Atlanta Georgia
Transportation and Documentation Coordinator



The Company

John S. James Co. was founded in 1941 in the city of Savannah, Georgia. Our mission of offering personalized service to the international transportation community quickly established our firm as a leader in the international freight forwarding and customs brokerage industries. Our founder’s initial vision, to provide unparalleled service to our customers, still resonates in our culture today. Our reputation for excellence is a direct result of our commitment to service and professionalism.

We are pleased to offer an attractive benefits package for all of our valued team members, which includes comprehensive insurance (including health, dental, vision, and life), 401(k), and a progressive paid time-off plan.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support primarily in the export department, providing back up assistance to the import and warehouse department.

The Responsibilities and Task

• Preparing pricing quotations for both import and export shipments. This will be a primary responsibility. This entails comparing rates/service and negotiating rates and agreements on behalf of the client.
• Arranging inbound international air shipments and delivery in the U.S.
• Working (without foreign agents) to coordinate both import and export shipments.
• Export booking and document preparation, to include both ocean and air.
• Coordinating all aspects of an export shipment to include pick-up and follow-up at destination.
• Arranging export inspections, as required.
• Loading or unloading trucks, as necessary.
• Packing goods in our warehouse to prepare for shipment.
• Following both C-TPAT and TSA guidelines and regulations regarding documentation, cargo handling and all other areas regulated by CBP and TSA.


• Must have 1 year of export documentation experience
• Must be able to pass a background check.
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
• Must be willing to operate a forklift (will train if necessary)

• Basic computer skills: Windows and Microsoft
• Exceptional verbal and written communications skills, required.
• High school diploma or equivalent, required


You can also apply for a general position at John S. James Co. using the link below.