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 October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $20 and $36. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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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DynCorp International LLC. - Springfield , VA
Documents, tracks and reports the flow of materials and equipment between requestor, approver, buyer, vendor, freight forwarder, receiving HUB and receiving site to ensure items are being delivered ...
Lensa - 16 days ago
PrideStaff - Herndon, VA - Dulles , VA
Support the daily operations of freight forwarding division. Coordinate door-to-door international export shipments. Responsible for supporting shipping needs of government and commercial accounts ...
ZipRecruiter - 60 days ago
Integrus Holdings, Inc - Winchester , VA
Route Collect/Third Party freight according to customers routing instructions per shipment * Coordinate distributor routing using customer's on-line EDI portals and update the warehouse management ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
PrideStaff - Herndon, VA - Dulles , VA
Knowledge of International Freight Forwarding operations (Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Customs Brokerage) * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Strong working knowledge of Microsoft ...
ZipRecruiter - 57 days ago
Titus Transport Holdings - Salem , VA
Monitor productive and on-time pick-up and delivery of freight at customer locations, and other functions * Communicate company safety program and enforce safety rules and compliance with all ...
ZipRecruiter - 90 days ago
Emerge - Richmond , VA
Independent Freight Agent Job Type: Full-time; Work from home Emerge is one of the fastest-growing startups in the U.S. and is transforming the $800 billion transportation and logistics industry with ...
TopUSAJobs - 60 days ago
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