Import Logistics Administrator
Bunzl - St. Louis, MO

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An international distribution and outsourcing group headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. We supply a wide range of over 250,000 different supply items to food processor, supermarkets, the non-food retail industry, convenience stores and other users.

Bunzl Distribution owns and operates more than 85 warehouses serving all 50 states, Puerto Rico, as well as Canada, the Caribbean and all of Mexico. In North America, we employ over 3,500 plus employees and sales are in excess of $5 billion annually. Below is an outline of the various business segments in North America.

R3 (Redistribution) - R3 is a business segment that delivers the best, most efficient solutions to support the growth and profitability of our business customers. The markets serviced by R3 include foodservice (serving restaurants, hotels and airlines), janitorial/sanitation, industrial/safety and medical/surgical distributors.

Processor - Bunzl's Processor Division provides the protein and food processing industry with an extensive array of maintenance, operating, and employee supplies. We stock more than 25,000 food processing and plant operating items to help our customers meet their business needs.

Retail - Bunzl Distribution provides outsourcing services and distribution to some of North America's leading retailers. We primarily provide store operating supplies like boxes and wrap, as well as retail carry-out bags and other goods for resale.

Convenience Store - Bunzl is a leading provider of operating supplies and retail goods to convenience store wholesalers and retailers. We offer more than 3,000 products to this market, including paper products, soap, and sanitation and cleaning supplies.

Safety - R3 Safety is America's only true logistics redistributor of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) products. We provide service to distributors in the construction, industrial, hardware, jan/san, rental, electrical, safety and welding markets throughout the United States and Canada.

Janitorial/Sanitation - Bunzl is a leading distributor of janitorial/sanitation products selling a general housekeeping line, laundry items, floor equipment, soaps, chemicals and equipment servicing healthcare facilities, retail companies, and miscellaneous commercial industries.

This position will be responsible for various aspects of the import order process from order receipt through final order shipment. This includes but is not limited to order entry, customer pricing, order tracking, invoicing and documentation. Additionally, this position will support the Import Operations Manager in the daily management of international transportation related questions, data maintenance and cost control.

Issue resolution with customers, including tracking containers, working with Import broker to assure containers are being dispatched to truckers and that delivery appointments are being met in a timely fashion

Maintain accurate booking instructions by customer to ensure accurate and cost effective container routing

Update AS400 system with shipment information including container numbers, seal numbers, and bill of lading information and retrigger Advance Ship Notices into our on line tracking system to ensure accurate data reporting

Monitor carrier data feeds related to ETD and ETA in our online tracking system and work with compliance team to improve carrier EDI data accuracy as needed

Create daily invoices for overseas product shipments

Audit freight bills to ensure the most economical carrier method is being used

Work with customers and carriers to resolve per diem, storage, and detention issuers and ensure billing accuracy

Update the Import order and tracking report daily to include any external customer reports for order tracking

Assist in maintaining customer price files


High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelor's degree preferred

Minimum of 2 years related customer service or international transportation experience is required

Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills

Possess exceptional customer service, issue resolution and extensive analytical skills

Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment as a self starter

Must be detail oriented and able to undertake projects with minimal supervision

Previous experience with the AS400 system preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

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