Import & Export Coordinator (Freight Forwarding)


Job Description

Import & Export Coordinator (Freight Forwarding) .Experienced Freight Forwarding all-rounder,who can hit the ground running and work well with a interesting team; now is your time to join in!!

Handling container and trailer haulage from collection to delivery.Liaising with shipping lines and transport providers.Booking in container collections and arranging deliveries to customer premises at agreed times.Negotiating rates with suppliers and taking into account all costs involved.Responding to customer requests and handling any queries or complaints.
Liaising with cold-stores regards bookings. Able to identify potential problems/delays and taking the necessary action to prevent them.Building up the charge structure for each file and managing the commercial billing/purchasing administration. Supporting the ocean and Road freight department with their imports/export operations as and when required.

Skills & Requirements:
Previous experience in handling container transport bookings-European transport bookings-in inputting Import & Export declarations.Good understanding of handling refrigerated containers/temperature controlled cargo.Understanding of sea freight and European Road Freight logistics.Organised, efficient , sharp, work well under pressure and able to think on your own feet.Confident, enthusiastic and able to quickly adapt to fast changing circumstances
Will need to be flexible and accommodate some out of hours issues , should they arise.
IT literate - fully conversant in Microsoft package (word/excel)
Excellent customer service skills
Desirable - Understanding of health Certificates and VET procedures

Monday to Friday - 08:00am start with 16:30hrs finish , 1 Hour lunch
Salary Band : GBPnegotiable depending on experience plus perks.

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