An opportunity is available with this small Heathrow based freight agent for an experienced import professional, knowledge of air essential, sea freight advantageous, good working conditions, friendly team
Creating and building job files
Tracking and monitoring import pre alerts
Must be proficient in preparing and submitting customs import entries.
Have a basic all round knowledge of customs procedure codes Confident speaking to and dealing with airlines and ground handling agents.
Arranging airline and bond collection with hauliers for ultimate onward delivery to end client either on an overnight or dedicated delivery dependent on client’s needs.
Good telephone manner
Proficient with outlook as role can be email intensive at times especially with our overseas partners.
Experience in quoting overseas agents for DDU/DDP shipments would be an advantage.
Will be required to raise and send debit notes directly to clients for import shipments handled through internal computer software.
Will be working within a small team.
Flexible attitude towards out of hour’s clearances i.e. Evenings and/or weekends shared between the team. (Overtime paid)