position Overview

Duties
  • Prepare and examine accounting records, financial statements, taxes, and other financial reports
  • Develop and analyze reporting for business operations and budgets
  • Perform audits, ensuring adherence to standard requirements
  • Create new processes to improve financial efficiency
  • Report analysis and findings to management team
  • Manage ledger balances, check for financial discrepancies, and organize databases and records of the employer’s finances
  • Maintains and monitors the listing of accounts payable and receivable
  • Manage past due collection efforts with customers
  • General office tasks

 

Qualifications & Requirements
  • 3+ years’ experience in accounting – Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable
  • QuickBooks
  • Experience utilizing general ledger
  • Detail and deadline-oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in logistics/trucking field preferred
  • Aptitude for working in a fast-paced, high intensity office environment
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Must be able to successfully complete a thorough background check.

Fracht USA is ensuring all employees are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic through implementation of mask regulations in office. During this time, our staff is working partially remote.

Export Specialist
Houston, TX
Full time
Sept. 15, 2020

Position Overview

Duties
  • Gather necessary information to prepare quote and provide rates and transit options to customers and/or agents
  • Create files, arrange for pick up and obtain shipment documentation necessary for domestic or international transportation, liaison between parties to provide status updates.
  • Follows appropriate work instructions or checklist to create consistency and minimize errors; best practice methods must be learned and utilized at all times
  • Enter shipment and booking details into IES timely and accurately; submit all required documentation from the system i.e. AES, EDI, Master, booking confirmation etc.
  • Responding to complaints, demonstrate effort to seek help from upper management when needed; respond to customer emails request for shipment status or if any extra charges during transportation provide proof of delivery.
  • Use approved external providers as necessary to arrange transportation of goods. Quickly resolve any miscommunication.
IT Support Specialist
Houston, TX
Full time
Sept. 2, 2020

Position Overview

Duties
  • Track, route and redirect problems to correct resources
  • Installing and configuring computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
  • Responsible for on-going workstation setups, which includes various installs

 

Qualifications & Requirements
  • 2 to 3 + years’ experience to handle all desktop support and desk setup
  • Technical, logical thought process
  • Knowledge of network devices, printers, scanners, VOIP telephones, switches, Wi-Fi, firewalls, mobile devices.
  • Knowledge of Windows/Mac Desktops, laptops operating system configuration.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).
  • The ability to understand user problems and explain technical fixes in a clear and understandable manner to users
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and conduct root cause analysis
  • An ability to stick to strict deadlines
  • A keen eye for detail
Pricing Specialist
Houston, TX
Full time
Aug. 20, 2020

Position Overview

The pricing specialist is a key resource to provide pricing solutions to customers through the sales and account management channels. The pricing specialist uses information resources regarding customer needs, historical data, market conditions, and internal targets to prepare pricing quotes and/or internal proposals regarding pricing.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Negotiate pricing with carriers, manage price quotes to customers and perform cost analysis.
  • Negotiate and develop relationships with carriers and other partner vendors.
  • Communicate shipment information and transit issues internally and externally to control costs.
  • Ensure that internal/external customers receive notices regarding significant market issues on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Present bid packages and follow up on quotes and provide competitive feedback to sales and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure rate filing requirements are met to company standards.
  • Working knowledge of freight consolidation and container loading.
  • Ability to perform freight cost analysis, read ocean freight rates, and general bill of lading terms.
  • Maintain pricing databases in system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent working knowledge of ocean freight pricing terminology
  • Experience in negotiating Ocean freight pricing and trucking rates agreements/contracts
  • Bachelor degree in logistics or equal level by experience a plus.
  • MS Office and other IT skills: basic MS Word, MS Outlook, and MS Excel.
Operations Specialist
Houston, TX
Full time
Aug. 20, 2020

Position Overview

Performs complex to specialized support to areas of Projects operations, such as identifying operational or service concerns, running operational reports, coordinating appropriate documents, and interfacing with carriers on requirements. Requires full knowledge of customers and carriers, addressing complex or escalated internal/external customer questions and concerns, and providing more customer service, quotes and tracking and tracking needs.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Gather necessary information to prepare quote and provide rates and transit options to customers and/or agents for heavy oversized cargo, utilizing ocean/Air/Rail/Barge and Specialized Trucks.
  • Create files, arrange for pickup and obtain shipment documentation necessary for domestic/international transportation, liaison between patties to provide status updates.
  • Follow appropriate work instructions or checklist to create consistency and minimize errors.
  • Enter shipment and bookings details into Cargowise timely and accurately, submit all required documentation from the system (i.e. Master, AES, EDI, Booking confirmations, etc.)
  • Respond to complaints, demonstrate effort to seek help from upper management when needed; respond to customer emails request for shipment status/proof of delivery.
  • Use approved external providers as necessary to arrange transportation of goods.  Quickly resolve any miscommunication and disputes to ensure safe on-time deliveries

 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements
  • 3+ years experience with Logistics processes, systems and solutions.
  • Ideally with project/over-dimensional and some heavy lift experience.
  • Familiar with ocean import/export and domestic transport.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, time management and organizational skills; ability to actively listen and respond to questions with complete and accurate answers
  • Effective negotiator and clear communicator of ideas and solutions.

 

 

 

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