Freight Operations Clerk

21000.00 - 29000.00 GBP Annual
10 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a major international Transport & Logistics provider, and they now have a challenging opportunity for an experienced, highly motivated and commercially minded individual to join the Operations Department at their office in Bristol. The successful applicant must have experience within the freight forwarding industry, be flexible and pro-active with excellent communications and IT skills.

Summary of job tasks and responsibilities:

o Receive jobs from Customer Services
o Review Job for increased GP/cost reduction opportunities
o Document production and reconciliation
o Customs declarations
o Validate shipment routing applied by Customer Services (exports)
o J2J transfers and pre-alerts (exports)
o Confirm departure (exports)
o Handovers and renominations (imports)
o Complete Duty/VAT invoicing and ensure receipt/collection of funds (imports)
o Acceptance of E2's (imports)
o Arrange collection from carriers and onward delivery to customer (imports)
o Monitor POD (imports)
o Handover to Job Administration
o Ensure timely and accurate updates of system
o Comply with Company policies and procedures
o Proactive support of Customer Service teams
o Liaise with SPC's, Transport Centres, external suppliers to monitor job progress
o Irregularity handling and escalation as appropriate to Customer Services

To be considered for this position you MUST HAVE previous freight forwarding experience; please only apply if you have previous freight forwarding experience