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Senior Import / Export Freight Forwarder

Posted 4 January by SDW Recruitment Ended

Import Coordinator | Export Coordinator | Import / Export Clerk

Do you have solid import & export freight forwarding experience? Confident managing shipments from start to finish and ensuring maximum profitability whilst delivering excellent customer service?

Are you looking for a new challenge with a fresh thinking & expanding company? This could be the role for you.

The Role:

You will be responsible for managing shipments from start to finish. Predominantly import sea freight, but you will also have the opportunity to manage airfreight & export shipments.

Our client is looking for an experienced forwarder who is confident dealing with carriers & suppliers, negotiating rates and compiling quotations. You will be responsible for dealing with overseas agents and managing shipments throughout the process, including completing Customs entries and arranging final delivery.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous import and/or export experience
  • Familiar with shipping documentation such as Bills of Lading
  • CNS & CHIEF knowledge=
  • Good customer services skills
  • Good IT knowledge

Desirable Criteria:

  • Customs entry knowledge – Datafreight or similar
  • Transport experience

About the Company:

Our client is a well-established privately-owned freight forwarder who is looking to expand their network of offices. This well known and successful freight forwarder has a good reputation within the industry and prides itself on looking after its employees and providing a good working environment.

Salary & Benefits:

Our client is open and is prepared to offer a competitive salary depending on experience. They have provided a guideline between £22 & 30K.

Required skills

  • export
  • import
  • freight
  • shipping

Reference: 34142948

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