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Customs Entry Writer

Company: FreightTAS
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Customs Entry Writer

Salary - $60k - $70k - Commensurate with experience

Must have 2 plus year's experience

Excellent Company benefits

We are working with a well-established Freight Forwarder who requires a Customs Entry Writer on a full-time basis to join a growing team.

The successful candidate in this position will possess key skills and experience which include knowledge of international import transportation, import brokerage procedures, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ( Customs ), and Participating Government Agency ( PGA ) requirements including the clearance process, classification and valuation. This position requires excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task along with the knowledge to produce accurate workflow in a fast-paced, high-pressure freight forwarding operations environment, while positively contributing to the success of the team.

This role primarily requires the individual to manage accounts from A to Z, prepare all documentation necessary to clear merchandise through Customs and any applicable PGA, provide excellent, thorough, and prompt customer service and perform any tasks assigned by the Manager, Supervisor, or Team Lead that meets the needs of the team and department.


  • Prepare Arrival Notices, Opening files -file set-up
  • Inputting data information obtained from Agents and freight forwarders
  • File Customs entries for clearance
  • Work with Customs and other Government agency to obtain release
  • Customer service
  • Billing of files
  • Very first involvement will be to do with ISF filing (import security filing)
  • Bill of lading tells you title of the goods, tells if the customer has paid the supplier, how much it is worth, and any extra regulations involved with that particular cargo.
  • Customs entry will be filed to the PGA (PARTNER GOVERNMENT AGECNY) and will need to comply to government guidelines to release the cargo.
  • Works with the CBP- (Custom border protection)
  • Works with quarantine issues
  • Deals with fees and duty taxes
  • Some documents to file to the US customs -commercial packing list , bill of lading ,certificate of origin , liaise with the PGA guidelines to clear the goods.
  • Signs documents on behalf of clients, using power of attorney.Please apply if you have the relevant skills for this position of 2 years minimum of current experience of customs entry writing working in the Freight Forwarding industry.

Keywords: FreightTAS, Dallas , Customs Entry Writer, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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