Air Freight Co-ordinator - Freight Forwarding, Redditch

Posted 9 July by Willis Global Ltd

A well-established International Freight Forwarder offering import and export services via air, sea and road is recruiting for an Air Freight Co-ordinator to be based at modern offices in Redditch.

Main Purpose of the Role;
Handle import and export air freight operations from start to finish whilst offering exceptional service to customers.

Duties & Responsibilities;
• Manage the day to day Air Freight operations.
• Co-ordinate the export and import bookings of Air Freight jobs.
• Raising Job files and all of the appropriate operations paperwork.
• Processing jobs through the software system.
• Customs entries using the NES system.
• To be responsible for the daily checking of all Airfreight collections and deliveries and post flights and ensuring that clients are kept informed of any deviation to the agreed schedule
• Extensive client liaison and negotiation.
• Extensive supplier liaison and negotiation.

• Internal liaison with the sales team assisting with quotations and service information.
• Managing the jobs from quotation stage to final invoicing in line with the client expectations and communicating effectively any service issues.
• Maximising the gross profit by negotiating with the supplier base.
• Proactively contacting the existing clients to maximise business potential.
• Invoicing jobs on completion.

Skills & Experience Required;
• Ideally air freight operations experience.
• Excellent customer service experience
• Confident communication skills
• Good organisational skills
• Good attention to detail
• Can work to deadlines and handle pressure
• Quick thinker / problem solving
• Self-motivated and enthusiastic character
• Ability to work with and support a team

For full details please contact Willis Global - a leading Recruitment Consultancy for the Shipping & Logistics industry.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Import Export
  • International Logistics
  • Air Freight
  • Freight Forwarding

Application question

Do you have proven air freight operations experience?

Reference: 34112170

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