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Import / Export Freight Forwarder

Posted 8 January by SDW Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Import Clerk | Export Clerk | Shipping Co-ordinator | Project Freight Forwarder

Do you have experience of managing import and/or export sea freight shipments? If so, we have a vacancy that may well be of interest. Our client is a well-established, leading freight forwarder, whose core business is more specialist cargo, moving anything from a boat, car to a helicopter and more. Our client has a solid reputation as an innovative and forward-thinking company, with many of its team having been in their employ for many years, successfully moving up the career ladder.

The Role:

As a Freight Forwarder you will be responsible for the start to finish process of moving import & export shipments, both containerised, out of gauge & breakbulk. You will be commercially minded with a real passion for logistics, showing that you are keen to advance your career. Your responsibilities will also include;

  • Negotiating and booking cargo with shipping lines
  • Completing Customs clearances, ensuring full compliance
  • Managing documentation flow, including Bills of Lading, Packing Lists, Commercial Invoices, Certificates of Origin & Licences.
  • Shipping out of gauge / project cargo
  • Arranging collection / delivery, and managing all the way to final destination.

Essential Criteria:

Import or Export experience (ideally both)

Sea Freight experience, 2 years +

Commercially minded

Excellent communication

Desirable Criteria:

Air, Sea & Road experience

Dangerous Goods

About the Company:

This is a position with a leading local freight forwarder that specialises in moving a wide range of cargo, from super yachts, classic cars to general freight across the globe. A unique chance for anyone with the relevant skill set/experience and a proactive attitude to join a leading company and become a specialist.

Salary & Benefits:

For the right candidate our client is looking to pay between £22-32k for the right person along with benefits.

For more information Apply Now!

Required skills

  • freight forwarding
  • logistics
  • import
  • shipping
  • expoert

Reference: 34048845

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