OCEANFREIGHT IMPORT OPERATOR – FREIGHT FORWARDING & SHIPPING
Offering a salary of £22,000 to £28,000 + Excellent Career Progression & Training opportunities.
Based in Birmingham
Our client is eager to recruit an experienced OCEANFREIGHT IMPORT OPERATOR to join their busy, vibrant and expanding Oceanfreight Import division. One of the largest privately owned Freight Forwarding organisations and able to offer their customers a comprehensive Logistical solution – Airfreight, Oceanfreight and Roadfreight services for Imports and Exports whether large Blue Chips or smaller regional businesses.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate who has experience of working in OCEANFREIGHT IMPORT operations with exceptional communication and customer service abilities.
Day to day duties include, handling shipments through from taking bookings to arranging the delivery of freight to its final destination. Completing Customs Clearances, processing Shipping Documentation, Tracing and Tracking freight, liaising with Shipping Lines, Hauliers and Customers and always offering the highest level of customer service. Completing all Freight administration, resolving any customer service issues in a polite and professional manner.
With excellent Training and career progression, this is a great opportunity for a Freight Forwarding candidate with knowledge of Oceanfreight Import operations.
EXPORT SHIPPING OPERATOR
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000
Based in Derby – DE21
International Trade / Global Shipping
Immediate opening for an EXPORT SHIPPING OPERATOR to work in International export operations, for a large global Aerospace & Defence organisation.
We are seeking an EXPORT SHIPPING OPERATOR who has been responsible for arranging the Export of International shipments, via Seafreight, Airfreight and European Roadfreight.
Working closely with carriers and Freight Forwarders to obtain rates and cost jobs, raise and produce export shipping documentation, arrange collections and deliveries and also have knowledge and experience of export customs procedures for entries and bonded warehouses. Complete all Export administration, liaising across internal departments and overseas offices to ensure the safe and prompt movement of freight.
The successful candidate will need to be a team player who has previously worked in Exports for a manufacturer or freight forwarder and has experience of handling Airfreight/Seafreight/Roadfreight shipments and have knowledge of export customs.
AIRFREIGHT OPERATIONS – FREIGHT FORWARDING & LOGISTICS
Offering a salary of £18,000 to £22,000 depending on experience
We are seeking to recruit an experienced AIRFREIGHT OPERATOR to join an established Freight Forwarding organisation.
The duties of the role will include;
• Taking customer enquiries and preparing Airfreight quotes
• Handling day to day Airfreight shipments for Imports & Exports
• Producing and processing all Airfreight Documentation
• Completing Export NES Customs Entries
• Preparing Customs instructions for Clearance on Imports
• Raising all sales invoices and billing out Airfreight jobs
• Calling lapsed and prospective customers to generate quotes
• Following up all quotations to gain business
For this role we require a candidate who has gained operational expertise in Airfreight Import & Export shipments, who possesses a commercial awareness and is always striving to grow and further develop the Airfreight division. Key attributes include Confident, outgoing, personable with strong customers service and communication skills and New Business minded.
**Only candidate with the required Freight Forwarding experience will be considered for this role**
Quotations & Inside Freight Sales– Freight Forwarding
Offering a Basic Salary of upto £22000+ Benefits
Have you worked in a commercial capacity in the Freight or Shipping industry? Are you looking for a new challenge? If so we want to hear from you.
Our client is seeking to recruit a Quotations & Inside Freight Sales Executive, who will be responsible for obtaining all costing and quotations for customers from 3rd party Hauliers, Airlines & Shipping Lines for the movement of freight globally.
Contacting customers and gaining enquiries, obtaining best shipping rates and quoting customers for European Roadfreight, Seafreight and Airfreight Imports and Exports, advising of booking enquiries, liaising with Customers directly and/or via a Sales Executive, following up all quotes to gain business and asking re addition Freight traffics to increase revenue. Negotiating costing to obtain booking whilst maximising profitability and gaining the business. Being aware of competitor activity/costings and always offering outstanding customer service..
Daily Duties will include;
• Supporting the sales team in calculating freight quotations
• Negotiating with suppliers to achieve better buying rates
• Extensive existing client liaison
• Submitting and following up existing client quotations to secure orders
• Keeping a weekly log of the existing client quotations
• Raising sales correspondence
• General administrative duties
Successful applicant will need to demonstrate the following;
• Experience of working in the Freight Forwarding or Export Shipping Sales environment
• A Sales orientation
• Good numerical skills
• A strong confident telephone manner
• Enthusiastic & self motivated personality
• Good organizational skills
• Team player
• Good IT Skills including Excel
Previous experience of working in the Freight Forwarding, Airfreight, Seafreight or Roadfreight is essential for this role whether in an Inside Sales, Customer Service or operations perspective.