Freight Forwarding Coordinator

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Wakefield
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Jul 2019
Closes
09 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Major GPS are recruiting on behalf of a Client who is a leading Freight Forwarding company and looking for an experienced Freight Forwarding Import/Export General Operations person. The role will be crucial to the growth and continued development of the business. With this in mind, we are wanting to contact likeminded professionals who have the drive and desire to progress with the aim to offer a world class service to existing and new clients.

Key responsibilities:

* Responsible of import consignments in line with an agreed standard operating procedures.

* You will manage an agreed number of your allocated customers and ensure full operational cycle is completed including entries, customs processes necessary for the import of shipments by sea or air.

* Managing the collection of VAT/Duty payments in line with company policy and procedures.

* Internal/external communications with clients, suppliers and overseas agents.

* Oversee the regular update and completion of pricing records for your allocated customers.

Creation of pricing records for new business and new business opportunities and work in co-operation with the Sales team to deliver these to your allocated or new customers. Monitoring the profitability of your allocated accounts; seeking opportunities to increase the profitability and the performance of your allocated customers. You will additionally be aware of the planned and actual performance figures of your customers and use that information to seek improvements to company profitability.

Skills/Requirements:

* Proven track record of Freight Forwarding Operational Experience

* Ocean Imports/ Air Imports/ Land Imports experience is essential.

* Positive and pro-active approach across all levels

* Must be a driven & enthusiastic Individual

You should have a high level of understanding of your customers' business, and the ability to offer suggestions and deliver initiatives that will benefit those customers to assist in the long term retention