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General Forwarding Import Operator

Posted 8 September by Red Recruit Ltd Ended

General Forwarding Import Operator - Essex - VR/18080

Our client, an international transport and logistics company, is looking for a General Forwarding Import Operator to join their team in Essex.


  • Planning and arrangement of international consignments
  • Receiving of pre-advices and shipping documentation
  • Working with customers to provide all customs documentation on cross trade business
  • End to end monitoring of inbound and cross trade movements
  • Issuing notices of arrival for Sea, Air, Road & Courier shipments Cross-Trades
  • Issuing customs clearance instructions and ensuring 100% compliance with AEO and customs policy
  • Booking of FCL and LCL deliveries, inclusive of merchant haulages
  • Day to day invoicing and job costing
  • Follow up of purchase orders/shipments
  • Communication with overseas offices/partners


  • 3 years sea freight experience
  • Good telephone manner and customer service skills are essential
  • Attention to detail
  • Friendly, calm and professional manner
  • Ability to handle pressure and good time-management
  • Ability to adapt to change and work effectively as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm and self-motivated
  • Excellent ICT skills to include Microsoft packages
  • Dangerous goods by sea would be advantageous
  • 5 GSCEs

Reference: 33267676

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