Import Freight Forwarder

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  • Manchester
  • Permanent
Import Freight Forwarder to assist busy operations, Manchester Airport based; primarily sea with a bit of air thrown in. This is the perfect opportunity for you to join a long served and indepedent organization who does value their employees and supports them all the way! Superb package on offer.

This position entails:
Responsible of ocean import consignments in line with an agreed standard operating procedures.
Managing an agreed number of customers and ensuring full operational cycle is completed including
entries, clearances, customs processes necessary for the import of shipments by sea for allocated
customers, managing the collection of VAT/Duty payments in line with company policy and procedures.
Internal/external communications with clients, suppliers and overseas agents. Overseeing the regular
update and completion of pricing records for allocated customers. Ad hoc creation of pricing records for
new business and new business opportunities and work in co-operation with MD to deliver these to
allocated or new customers. Monitoring the profitability of your allocated accounts; seeking opportunities
to increase the profitability and the GP/TEU performance of your allocated customers.
Candidate profile:
Predominately experience in Imports-Freight Forwarding
Strong operational knowledge (start to finish)
Use of Freight Forwarding software and CDS entries.
Excellent customer services and sound organizational skills.
Able to use own initiative and think out of the box.
A keen and robust team spirit/player.
Able to adapt to changes and work effectively as part of a team.

Salary: GBPNegotiable
Great long serve team to join, organization is based on ethos that Freight Forwarding is all about knowledge, initiative and a can do attitude! More perks to be discussed once selected!

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