Global Logistics & Trade Compliance Specialist - Remote


Anywhere Remote only

Full time


May 14

FORTNA partners with the world’s leading brands to transform omnichannel and parcel distribution operations. Known world-wide for enabling companies to keep pace with digital disruption and growth objectives, we design and deliver solutions, powered by intelligent software, to optimize fast, accurate and cost-effective order fulfillment and last mile delivery. Our people, innovative approach and proprietary algorithms and tools ensure optimal operations design and material and information flow. We deliver exceptional value every day to our customers with comprehensive services and products including network strategy, distribution center operational design and implementation, material handling automated equipment, robotics and a comprehensive suite of lifecycle services.

Responsible for supporting the management of logistics, acting as a key point of contact with suppliers, internal customers, freight forwarders and carriers to arrange and expedite domestic and international deliveries.


  • Responsible for preparation of shipping documents for domestic and international shipments.
  • Responsible for providing timely responses to inquiries from internal clients, suppliers, and forwarders.
  • Responsible for maintaining Logistics mailbox (emails tagged and filed).
  • Responsible for updating logistics templates, as well as creating new ones.
  • Partner with Senior Manager for alignment on priority statuses maintaining a sense of urgency. Promptly escalate any issues to Management to address accordingly.
  • Monitor business partners and processes to ensure compliance with internal protocols and SOPs.
  • Responsible for issuing transportation and warehousing RFQs, including quote evaluations and cost/benefit analysis.
  • Assistance in monitoring forwarders’ KPIs.
  • Provide regular cost information to Senior Manager to ensure budget management and explore paths to increased savings.
  • Participate in trainings and certifications with the objective to become a subject matter expert on all aspects of trade compliance, tariff interpretation and classification, valuation, clearance, and brokerage, import and export compliance, and preferential trade programs.
  • Responsible for participating in company networks, sharing information, guidance, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Demonstrate the highest levels of integrity, character, and professionalism in every associate, customer, and client interaction.
  • Develop business recommendations for improvements to business functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in International Trade, Supply Chain, or a combination of related certifications and experience.
  • Experienced in project environment in previous Procurement & Supply Chain roles.
  • Advanced influencing, communication, and customer facing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform essential functions of the job.
  • Ability to travel domestically and may include internationally - 10% of the time.


  • 2 years of demonstrable Logistics and Trade Compliance experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS: When duties are performed in a typical office environment, extended periods of sitting at a desk and viewing a computer screen will be required. Also required is the ability to talk and hear, in person and by telephone; use of hands to handle, feel, or operate standard office equipment; and ability to reach with hands and arms. Associates are frequently required to walk and stand. The noise level in this work environment is usually quiet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

When travelling to Client sites, essential requirements of this position may require physical presence in various environments and locations. Physical stamina may be required for prolonged standing, bending,

stooping, and/or working in cramped quarters. Exposure to potentially dangerous tools and equipment amidst a variety of building materials is probable, as is occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment can vary from being relatively quiet, to moderate, to excessive. Safety shoes or boots may be required in certain situations. Additional safety clothing including gloves, hardhats, and devices to protect eyes, mouth, or hearing, will be worn as necessary.

This position description should not be considered all-inclusive.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.

It is the policy of FORTNA and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, FORTNA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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