Account Representative- CHB Import Entry Writer

North Charleston, SC, USA Req #1993
Thursday, March 9, 2023

See yourself at Odyssey.

Join the team as our new Account Representative- CHB Import Entry Writer!

Who We Are & Why We’re Hiring

Odyssey International Forwarding (OISI) Odyssey International Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey), is a one-stop shop; a fully integrated, asset-light based company that provides a complete set of international freight forwarding services. Odyssey International Services delivers unparalleled service for shipments moving inbound from Asia through the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest and East Coast, with flexibility, expedient customer service and the best value. We offer customized solutions and build partnerships with our customers to ensure their business needs are met. Our comprehensive knowledge of import and export processes and regulations enables us to design tailored, cost effective end-to-end international transportation solutions.

Based in vibrant N. Charleston, SC, Odyssey is on a journey to constantly innovate logistics. We’re actively recruiting for this key, high profile role in the company because we have experienced tremendous growth and would love for you to join us!

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About the Job:

The OISI Account Representative - CHB Import Entry Writer is primarily responsible for the preparation of customer’s import shipments, FCL and LCL and air, from origin to destination in compliance with company standards, customs, and government regulations.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Ensure that all required documents are received from customers for clearance of the shipment thru US Customs and any PGA that maybe required
  • Transmitting of clearance data to CBP via ABI.
  • Pay any collect charges due on shipments as required by customers.
  • Track all shipments to confirm to confirm ETA
  • Provide updates to customers regarding the status of their shipments.
  • Work with forwarders and steamship lines to receive arrival details on all shipments.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Billing of clearance charges, any charges paid out on a customer’s behalf, etc.


We recognize not all applicants have every skill or qualification to match a job description exactly. Odyssey values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets most required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!


  • Previous Import experience is required. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Employee must have or achieve through on-the-job training:
    • Ocean and air freight industry information
    • Carrier selection (ocean, air and domestic)
    • Knowledge to identify specialized cargo (hazardous, OOG, overweight)
    • Inco terms
    • NVOCC terminology and methods
    • Container specifications
    • Other/Partner government agency requirements
    • World Geography
    • Be able to read and understand the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)


This is an in-office role based in N. Charleston, SC.

Odyssey does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • North Charleston, SC, USA