The Work of Customs Broker
The work is intensive, moreover, it is very difficult to predict the amount of work. Broker works in high-stress conditions, because there is a need to work with large and valuable goods. In this profession employees do not have regular working schedule, but there are late shifts.
Advantages of this work
Dynamic and exciting work
World wide employment
You are able to help your country
Disadvantages of this work
Keen competition in labor market
Demands high concentration and responsibility
Work also at night, late shifts
Customs brokers might work as independent contractors and at airports, as well as within transportation, freight, and other companies that transport products internationally.
Warehouses (noliktavas)-a building, or a part of one, for the storage of goods
Keen competition (spraiga konkurence)-the activity or condition of striving to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others
Labor market (darba tirgus)-the market in which workers compete for jobs and employers compete for workers
Independent contractors (neatkarīgie uzņēmēji)-a person, who is owning and running a business, with the aim of making a profit