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Logistics Import Assistant Job

DATE: Jun 8, 2017

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 71725 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Supply Chain 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


Basic Function: Become sufficient on various procedures used within DSW to process purchase orders, prepare LC or W/T documents, process payment for first cost merchandise and subsequent invoices.  Perform post entry review and maintain record keeping for all Import documentation.

Essential Functions                          

  • Review purchase orders submitted for accuracy. (such as duty/commission rate, FOB point).
  • Match vendors proforma to the purchase order
  • Enter Letters of Credit for processing
  • Print shipping documents and match corresponding purchase orders for preparation of duty classification
  • Forward all shipping manifest to DSW inbound transportation team
  • Review L/C W/T documents for payment approval
  • Process vendor invoices for payment approval
  • Perform post entry review of the 7501 for broker accuracy
  • Scan all Import documentation using OnBase
  • Assist in the origin shipment approvals                                                                                                                     
  • Maintain open relationship with buyer’s
  • Open communication with manger
  • Perform general office clerical duties such as making and setting up file folders
  • Maintaining filing cabinets and boxing up files as needed for off- site storage
  • Maintain spreadsheets
  • Maintain record keeping


  •  Must be detail oriented
  • Basic computer knowledge, i.e – Microsoft Office tools, Excel, Word
  • Basic knowledge of office equipment
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines


High School Diploma

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant or associate who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should contact Human Resources to request that accommodation. 


Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: Logistics, Shipping and Receiving, Clerical, Supply, Supply Chain, Operations, Administrative