Freight Forwarder Salary in the United States

How much does a Freight Forwarder make in the United States? The average Freight Forwarder salary in the United States is $51,211 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $40,734 and $72,924. Salary ranges 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. 

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$40,734 to $72,924
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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...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Freight Forwarder
Talmo & Associates Inc. - Seattle , WA
International Freight Forwarder. In business over 25 years. Employee-Owned Company. An Excellent Benefits Package is offered including: Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Plan, 10 Paid Holidays per year ...
JobsinLogistics - 5 days ago
NNR Global Logistics - Hayward , CA
... freight forwarding operations and TSA security regulations. • Federal regulations that pertain to international export of shipments. • Excellent written and oral communications skills. • Able ...
Jobble, Inc. - Today
Senior Business Development Account Executive - Freight Forwarding Sales. Key Word - Senior Meaning Experienced for High Pay and Comp Very Exciting Opportunity to Earn Commissions on Volume and ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Ottimo Resources - El Segundo , CA
A leading Logistics and Freight company seeking dynamic Logistics Coordinator for routing of shipments and providing excellent Customer Service! Coordinate and maintain all transport; as well as ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Talmo & Associates Inc. - Torrance , CA
EXPORT COORDINATOR - OCEAN FREIGHT Freight forwarder- International Logistics Co. JOB SUMMARY: Due to continued growth, International freight forwarder is seeking a qualified Export Coordinator to ...
JobsinLogistics - 4 days ago
Established freight forwarder located in Jamaica, NY seeks an Inside Sales Support Specialist. A day in the life: • Work closely with sales team within assigned territory and review traffic (or ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
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