£21000.00 - £22500.00 per annum
24 days ago
Position: Export Operations
Hours: Monday - Friday -> 9am - 5pm
Benefits: 20 days Holiday (plus 2 free days a year (Birthday & 'Easter Day') these are non-contractual but the 'schemes' have been in place for years) plus bank holidays Every 3 years of service and additional day is added to a Max of 25 days (effectively 27 plus 8 bank holidays - 35 Days)
Our client have more than 40 years' experience in international freight forwarding and shipping, and are proud to still be privately-owned, giving them an advantage over many larger corporations as they can make agile decisions about their service and business to the benefit of their customers & key clients.
They are the very opposite of a faceless organisation filled with contact centres and myriad departments. Every team member within their business, regardless of their role ,has a basic understanding of all our clients. It makes their experience better, and adds to the resilience and ability to cope with unforeseen circumstances.
Due to continued growth we now seek to appoint and Export Professional to our growing, friendly Export Operations & Documentation department from our offices in Wakefield.
If you have a background in international logistics, Export Shipping, or Freight Forwarding and are seeking a new progressive opportunity with a family owned business who take pride in their staff, then please apply today!
Role and Responsibilities:
Completion of administration & documentation for Export consignments
Input & Booking of Export Shipments, Air, Sea & Road Freight (Multi-Modal)
Liaising with Customers & Suppliers
Basic understanding of 'Start to Finish' shipment management (e.g. Sales, Bookings, Documentation & Invoicing)
Full understanding of Incoterms
Experience using Cargowise is a distinct advantage but not essential.
Some cross over into Imports as well when required
This is a highly progression position with scope for the right individual to move into other departments and areas of our business.
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