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Specialist, Entry Writer

Requisition Id:  320222
Business Unit:  Freight Forwarding

Union City, CA, US, 94587


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Specialist, Entry Writer, you will prepare, compile and manage documentation and records to clear goods through U.S. Customs. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build a career you can be proud of.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Prepare customs entries for all shipments to be submitted to and released from U.S. Customs in a timely manner
  • Review documents to check for accuracy and ensure compliance with customs regulations
  • Create invoices for duty and entry charges to be sent to the billing department
  • Store files and enter information into system
  • Develop and maintain customer profiles
  • Manage daily tracking report for open shipments

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 1 year of customs brokerage experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Associate degree in Business or Logistics
  • 5 years of experience in customs brokerage
  • Strong analytical, communication and time management skills

Be part of something big.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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