Freight Forwarder - Contract Logistics - About the Company
The business is a long establish Freight Forwarding provider and have a global presence with multiple sites in the UK and worldwide. They offer air, ocean and road supply chain and logistics solutions into numerous industries.
The business also specialise in project freight which will give you variety in the roles.
The business are looking to grow the team and recruiting for a Freight Forwarder with at least 2 years experience.
You must have experience in Ocean Freight but multimodal would be a preference. Training will be given if necessary but you MUST have experience of OCEAN freight. They offer career stability, career progression and a great working environment.
Freight Forwarder - Contract Logistics - The Rewards
£20,000 - £24,000 Pension Career development
£20,000 - £24,000
Freight Forwarder - Contract Logistics - Requirements
- At least 2 years experience within freight logistics
- Ocean freight experience essential / multimodal experience would be a preference
- Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure
- Knowledge of import and export activities
- Experience within freight operations (end to end logistics)
- Excellent organisational, problem solving and decision making skills
Freight Forwarder - Contract Logistics - Responsibilities
- Make sure all documentation completed and correct
- Be client facing
- Quote negotiation
- Manage purchase invoices
- Raise sales invoices
- Organising cargo by any or a combination of transport modes
- Liaise with customers to obtain shipment authorisations
- Monitor and manage cargo movements from origin to final point of destination
- Ensure full compliance of appropriate legislation and regulations and all documentation relevant to the movement of cargo
- Manage Customs processes necessary for the export of shipments
- Obtain rates and prepare quotations on request or on receipt of a booking
- To perform any other duties not defined in the job description as reasonably requested / expected by the Company