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Import Assistant
Job ID #: 2142

Business Unit: Kasper Location: New York, NY
Position Type: Full-time Department: Planning
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

The Kasper Group is an apparel industry leader, offering women wardrobe solutions for theirwear-to-work and special occasion dressing needs. Driven by excellence and exceptional talent, the Kasper Group has remained a forerunner in fashion for over 30 years. We are committed to delivering iconic brands (Kasper, Anne Klein, LeSuit), relevant fashions and trusted, quality products to our consumers. So be a part of the exceptional talent! We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Import Traffic Assistant. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Cargo tracking of import ocean shipments to ensure timely delivery.

  • Ensure “HOTS” are clearly indicated and tracked

  • Track customs release by working closely with our United States Customs Broker to ensure proper documentation, as to not delay clearance of ocean shipments       

  • Update SAP dates as needed, so that all parties have accurate information and delivery dates.

  • Proof and verify ocean shipments within Log Net and SAP to ensure accurate and timely creation of Inbound Delivery numbers.

  • Assist the compliance team in day to day activities.

  • Issue charge backs as needed for incorrect documents or systems errors that cause delay of ocean shipments

  • Communicate shipping instructions, vessel and flight schedules with the Freight Forwarder and Production teams to complete freight bookings.

  • Resolve Log Net, SAP and IA01 errors or rejections

  • Transmit commercial invoices to Customs Broker

  • Resolve SAP / WM issues for all DC’s and 3PL’s

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High School Diploma

  • 1-2 years import traffic experience

  • SAP and Log-Net dates updated timely and accurately.

  • Inbound freight processed and released timely.

  • All issues/questions are addressed with 24 hours of receipt.

  • Knowledge of Importing/Customs Brokerage/Freight Forwarding

  • Computer proficient in MS excel, word, outlook, Log-Net, and SAP.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Good verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail, problem solving and multitasking

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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