Ship Broker Resume

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Career Objective:

To work with a shipping company and utilize my four plus years of experience in serving as a negotiator between the ship owner and clients and arranging transportation of goods and commodities by sea.

Summary of Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of marine trade and customs procedures followed by Asian and European countries
  • Excellent communication, computer, and time-management skills
  • Complete familiarity with the laws and regulations of shipping industry
  • Capable of multitasking and handling many details in a short time
  • Ability to process, handle and manage freight shipping documents
  • Excellent negotiating, and people engagement skills
  • Skilled and professional in handling confidential information and closing deals

Work Experience:

Ship Broker
Flash Shipping Company, Plano, TX
September 2013 – Present

  • Interacting with clients and arranging freight shipping by sea
  • Coordinating with third parties, clients, and forwarding agents for transportation of goods
  • Maintaining and controlling a line of communication throughout the journey of ships
  • Researching and planning the most suitable sea route for shipment
  • Inspecting goods and taking extra precautions for hazardous goods, and calculating cost
  • Ensuring appropriate packing of goods to sustain onslaught of unpredictable weather

Ship Broker
ABC Company, Plano, TX
July 2012 – August 2013

  • Negotiated with clients on reducing weight of shipment, charges, and delivery schedule
  • Collected and processed documentation for customs clearance and insurance requirements
  • Complied with the international law for packing specifications and fiscal regimes
  • Arranged for insurance of shipment and provided assistance to clients in claiming damage
  • Prepared deal agreements and advised clients on gaining best deals
  • Handled and transported delicate cargoes with care


  • Bachelor’s of Science in Maritime Studies
    Plano University, Plano, TX


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