A company providing global transport solutions to their extensive customer base through a
variety of distribution networks is seeking an individual with Freight Forwarding experience,
the successful candidate will be managing mainly Sea shipments and Air Exports.
To be considered for this role, experience in the Air Export, Sea Export, Road Freight and
Imports both by air and sea is essential and have an ability to work to deadlines under
pressure and own initiative. Valid Dangerous Goods Certificate Vital.
§ Role will involve liaising with customers, taking bookings, handling quotations. Liaison with
shipping lines and forwarders to obtain required information for clearance.
§ Negotiate contracts, transportation and handling costs.
§ Provide advice on the most commercially viable method of transporting goods
§ Providing the relevant information to Transport companies to ensure customer requirements
§ Complete customs formalities or sub-contracting services
§ Maintain visibility and control through all phases of the journey, including the production
management reports, statistical and unit cost analyst
§ Ensuring that all documentation is completed is correct, filed and set out as per instructions.
Maintaining files, ensuring that are costed and billed correctly. Check and timely manage
invoices out and in
§ Work closely with customers, colleagues and third parties to ensure smooth operations to
§ Work in line with finance requirements including the month end procedures
§ Contribute to the general administration of the office including filing etc.
§ Be proactive when faced with problems
§ Provide quotations to existing clients/ new clients and agents, develop business from existing
and new customers.
§ Be aware of potential customers and look for opportunities to develop the business, assist in
sales by calling potential clients including following up on quotations
§ Assist with projects as necessary and as directed
§ Any other duties as reasonably requested
§ Ability to START and FINISH job
Skills & Educational qualifications - Required = (R) Preferred = (P)
§ Educated to A level or equivalent - (R)
§ Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal - (R)
§ Analytical skills - (R)
§ Business Awareness - (P)
§ Commercial awareness - (R)
§ Reliability - (R)
§ Willingness to show initiative - (R)
§ Willingness to take responsibility - (R)
§ Accuracy - (R)
§ Computer awareness - (P)
§ Clean Driving Licence - (R)
The hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm but flexibility is required
Salary up to GBP35K based on experience
* We are only able to accept applications from candidates with previous experience for this role.
If you do not hear from us your application has been unsuccessful.