Freight Forwarder Salary in the United States

How much does a Freight Forwarder make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Freight Forwarder in the United States is $25 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $20 and $35. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Freight Forwarder?

A Freight Forwarder, forwarder, or forwarding agent, also known as a non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC), is a person or company that organizes shipments for individuals or corporations to get goods from the manufacturer or producer to a market, customer or final point of distribution. Forwarders contract with a carrier or often multiple carriers to move the goods. A forwarder does not move the goods but acts as an expert in the logistics network. The carriers can use a variety of shipping modes, including ships, airplanes, trucks, and railroads, and often use multiple modes for a sing...

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ZipRecruiter - 3 days ago
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Customer Service Representative (Freight / Logistics) We are seeking a friendly Customer Service Rep with a background in freight and logistic! This person would work directly with customers to ...
ZipRecruiter - 10 days ago
Talmo & Associates - Bensenville , IL
Candidates must have strong background in Freight Forwarding, able to work in fast-paced environment, while maintaining clear communication with Customers, Logistics service providers, Warehouses and ...
JobsinLogistics - 8 days ago
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