Import-Export Clerk

Import-Export Clerks arrange the clearance and collection of imported cargo from customs and bond stores, and the shipment of cargo for export.

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    Overview

    Import-Export Clerks arrange the clearance and collection of imported cargo from customs and bond stores, and the shipment of cargo for export.

    Day-to-day

    • examines shipping documents and verifies cargo to be released
    • records customs clearance requirements and authorises collection of cargo
    • calculates storage and clearance charges and bills customers
    • receives details of outgoing cargo, and arranges bookings of freight space and collection of goods from customers
    • provides information to customers on custom tariffs, tariff classifications and concessions, and methods of clearing goods.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become an Import-Export Clerk

    • You can work as an Import-Export Clerk without formal qualifications, however, a certificate III, IV or diploma in customs broking, international freight, international trade or international business may be useful.

      Take a Certificate III in International Trade

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