Logistics Coordinator

Odyssey International, Inc., 305 Bridgepoint Drive, South Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America Req #1982
Friday, March 3, 2023

See yourself at Odyssey. 
Join the team as our new 
Logistics Coordinator

Who We Are & Why We’re Hiring 
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 South Saint Paul, MN 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! 

Visit us at: www.OdysseyLogistics.com/careers 

About the Job: 
The Export Agent will service existing customer base. Assure accuracy and completeness of quotes, services, documentation, and billing for export services.  Establish and maintain new export business opportunities from both existing and new customer sources. Acquires necessary documentation and direction in a timely manner to serve customer needs. Arranging and tracking logistic services that assure accurate and timely handling of product by air/ocean carriers and customs, FMC and CFR regulations, IATA and TSA Guidelines. Oversee and monitor the preparation of documents and assures complete/accurate files
In This Role, You Will: 

  • Serve the customer needs and interact with all contacts, in a customer focused fashion at all times
  • Oversee/monitor/assist in the preparation of accurate customs export documents in a timely manner from source documents (checking for accuracy) taking responsibility for completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the transaction.
  • Arrange shipping documentation, clearances, shipping mode, delivery, tracking and notification.
  • Assure that interaction regarding customs, air carriers, ocean carriers and domestic carriers is coordinated to arrange for handling of product from source to delivery.
  • Communicate with exporter to assure that all information is accurate and timely, assuring compliance with requirements.
  • Assure that AES are submitted in a timely manner and coordinated with logistic schedules.
  • Assure that complete and accurate files for documentation and compliance purposes are maintained.
  • Assure that invoices are prepared and submitted with all appropriate charges, back up information/documentation and export package to customer in a timely manner.
  • Respond to customer and/or agent inquiries in a timely manner. Provide timely shipment status updates to customer.
  • Establish, maintain and capitalize on export business opportunities.
  • Obtain revenue goals in support of location and organization objectives.
  • Make presentations and quotes to prospective and existing accounts to propose rate structure and service options.
  • Maintain existing business and secure contact with new sales leads and prospective accounts within geographic territory.
  • Document/report all sales contacts, quotations and follow-up interaction with outside sales staff.
  • In an accurate and timely fashion, prepare and submit sales activity reports and expense reports.
  • Must present self at sales calls, appointments, and all client contacts in professional manner. Employee will dress appropriately in a fashion that reflects the professional image of Odyssey International Services at all company/client related encounters.
  • Work as a team member on other department processes and duties as assigned.
  • Supports and actively complies with the security duties and responsibilities described in the C-TPAT Security Program and IACSSP document which was received and signed.

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! 


  • 1 year logistics experience required 
  • Must possess excellent business, negotiation and leadership abilities with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Employee must have basic user knowledge of computer programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Employee must have or achieve through on-the-job training:
    • Ocean and air freight industry information
    • Carrier selection (ocean, air and domestic)
    • Basic knowledge to identify specialized cargo (hazardous, OOG, overweight)
    • Inco terms
    • NVOCC terminology and methods
    • Container specifications
    • Export documentation
    • Letters of credit and other banking documents
    • Legalization requirements
    • US Department of Commerce and State Department export licenses
    • Other government agency requirements
    • World Geography



This is an in-office role based in South Saint Paul, MN
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
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  • Odyssey International, Inc., 305 Bridgepoint Drive, South Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States of America