Trainee Freight Clerks

Posted 29 April by Freightserve

Freightserve recruitment are looking for a number of Junior / Trainee Freight Clerk for various Freight Forwarders based in the Heathrow area.

Job Description:-

The Trainee will be trained in all aspects of Imports or Exports. You would ultimately become a key member of an operations team, actively involved in managing imports or export shipments from start to finish.
In return, our clients offers a fantastic working environment with a great reputation for staff retention where development and progression are rewarded.
Tasks and responsibilities once trained:
Working to strict deadlines to co-ordinate Worldwide imports or exports with end to end responsibility (including collections, airline bookings, liaising with overseas agents/customers until delivered).
Strong customer relationships to understand requirements and always deliver excellent customer service.
Airline booking and processing relevant import or export documentation including AWBs, CMRs and BOLs.
Submitting Import or Export Customs entries.

Skills and experience:-

Customer service - excellent telephone manner and communication skills.
Computer literate - high level on Microsoft Word/Excel.
Excellent grades at A level and/or GCSE or Degree from University.
Car driver

Desired characteristics:-

Hard working & enthusiastic with a high level of attention to detail.
A positive can-do attitude, with a willingness to learn/take responsibility and develop new


Quick problem-solving ability, particularly when working under pressure.
Excellent communication and customer service skills, with ability to build relationship with clients and deliver a high level of customer care.
The ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

As an agency we are fast becoming the number one Freight recruitment specialist. We have a fast growing reputation with most Freight related companies. Freightserve has been established since 1992 working within the Freight Forwarding and Shipping industry

Application questions

College / University leaver?
Minimum A-C GSCES in English and Math's?
Driving licence?

Reference: 44058164

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