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Customs Compliance Specialist


DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at 

Location: USA - Iselin, Wood Ave 

Division: Air & Sea 
Job Posting Title: Customs Compliance Specialist 
Time Type: Full Time

The Compliance Specialist’s key responsibilities is to: 


•    Execute compliance policies, training and monitoring to manage and minimize the company’s compliance risk and ensure optimal performance on customer accounts;  
•    Provide regulatory and compliance advice to customers;
•    Support communication of trade regulatory requirements and changes to customers; and 
•    Provide professional pre and post summary services as an additional revenue stream. 


Further Responsibilities:


•    Monitor Panalpina Compliance Dashboard daily and perform audit of files in accordance with company standard operating procedures.          

     Determine root cause and implement corrective actions within the Customs Services Center (CSC) / District to prevent future occurrence.  

•    Monitor compliance and timeliness and pursue preventive and corrective actions as needed.
•    Act as a Customs and Other Government Agency (PGA) compliance subject matter resource for the CSC and customers.
•    Research Customs and PGA topics raised by customers and provide advice and support to customers.
•    Monitor changes in regulatory compliance that impact customer base and communicate those changes.
•    Contribute to Customs Services customer alerts and newsletters.
•    Manage activity related to post-entry issues including post summary corrections, protests, and penalty notices and liquidated damage claims. 
•    Oversee the centralized Management and Control of TIB entries.
•    Address compliance issues and initiatives during CSC meetings and provide on-going training to address errors and performance issues identified during monitoring.
•    Create additional revenue streams through the execution of professional services related to binding ruling requests, responses to

     Notices of Action and Requests for Information, TIB Management, Post Summary Corrections, classification projects and other pre and post summary projects.
•    Upon identification of process or internal control gaps in country standards escalate for resolution to Trade Regulation Compliance and Country Customs Services’ Business Process Manager.  
•    Participate in quarterly business reviews with customers as the compliance liaison providing updates on regulation and customs operational changes that impact the customer.  
•    Identify controls and measurements to support and enhance the trade compliance efforts of accounts as part of providing additional          professional services.
•    Assist with special projects or assignments, as requested. 


Preferred Experience:


•     Establishing & utilizing internal controls (entries, paying duty & handling liquidations)
•     Brokerage branch monitoring 
•     Determining and declaring a Customs value for a company's transactions 
•     Classifying imported articles, saving and utilizing classification information 
•     Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and ACE Portal reports
•     Qualifying (or not) for duty free exemptions and free trade agreements
•     Using and knowledge of TIBs, bonded warehouses, Inbonds, FTZs, & drawback
•     Learning of, and dealing with, import restrictions and PGA requirements
•     Post entry activities - amendments, protests, claims, tenders and disclosures 
•     eRecord-keeping requirements and complying with the rules
•     Responding to Customs requests and actions
•     Dealing with liquidated damages & audits CBP trade priorities 
•     Cargowise one experience preferred
•     LCB preferred
•     Proficient in Excel

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 56,000 employees in more than 80 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.




Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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