Freight Forwarding Operative / Export / Import Operations

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City of London, London, England
25 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Elina Lund
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Freight Forwarder (Air or Sea)

Location: Shoreditch, London

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Do you want to work for an exciting, invigorating company in a fast paced environment? Are you an exceptional talent with a passion for freight? Does the increase of eCommerce and the related freight requirements excite you?

Based in Shoreditch, N1, the business run traditional freight and have a keen focus on eCommerce and Amazon related services.

They believe that their best and most effective sales people are the Operations Team. It takes months to find a customer and seconds to lose them so they put themselves in the customer's shoes and understand their requirements.

Retention of customers comes first and foremost from the exceptionally high standards that they set themselves. Their success comes from repeat customers who boast about their services and bring others with them.

The organisation use Cargowise, knowledge of this will give you an advantage.

The successful candidate will have:

  • At least 2 years' experience of logistics operations in a UK freight forwarder
  • Absolute confidence to run jobs from start to finish
  • Knowledge of customs clearance procedures, both import and export
  • The ability to successfully negotiate freight rates.
  • Excellent computer literacy with the ability to pick up new systems quickly.
  • A can do, pro-active work ethic.

Day to day duties will include:

  • Import and export operations both sea and air
  • Ensuring Freight is moved to customer specifications, on time with all the necessarily customs and documentation (AWBs/BLs)
  • Build strong working relationships with suppliers, airlines & overseas partners/agents
  • Arrange deliveries/collections with hauliers

No Agencies please!

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