Freight Forwarder

Get the Goods

How do shoes made in Asia get to the U.S.?

Goods move from one country to another thanks to freight forwarders. As travel agents for cargo, they book passage on planes, trains, ships and trucks for imports and exports, make sure everything has documents, and track items from origin to destination. Moving stuff requires people skills. Enjoy working with folks all around the world!

What it Pays

  • $43,890 median annual for mid-level experience in Los Angeles County
  • Median hourly range of $21.10 to $27.66 in California, based on experience level

What You'll Need

  • High school diploma or equivalent highly recommended
  • Clerical and communication skills
  • State License
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