ADS Tactical
  • Operations
  • Virginia Beach, VA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vacation, 401(k), Super Fun & Engaging Work Environment!

ADS, Inc. is currently searching for a Import/Export Specialist to assist with our shipping requirements.



Coordinate international drop shipments, to include completing commercial invoices, filing EEI as required, creating a shipper's letter of instruction as needed, and any additional paperwork required for customs clearance.

Review/approve commercial invoices and AES filings for international shipments originating in the ADS warehouses.

Complete commercial invoices for all CNTPO and CNGT shipments as required.

Provide commercial invoices and customs clearance assistance for imports as needed.

Ensure proper execution of shipping requirements for letters of credit.

Maintain HTS codes in Oracle.

Develop relationships with freight forwarders in order to obtain and maintain the best possible service and cost, including final mile support.

Work with freight forwarders to ensure customs clearance is achieved on international freight in a timely manner. Track and provide status reports on all international shipments during transit.

Provide freight estimates for cost and total door-to-door transit time as requested.

Provide guidance and training to cross-functional groups throughout the organization on how to ship internationally.

Minimum Requirements

A minimum of 5 years of experience in export and import operations

A minimum of 5 years of experience in customs clearance requirements in South America, Africa and Southeast Asia.

Practical understanding of US laws and regulations governing exports and imports, to include experience in EAR, ITAR and CBP regulations.

Experience and understanding of shipping with a letter of credit.


Effective communication, orally and written.

Ability to manage tasks, deadlines, and projects effectively and on time.

Comfortable and able to work in an extremely fast paced, dynamic environment.

Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must have great attention to detail.

 ADS believes that a diverse work environment leads to bigger thinking and more creative solutions to our customers problems and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identification, national origin or any other legally protected characteristic.  We strive to represent our community with a workforce diverse in gender and ethnicity.  We actively seek out veterans and the disabled for opportunities at ADS.

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