Transportation Agent Intern (Opportunity Knocks)

  • 1015 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
  • Intern

Company Description

Opportunity Knocks is a temporary, paid internship program within Expeditors to assist in the professional development of underserved youth and young adults without a degree, typically between the ages of 16 and 24.

Expeditors is a leader in the international transportation industry looking for motivated team players who desire a challenging and rewarding place to work. Expeditors culture of organic growth and promotion from within great people.

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.

  • 16,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systems

Job Description

Ensure the proper and timely movement of freight and information, while complying with internal and external requirements and providing exceptional customer service.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Adherence to Operational Process Standards
  • Daily tracking of shipments and corresponding documents
  • Work with the team to provide solutions to customers
  • Comply with customer requirements and procedures
  • Proactively communicate timely status updates to customers
  • Communicate with international and domestic customers and offices
  • Update shipment information in the Expeditors system
  • Track and trace international cargo
  • Timely settlement of shipments and filing of Tariffs
  • Preparation of reports, as required
  • Prepare and process international documentation
  • Comply with US and foreign regulations


  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Attention to detail, curiosity, professionalism, integrity, sense of humor
  • Ability to work independently, but also to seek help when needed to accomplish goals
  • Excellent attendance practices
  • Global geographic knowledge and multi-lingual abilities are always desired

Additional Information

  • Part-time, temporary internship
  • Opportunity for promotion
  • Ability to develop
  • Professional Training Plan
  • Intern will learn about Expeditors and the logistics industry
  • Networking with Expeditors employees and fellow interns is available
  • 1-2 hours of industry or skill training per week

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