Ocean Export Coordinator

Posted 9 April by Xcel Recruit

Our client offers specialist services within the shipping and logistics sector and they are now seeking an Ocean Export Coordinator to join their team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with day to day management of departmental Export FCL bookings including documentation, customs entries, releases & deliveries and invoicing.
  • Interaction with customers, team members and all internal departments including Sales, Operations & Finance.

Duties:

  • Liaise with customers and other departments during the booking process ensuring all bookings are handled in accordance with agreed procedures and payment terms.
  • Assist with placing of bookings with respective shipping line / carrier / agent.
  • Liaise with customers to ensure correct documentation is received for shipment and forwarded to the shipping lines as necessary.
  • Ensure shipping lines have instruction for bills of lading and UCR references in a timely manner.
  • Ensure customer has received copy of draft bill of lading for approval and send approval to shipping line.
  • Allocation of incoming payments.
  • Ensure the booking has been invoiced correctly by shipping line as per contract rates or other spot rates as appropriate.
  • Work closely with other departments such as Traffic and Accounts to ensure that invoices have been paid before bills of lading are dispatched.
  • Import operations (obtaining charges from line, sending endorsed bills and cheques to shipping line, container release requests, liaising with customer and all other areas not listed).

Requirements:

  • Experience gained with a Freight forwarding / Logistics organisation dealing with multimodal Export shipments.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Customs clearance.
  • Professional & friendly manner with customers and other staff members.
  • Competent with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Commercial Awareness

Application question

Do you have ocean export freight forwarding experience?

Reference: 34859977

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