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Air Freight Forwarder - Operations & Internal Sales

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Air Freight Forwarder - Operations & Internal Sales

  • Location:

    Basildon

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING, LOGISTICS OTHER, LOGISTICS

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Matt Marsh

  • Contact email:

    matt@wr-transportandlogistics.com

  • Job ref:

    482213_1598425528

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-10

Position: Air Freight - Internal Sales & Operational Support
Salary: £30,000 - £32,000
Industry: International Freight Forwarding
Location: Basildon

My client, an established freight forwarding company based in Basildon, seeking a highly experienced air freight forwarder to join ther team in an internal sales and operationsal support role. The the main focuse being on operational support for air freight team is also coupled wit internal sales responsibilities to help bring on new business where possible.

Duties:
Working alongside and supporting the import/export team with general office administration, ensuring the freight process is able to operate efficiently
* Good knowledge of airfreight procedures for Imports and Exports
* Internal sales - contacting old clients and a small amount of contacting prospective clients
* Booking airfreight direct with airlines
* Liaising with worldwide partners and sending pre-alerts
* Emailing departure details to clients
* Spot quotes for customers
* Regularly arranging import/export collections and deliveries
* Experience in consolidation procedures and airfreight documentation
* Emailing invoices and back up documents to clients
* Good knowledge of export/import Customs Declarations Requirements for Air Freight Operations Clerk:
* The candidate should be self-motivated and highly driven
* Ideally with 2 + years airfreight experience in a freight forwarding environment

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