Freight Operations Coordinator
We are now looking for an Operations Freight Forwarding clerk for a global freight forwarder based in Avonmouth, Bristol. Our client is looking due to expansion and development.
Dealing with all aspects of forwarding, being an effective contributor and leader of the operation within the branch is key to this freight forwarding role.
Handling all aspects of International and Domestic freight movements (Import, Export by Sea, Air and/or Land)
You will act as a conduit between customers and suppliers to ensure all needs are met within the specified delivery time, creating customs declarations in line with HMRC and current legislation, ensuring COD payments are collected prior to movement of goods, liasing with overseas offices for shipment movements, taking responsibility for monitoring progress and keeping the customer advised of the status. Providing lead information to other offices in the UK where relevant
In order to apply for this role you will have experience in a Multi-Modal position with current hands-on experience in Air Import/export and/or sea import/export. Educated to GCSE standard (minimum of 5) with the ability and confidence to deal with difficult customers if the need arises and the ability to consistently meet deadlines in a timely manner
You must also be very customer focused and have excellent customer service skills to apply for this role along with good administration skills. Ability to work under own supervision, reliable and meticulous on the financial aspects of the job.
Benefits: Salary 24,000-27,500, 25 days holiday pa, invitation to join subsidised BUPA annually in April, contributory pension, 4x salary life assurance.
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