Export Compliance Specialist

R+L Global Logistics

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Full time


May 16

Export Consulting & Compliance Specialist is responsible for creating and building a dynamic Export Consulting program. The successful candidate will serve as a subject matter expert for export compliance, interfacing with internal and external customers to provide guidance and assistance.

Export Consulting & Compliance Specialist responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Create and build a dynamic Export Consulting program
  • Interface and contribute knowledge with internal and external customers in export trade compliance matters
  • Lead in sales and business development activities including making daily calls to prospects, joining calls with prospects, preparing presentations, responding to RFQ’s, drafting proposals and SOWs, and determining pricing
  • Gather and analyze information efficiently and develop cost effective and practical export compliance programs
  • Assign Schedule B and ECCN codes to new and existing products
  • Assist customers in establishing an export customs compliance manual
  • Deliver presentations and training, field customer questions, assist in developing best practices, work with internal partners to refine and streamline our technology
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for export compliance, providing advice and guidance on compliance, policies and procedures
  • Participate in trade compliance meetings and discussions at the business, group and corporate level and manage multiple projects
  • Provide expert guidance and strategic recommendations to our leads and our customers
  • Review and identify export compliance issues and mitigate risk
  • Drive continuous improvement ensuring best practice sharing and constant drive for cost excellence
  • Keep current with developing trends, new regulations and export programs

Qualification, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field of study or equivalent education plus work experience
  • 3 years’ relevant experience in Export rules and regulations
  • 3 years’ experience in selling export compliance programs and calling prospects
  • Previous experience developing and implementing export training programs
  • Previous experience with transportation management systems/software; CargoWise preferred
  • Ability to conceptualize, create and implement an export consulting program
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of regulatory compliance with export laws and regulations and audit practices
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Highly self-motivated, results-driven and strategically minded
  • Excited by fast pace of the customs and logistics business
  • Possess a strong business acumen
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

R+L Global Logistics is a world-class provider of high quality domestic and international logistics and supply chain services, with a reputation for offering the highest quality freight solutions and services to our customers. We have 14 offices across the country, with locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, Fort Myers, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Laredo, Los Angeles, Nashville, Newark, Ocala, Orlando and San Antonio allowing our logistics team to optimize the supply chain process for our customers.

Why our employees love working at R+L Global Logistics

  • Values “I love working for a company that I am proud to represent based on its morals and people”Opportunities “It’s exciting to play a part in building an organization knowing that as you succeed, more and more opportunities become available
  • People “While we are a larger company, I’ve still been able to form new friendships and relationships with the people around me”
  • Leadership “I love coming in each day and knowing that I my opinion matters to our leadership team
  • Exciting Benefits Including Vacation Properties “I love being able to go to Fort Myers Beach for a weekend getaway


Company Vacation Properties, PTO, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance, Pet Insurance and Group Home & Auto Insurance

R+L Global Logistics will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. R+L Global Logistics will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for an assessment or job interview) if so requested. When completing this application, you may exclude information that would disclose or otherwise reference your race, religion, age, sex, genetic, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by federal or state law.

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