Sea Export Operator - Freight Forwarding, London

Posted 24 January by Willis Global Ltd

An internationally recognized logistics company with an ever-expanding Worldwide clientele is recruiting for an Export Operator to join it's busy sea freight forwarding dept. at offices in London.

Main Purpose of the Role:

Servicing customer base by handling sea export shipments from start to finish.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Taking bookings and arranging ocean export shipments from origin to destination
  • Completing accurate export documentation including bills of lading, NES entries, invoices
  • Liaising effectively with customers, hauliers, shipping lines and overseas agents
  • Providing quotations and proactively following up
  • Negotiating with suppliers to achieve better buying rates
  • Building rapport with customers in order to identify and generate new business
  • Supporting the sales campaign in developing and securing new business

Skills & Experience Required :

  • Previous experience in the shipping / freight forwarding sector is essential
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to deliver high level of customer service
  • High level of speed and accuracy with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills with ability to work under pressure
  • Hard working, flexible with willingness to learn and develop new skills

On Offer:

  • Award Winning staff development programme.
  • Full time permanent job offering genuine career opportunities for progression where individual performance is recognized and rewarded.
  • Competitive remuneration package - up to £27K
  • Pleasant office conveniently located near tube station

For full details, please contact Craig at Willis Global - a leading Recruitment Consultancy for the Shipping & Logistics industry.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Export
  • Logistics
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Ocean Freight

Application question

Do you have proven ocean / sea freight forwarding experience?

Reference: 33669174

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