Trailer Freight Imports Clerk
£20,000 - £30,000
Our client is a global leader in multi modal freight solutions, they provide customer specific transport solutions to shippers of all sizes worldwide.
With over 300 people strategically placed in 10 locations throughout the UK and Eire, and over 250 offices world-wide. This company is ideally positioned to handle international ocean and air movements from all around the globe.
We are now looking for a Trailer Freight Imports Clerk to join the forwarding team at their office based in Daas, Co. Kildare.
You will get involved with the full trailer freight cycle, taking bookings, handling quotations, liasing with other offices and agents in Ireland and overseas.
Arrange with Hauliers for transport of cargo, confirm availability of equipment and agree rates where no tariffs exist, maximise cost effectiveness, ensure accounting deadlines are met.
Prepare and handle documentation for warehouse/haulage/distribution/shipping department for loading/offloading of cargo to vehicles.
As well as perform and implement general administration, invoicing, filing, queries, claims, and check costs in accordance with departmental requirements.
In order to apply for this role you will have experience in a freight forwarding European environment this is an essential requirement.
You will have excellent problem solving and customer service skills. A high standard/knowledge of maths and geography. Confident in own ability to make decisive decisions.
Strong organisational and strategic planning skills. Good communication and administrative skills.
Ability to work on own initiative with good interpersonal skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel.