Import Freight Forwarder

Posted 18 October by SDW Recruitment Ltd
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Import Coordinator | Sea Freight Forwarder | Freight Forwarder

Do you have experience of handling import sea freight shipments? If so, we have a vacancy that may 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. A unique opportunity for candidates with freight forwarding experience.

The Role:

As Import Sea Freight Coordinator you will be responsible for the start to finish process of forwarding and finding the correct solution for your client. You will be commercially minded with a real passion for logistics, showing that you are keen to advance your career. Working in a small team you will be covering all aspects of the forwarding process, working alongside the best, in a varied and detailed role. Your responsibilities will also include; negotiating and booking cargo with shipping lines, completing Customs clearances, ensuring full compliance & shipping out of gauge / project cargo. Along with;

  • Managing documentation flow, including Bills of Lading, Packing Lists, Commercial Invoices, Certificates of Origin & Licences.
  • Arranging collection / delivery, and managing all the way to final destination

Essential Criteria:

  • Import Sea Freight experience, 2 years +
  • Commercially minded
  • Excellent communication

Desirable Criteria:

  • Multi modal background

About the Company:

This is a position with a leading global 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. Furthermore, there is an excellent scope for progression and the opportunity to learn all modes of freight forwarding on a global scale.

Salary & Benefits:

For the position of Sea Freight Forwarder our client is looking to pay between £22-26k for the right person along with benefits.

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Required skills

  • export
  • import
  • project
  • shipping
  • liner

Reference: 36393603

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