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Logistics Import Operator

Posted 8 August by Midas Recruitment Ended

Our client, a leading British Logistics provider with Headquarters in Solihull are currently recruiting a number of Logistics Import Operators to join their expanding team and would suit either a fully experienced Operator looking or a new challenge or someone with experience of working within a similar role looking for a step up.

As an Import Operator you will be responsible for:

  • Arranging Haulage with shipping lines and hauliers
  • Negotiating and agreeing charges for all types of shipments to include containers
  • Developing and build relationships to ensure a high level of customer service is provided at all times
  • Resolving issues and responding quickly to customer enquiries
  • Communicating extensively both over the telephone, email and internet based systems with international agents and clients
  • Ensuring customers clearance documents are on hand prior to vessel arrival
  • Reporting on status of all shipments
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Liaising with the sales department in relation to client enquiries.

The successful candidate for the role of the Import Operator will have:

  • A clear understanding of how duty/VAT is calculated
  • Knowledge of when duty is applicable or should be reduced
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to complete Customs Freight Security Procedures
  • Capable of working in a high pressure environment whilst maintaining a calm exterior
  • The skill to prioritise a large number of tasks to ensure accuracy and deliver results
  • Commercially aware and able to grow repeat business

As the Import Operator you will require, a positive attitude, ambition and the ability to problem solve.

In return the Import Operator will receive a basic salary of £18,000 - £22,000 depending upon experience

If you think you have what it takes to apply for this role, please click apply and send us your CV.

Please Note: We do not contact or write to unsuccessful candidates. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of the closing date, you should presume that your application was unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • Freight
  • Haulage
  • Import
  • Logistics
  • Freight Forwarding

Reference: 33025723

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