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Logistics Specialist



manhasset, ny, usa
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

About MHW

MHW reinvented how alcoholic beverages go to market in the United States and provides industry-leading solutions for market access, sales fulfillment, and compliance management to producers and importers of alcoholic beverage globally. We have helped many of the most successful brands in alcohol enter and excel in the US market. And we are in growth mode to help the next generations of brands achieve outsized success in a highly competitive environment.

The Work You'll Do:

Active, growing wine & spirits importer and back-office service provider seeks top-notch employee to join our logistics team. In this role you will coordinate the import of ocean containers, airfreight and overland shipments from around the world, and domestic transfers and inbounds from suppliers across North America. You will interact with freight forwarders, customs brokers, truckers and 3PL warehouses, as well as international and domestic wineries and distilleries and their local representatives, to ensure timely and accurate transport, clearance and receipt of product. Logistics is at the core of what we do as a company and integral to our clients’ success.

You would be joining a service-oriented company on a dedicated and supportive team of seasoned and experienced employees. We are known for excellence in our industry and take pride in the quality of our work and in helping each other succeed and grow. The work is fast-paced but rewarding.

More specifically, you will:

  • Obtain shipping quotes with international freight forwarders and domestic truckers
  • Reconcile shipping documentation to ensure regulatory compliance and seamless Customs clearance
  • Monitor international container shipments from origin to final destination
  • Liaise with our US Customs broker on ISF, FDA, CBMA, and clearance processes
  • Maintain records for international and domestic inbound shipments
  • Troubleshoot Customs, port, and domestic freight issues
  • Provide updates to clients on the status of inbound shipments
  • Create and receive purchase orders in ERP system
  • Manage inbound inventory data (identify existing SKUs and set up new SKUs for inbound POs)
  • Coordinate inbound deliveries and receiving with our warehouse partners
  • Arrange local and cross-country domestic freight for supplier pickups, warehouse transfers, and RTVs
  • Work closely with order and inventory departments to ensure timely and accurate product flow
  • Track and resolve shipping-related inventory issues (mis-ships, returns, corrections)
  • Process inventory adjustments on inbound POs (damage, loss, SKU change, etc.)
  • Assist with reconciling inventory records to identify and resolve variances

What We Need From You

  • Prior experience in import/export and/or domestic logistics is preferred
  • Experience with customer service and client interaction
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Accurate and efficient data entry
  • Consistent follow-up and follow-through on time-sensitive issues
  • A team-oriented mindset
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; able to type 45 WPM
  • Ability to field a high volume of emails and other communications
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and Outlook
  • Due to client contractual obligations, the successful candidate will be asked to clear a background check drug test; upon hire

MHW Employee Benefits

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Generous 401k Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Company-seeded and matched HSA (Health Savings Account)

MHW is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that celebrates diversity and where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate against race, color, religions, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic provided by law.