Import Freight Forwarder

B4497
  • £28000 - £35000
  • Solihull, Birmingham, Shirley, B90
  • Permanent

IMPORT FREIGHT OPERATOR – OCEANFREIGHT/AIRFREIGHT

Offering a salary of £28,000 - £35,000 

Previous Import experience required

CargoWise experience desired

Birmingham based.   

Seeking a candidate who has gained experience of working in Freight Forwarding and has hands on experience of handling IMPORT FREIGHT OPERATIONS Oceanfreight and or Airfreight.  

The role responsibilities will include;

  • Taking Import shipping enquiries
  • Making bookings with Shipping Lines, Airlines, hauliers etc 
  • Arranging collections and delivery freight
  • Using CargoWise1 Freight system
  • Processing all shipping documentation and instructions
  • Preparing Customs Clearances
  • Tracing and Tracking Freight
  • Liaising effectively with Customers, Overseas agents and Carriers
  • Billing out files and raising invoices
  • Checking and passing invoices against Freight files for payment
  • Resolving any customer service issues in a professional manner

The successful candidate will be required to have gained hands on working experience within the FREIGHT FORWARDING industry handling IMPORT SHIPMENTS in Oceanfreight and/or Airfreight. Previous experience of using CargoWise1 is an added advantage though not essential Have an in-depth knowledge of Freight Forwarding operations and procedures and effective communication skills, liaising across all levels via telephone, email and on occasions face to face. 


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Kirsty Barrow-Chapman Director Group Compliance - Birmingham

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