Job Description

New import airfreight vacancy within a rapidly growing Heathrow Freight Forwarding branch. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to make their mark and grow with an expanding business.

The ideal candidate will have a experience working in an Airfreight Import role for a Freight Forwarder in the UK, and be confident handling the full import process. Experience with CargoWise would also be of benefit.

Duties to include:

Offer high levels of customer service to clients at all times
Ensure completion of all airfreight consignment tasks from receipt of booking, instructions and control of overseas partners, organising national and international transportation
Accurate & timely reporting to department manager
Liaise with overseas agents on a daily basis regarding
Collection Instructions
Providing rates
Processing pre-alerts
Attend to all designated import customs formalities via the system including attaching relevant documentation and correspondence where necessary
Enacting timely response to spot quotes requests from established and prospective customers and following up to secure where possible.
Maintain strict records of all daily events, interactive reports, healthy, proactive and friendly relationship with all external and internal parties especially clients to whom we are ultimately responsible
Be aware and practice specific duties in relation to the legal movement of all hazardous goods
Be aware and practice, cost effective, profitable, economical structures and methods of shipment where required
Arrange haulage with hauliers including price

Mon-Fri 0830-1700 / 20days holiday / 1 in 3 Sunday mornings (4 hours) paid additionally at a higher rate.

*We are only able to accept applications from candidates with the required experience for this role. If you don't hear from us, your application has been unsuccessful.