DHL Global Forwarding Freight Forwarding Administrative Assistant in McAllen, Texas


Job Title: Freight Forwarding Administrative Assistant

Job Location: McAllen, TX

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF's logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers' increasing demand for multimodal shipments. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at

We have an exciting opportunity for a Freight Forwarding Administrative Assistant to support the station’s daily operations. This position will be based at our McAllen, TX location.

Key Responsibilities :

·Station A/P and A/R and coordinate follow up with DGF A/P

·Timely process of vendor payments and statements

·Support/control of ordering warehouse and office supplies

·Responsible for cost analysis and maintenance of station reports

·Coordinate/plan station events and support all departments

·Miscellaneous duties may be assigned

Skills / Requirements :

·Previous administrative experience in supporting multiple departments and leaders

·Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

·Very strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook)

·Strong prioritization and organizational skills

·Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:

·The largest global network with more than 30,000 passionate employees

·The most efficient processes and fastest response times

·The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision : The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission : Excellence. Simply delivered.

Our Purpose : We connect people, improving their lives.

Our Values : Respect & Results

Our Goals : Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

WHY JOIN our DHL team ?

At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its employees, society and environment.You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL.We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance.DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans.

In addition, DHL offers the following:

·Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick

·Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans

·401K plan with a match

·Employee Discount plan

·Tuition Assistance Plan

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

Work Authorization :

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.