Senior Freight Forwarder

Independent freight forwarder offer a complete range of services to local and national companies in many industries. Offer career progression and a good working environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To act as a key contact operationally for UK and overseas customers.

  • The current role will initially be export focused but there is the opportunity to expand this to handling all modes of transport.

  • To place and manage both import and export bookings (as required) with, creating related jobs in our system and maintaining accurate records.

  • To ensure all processes are completed within the customers agreed KPI's, this including: Customs Submission, On Time Documentation.

  • Accurate and On Time Invoicing in relation to UK and EU Exports: Planning and managing container loadings, communicating and proactively resolving issues as they arise.

  • Prepare and issue B/L's and invoices within time guidelines.

  • Managing UK door deliveries, communicating delays and proactively resolving issues.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Positive 'can do' approach and a pro-active mentality towards planning, highlighting, and resolving potential issues with team and manager before they arise.

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

  • 3-4 years Shipping experience required, either with a forwarder or shipping line.

  • Reliable with a strong work ethic, to be able to prioritise and work in a fast-paced environment.

Working Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9AM - 5PM

Salary:

£25,000 - £32,000

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