Import Freight Forwarder

Posted 8 January by SDW Recruitment

Import Clerk | Import Customs Clerk | Import Forwarder

Do you have a solid import freight forwarding background? Are you looking to make your next career move to a well-established freight forwarder & work alongside friendly colleagues in a positive & happy working environment?

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing import shipments from origin to destination for a number of clients, both small to medium sized importers to large retailers.

You will also be responsible for completing import Customs entries, so should be confident in classifying goods to the correct tariff number and clearing goods using various CPCs, including Home Use & CFSP.

Experience of arranging haulage and negotiating rates / compiling quotes would certainly be advantageous.

You will be a key player within the import department and will have the opportunity to advance your career as the company expands further.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous Import Forwarding experience
  • Customs entry knowledge
  • Good IT skills
  • Good customer service skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience in arranging transport
  • Experience in compiling quotations

About the Company:

Our client is an established freight forwarder with a good & well respected name within the industry, both locally and throughout the UK. The Felixstowe office has a friendly & professional team, and work in an enjoyable working environment.

Salary & Benefits:

Our client is offering a salary of between £23K & 28K, depending on experience.

Required skills

  • import
  • freight
  • shipping

Reference: 34047456

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