Ocean Freight Forwarder Imports/Exports


Job Description

Ocean Freight Operator wanted for a well-established UK Freight Forwarder, Manchester based.This is a truly great opportunity to join a small and friendly Freight Team who has built over the years an enviable reputation for reliability and dependable attention to detail.

Overall the position, full cycle of Sea Freight operations & customer services.
Dealing with all OCEAN IMPORTS & EXPORTS

The role entails;
Quotations & taking bookings
Progress Shipment, chasing through network overseas offices
Set up records; liaise shipping lines, co-loaders & 3rd party suppliers
Communicate with client to ensure documents/clearance instructions are available
Enter Shipment data in operating systems
Imports & exports-Entries & Clearances
Imports & exports -documentation
Arranging collections & deliveries
Invoicing, job costing and purchase invoice approval
General Freight administration
Updating Customers with the status of their shipments, dealing with enquiries
Problem solving

Proven track record of Freight Forwarding -Ocean/Sea
Strong knowledge of Imports/Exports/Customs
Excellent Customer Service skills and abilities
Sound organizational skills
Good IT capabilities and understanding
Able to work both independently and within a small team environment
Flexible and be able to complete tasks by the end of each day.
Commercial Awareness

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