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Export Coordinator

  • Location:

    Keighley

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Chelange Joseph

  • Contact email:

    cj@wr-transport.com

  • Job ref:

    JD778833_1611836077

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Export Coordinator - West Yorkshire - Up to £28,000

Our client is looking for an Export Coordinator who is experienced in Air Freight to join their team in West Yorkshire.

Role and Responsibilities: Export Coordinator

  • Source, retain and develop a network of key accounts, customers and overseas agents
  • Ship commodities across global markets
  • Act as the main point of contact for all freight forwarding activities
  • Identify key measures and improve efficiency in freight forwarding activities, delivering ever increasing service levels
  • Be at the forefront of preparations for Brexit with customers, agents and suppliers
  • Calculate freight quotations for export and import freight
  • Follow consignments in transit to completion and invoicing
  • Ensure legal compliance to all local and international regulations
  • Working with the transport and warehouse operations, provide the customer with a one-stop-shop for all their freight needs
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives that reduce cost and deliver better service
  • Act as a Company Ambassador by maintaining a customer focussed and professional approach to service delivery at all time

Qualifications and experience:

  • Applicants must be an established freight forwarder
  • Proven sales experience would be an advantage.
  • Good understanding of Maths and English
  • Proficiency with the Office Microsoft package
  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others at all levels
  • Flexible and able to work efficiently when under pressure

Preferred Qualities and Skills:

  • Process minded with the ability to set up effective working practices
  • Import/Export, custom clearance or international trade qualification
  • Up to date knowledge of ADR regulations

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