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Freight Forwarder

Posted 8 March by Bennett & Game Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Freight Forwarder required to work for a growing logistics provider. Due to the on-going success and growth of the company they are looking for an enthusiastic Freight Forwarder to start a new role managing & developing International business.

The ideal candidate will have a proven background working within the freight and live within a commutable distance of Hayes.

Freight Forwarder Position Overview

  • Arranging appropriate packing, taking into account the climate, terrain, weight, cost and nature of goods and also the delivery and warehousing of goods at their final destination
  • Managing & Developing existing and new business
  • Negotiating contracts, transportation and handling costs
  • Obtaining, checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements
  • Offering consolidation services by air, sea and road, ensuring cost-effective and secure solutions to small shippers who have insufficient cargo to require their own dedicated units
  • Arranging insurance and assisting the client in the event of a claim
  • Arranging air transport
  • Dealing with special arrangements for transporting delicate cargoes
  • Arranging courier and specialist hand-carry services
  • Maintaining communication and control through all phases of the journey
  • Maintaining current knowledge of relevant legislation

Freight Forwarder Position Requirements

  • Minimum 1 years' experience in road Freight Forwarding role
  • Experience within International freight
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Teamwork, tact and good interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving ability, particularly when working under pressure

Freight Forwarder Position Remuneration

  • Salary £22,000 - £26,000 (Negotiable)
  • Monday - Friday (9:00 - 17:00) + Saturday (1 in 3 weeks - Work from home)
  • 28 days holiday including bank

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