Sea Import Clerk - Freight Forwarding

Job Purpose

Working within the freight forwarding division as part of a team dealing predominantly with Import shipments to UK from across the world, including Far East, India, Turkey, Europe.


  • Carry out booking procedures accurately, with a 'right first time’ attitude, to ensure customers receive a high-quality service.
  • Handling of Import processes and have confidence to offer guidance to clients accordingly.
  • Where appropriate, collect payment from clients without credit terms in place.
  • Obtaining, checking, and preparing documentation to meet customs requirements


  • IT literacy with a good working knowledge of a variety of software applications, including Microsoft Office.
  • Adaptable to new working practices and embracing of Company Operating Systems and procedures.
  • Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.
  • Confident communicator with good organisational skills
  • Experience of Cargowise One (CW1) preferred

Required skills

  • Freight
  • Import
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Ocean Freight
  • Customs Regulations

Application question

Do you have at least 2 years worth of experience working in a freight forwarding environment?

Reference: 41303678

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