Freight Forwarder - Transport

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Hull
Salary
24000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
31 May 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are delighted to be working exclusively with Trans2 Logistics Limited. Ragged Edge - providing todays talent for tomorrows success.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

• Preparation, submission and coordination of import/export documentation
• Processing of bookings
• Liaising daily with transport departments both internal & external
• Preparing and handling cargo related documentation including packing lists, manifests, invoices
• Liaising with customers, addressing and resolving issues as they occur
• Ensuring accurate numerical processes are carried out- confirming quantities & sizes
• Raising sales invoices, and passing purchase invoices
• Application of tariffs - ability to read & understand tariffs
• Basic administrative duties such as filing and obtaining PODs

QUALIFICATIONS

• At least GCSE ('O' level) standard including minimum grade C in Mathematics and English Language

REQUIRED SKILLS

• Strong and concise communication skills, both written and verbal including professional telephone manner
• Strong grammatical and numerical skills
• Accuracy and attention to detail is essential
• Fully competent with IT including Microsoft Office applications (Word / Excel / Power point / Outlook)
• Knowledge of Sprinter program would be an advantage

EXPERIENCE

• A minimum of 2 years, previous experience in an import / export role - can hit the ground running
• Previous experience of shipping, transport & logistics environment
• A knowledge of deep sea is a distinct advantage

PERSON SPECIFICATION

• Organised and accurate with good attention to details
• Self motivated, keen and enthusiastic
• A pro-active problem solver
• Able to work independently & as part of a close knit team
• Effective personal time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks in a fast moving environment
• Good interpersonal skills and a 'can do' attitude