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Expeditors Assistance Trade Manager - The Americas in Seattle, Washington

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors, you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 18,000 trained professionals

  • 300+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems

Perform Trade management duties for Ocean Cargo Services in The Americas with vision, leadership, energy, professionalism, and support in conjunction with the Global Ocean Cargo Group(s). Maintain adherence to The Company’s policy and procedures while displaying and communicating The Company’s goals and culture. The position will be responsible for developing strategies that match our corporate objectives and executing these strategies utilizing corporate and staff resources as deemed necessary.

  • College graduate or actively involved in securing a degree

  • 2+ year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (Preferred)

  • Ocean Cargo knowledge including pricing, processes, and operations (Preferred)

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend and effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results

  • Pro-active, strong organizational skills and time management 

  • Advanced computer skills (Excel, Word)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Fluent in English

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

Allocation Management

·         Capacity Planning

·         Analyze and forecast shortfall and overages

·         Services string administration

Trade Management

·         Commercial development Intra Americas

·         Carrier Management

·         Services as a bridge with Districts and Pricing

General Support

  • Update RFQ Pricing for FCL/LCL.

  • Development of reports

  • Maintain Rate Database

  • Projects supporting America’s Ocean initiatives.

Personal Development:

  • Meets company standards of 52 hours of training per year per employee.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of the industry.


  • Adhere to the company’s 10 cultural attributes: Appearance, Attitude, Confidence, Curiosity, Excellence, Integrity, Pride, Resolute, Sense of Humor, and Visionary.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.