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Req ID: P25-115101-1

Import Forwarding Agent

Facility Operations
  • Company: FedEx Logistics
  • Category: Facility Operations
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Worker Sub-Type: Regular
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours:
  • Remote: No
  • Location: 1144 West Bethel Road, Coppell, TX 75019, United States


Here is what you get as a FedEx Employee:

At FedEx Logistics, you’ll find everything you’d expect of a people-first, global industry leader. FedEx offer a chance at a long rewarding career within one of the World’s Top Companies. From benefits to special training to advancement opportunities, our offering is deep and wide to match our commitment to your career aspirations. Employee compensation and rewards are structured to acknowledge individual effort, stimulate new ideas, encourage outstanding performance, and promote teamwork.

FedEx offers an attractive and comprehensive package of pay benefits and quality of Work/Life programs.

  • Salary Increases - Salary increase based on individual performance.
  • Tuition Assistance - Subsidy for continuous learning and education
  • Paid Time Off - Vacation, holiday, sick leave
  • Health Care Program - Medical coverage and dental coverage
  • Additional Benefits - Life, Disability (short/long term)
  • 401(k) Program - Financial security in retirement
  • Reduced Shipping Rate - Exclusive discounts for personal shipping
  • LifeCare and LifeMart Benefits - Discount programs (e.g., car, restaurants, movies, daycare, pet care and more

Import Forwarding Agent:

To provide customers with the highest quality service by providing consistent customer service and shipment processing in order to ensure timely movement of freight/cargo.

  • Provide and ensure a high level of customer service by developing and maintaining a strong relationship with customers' front line personnel in the various operating divisions and subsidiaries.
  • Prepare, analyze, and/or submit documentation to the appropriate parties (agents and clients) in order to ensure they are in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations relating to transportation.
  • Anticipate, identify, and resolve problems which could delay the timely release or movement of freight.
  • Maintain relationships with correspondent brokers, T&B, and other service providers to ensure that agents exceed the customers' service requirements.
  • Resolve banking and letter of credit problems.
  • Advise customers on payment terms.
  • Resolve billing issues and ensure that invoicing and vendor payments are billed accurately.
  • Complete accurate data input or corrections into computer files.
  • Develop rates and/or provide quotes for the movement of freight.
  • Resolve billing issues on customer's behalf.
  • Generate special manual reports to meet customer’s needs.
  • Ensure all communication with internal and external customers is updated timely
  • Responsible for freight forwarding functions, which consist of: coordinating customer booking requests, setting-up new shipper, assisting with restricted articles submission, etc.
  • Complete import/export documentation in accordance with international trade regulations.
  • Engage with clients related to billing disputes, status of shipments, developing new lanes, improving service, etc.
  • Dispatch carriers to pick up at company locations and customer related distribution centers
  • Track and trace functions, including entry of all milestones and exceptions.
  • Work all iServe cases.
  • Coordinate oversized and out of gauge shipments.
  • Handle Hazmat shipment
  • The incumbent(s) of this position is expected to perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Strong customer svc, organizational, and communication (written/oral) skills.
  • Knowledge of freight forwarding or logistic required.
  • Working knowledge of air export regulations, if appropriate, related to export and Schedule B tariff classification.
  • Banking requirements for international trade
  • Regulations regarding dangerous goods shipping & foreign regulations.
  • Familiarity with handling hazardous materials
  • Knowledge of regulations for import/export related to DOT.
  • Basic math skills for conversions to metric and currency evaluations.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in freight forwarding or logistics or work/field experience.

Shift: Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm

Location: In Office-near DFW Airport

Preferred Qualifications: Shift: Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm 1 yr experience in Air Import tracking, tracing, and completing the documentation to move freight.

Pay Transparency:   


Additional Details: 

FedEx Logistics provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Logistics, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

FedEx Logistics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

Equal Employment Opportunity: As a federal government contractor, we are committed to employ and promote qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans (including, but not limited to, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. Our philosophy and commitment to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination is the bedrock to job opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status (i.e. race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth, or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.) Click here and here to read more about "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

FedEx Logistics will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FAIR Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHOO) for the City of Los Angeles (LAMC 189.00)

FedEx Logistics will not rely on the wage history of a prospective employee from any current or former employer when determining the wages for such individual at any stage in the employment process, including in the negotiation or drafting of any employment contract in accordance with Philadelphia Ordinance No. 160840.