Freight forwarder Job at DSV, Nashville, TN

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  • DSV
  • Nashville, TN

Job Description

Full job description

If you are a current DSV employee and interested in a position in another country,please contact your Human Resource representative to discuss the process and requirements of applying.

Job area: Freight Forwarding

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 3rd largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers. Read more at



Location: USA - Nashville, BNA Dr

Division: Air & Sea
Job Posting Title: Freight Forwarder Ocean Import
Time Type: Full Time



Freight Forwarder Ocean Import




An Ocean Import Freight Forwarder is responsible for managing the importation of goods by ocean, including all aspects of the logistics process such as customs clearance, carrier booking, cargo tracking, and delivery to the final destination. This role involves coordinating with various parties including carriers, customs brokers, and trucking companies to ensure timely and efficient delivery of goods.



Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the importation of goods by ocean, including customs clearance and delivery to the final destination
  • Coordinate with carriers, customs brokers, and trucking companies to ensure timely delivery of goods
  • Track shipments and provide updates to customers as needed
  • Prepare and submit required documentation for customs clearance, including commercial invoices, bills of lading, and other relevant paperwork
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and laws, including customs regulations and trade laws
  • Manage relationships with customers and provide exceptional customer service

Educational background / Work experience

  • Prior experience in freight forwarding, logistics, or a related field is preferred
  • Experience in ocean imports is highly desirable


Skills & Competencies

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, such as calculating costs and rates


Other Skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment


Function / Market & Industry Knowledge / Business Acumen / Processes

  • Knowledge of ocean freight logistics and customs regulations
  • Understanding of trade laws and regulations


Language skills

  • Fluency in English is required
  • Knowledge of additional languages is a plus


Computer Literacy

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with logistics software and systems is preferred



At Will Employment
DSV Air & Sea Inc. employees are hired for an undefined period of time as “at will” employees. This means that an employee may be terminated for any reason, or no reason at all, at any time, provided the discharge does not violate any law*. Additionally, each employee has the right to terminate his/her employment at any time. *Except if employed in Montana, where termination requires just cause.



For this position, the expected base pay is: $21.00 - $28.25 / Hourly . Actual base compensation will be determined based on various factors including job-related knowledge, geographical location, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations.



DSV does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our website, employees, or Human Resources. DSV will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of DSV and will be processed accordingly without fees.

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, disability, veteran status, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of approximately 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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