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Export Freight Forwarder

Export Freight Operator - Ocean, Air & Road

Position: Export Freight Forwarder - Ocean Freight
Location: Birkenhead, The Wirral
Salary: £26,000 - £32,000
Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 17:30pm

The Company:

Our client are a leading service provider within the Freight Forwarding & International Logistics Industry, operating on a global scale.

Offering a bespoke, tailored approach to International Freight Forwarding, they meet the needs and requirements of every shipment from new and pre existing customers alike.

Our client offer unique services across Ocean, Air, & Road Freight as well as acting as a customs brokerage agent.

Due to continued growth, we now seek an experienced Freight Forwarding Operator, skilled with a background in Export Operations, who has worked directly with a UK based Freight Forwarding company.

The Role:

Candidates should posses strong customer service skills, be able to handle the entire life cycle of the export process from start to finish including, rate quotations and negotiations, customs entries including producing and handling T1 Documents, producing Bills of ladding and final invoicing.

You will mainly deal with FCL & LCL Ocean freight export shipments, and ocean freight experience is an essential requirement, but will also be required to manage some Air & European Road freight movements, (experience with these modes of freight is not an essential requirement as training and support will be provided.)

Candidates should posses a good all round knowledge of the freight forwarding industry and be able to demonstrate a desire to want to progress within an organisation, as this will be a stepping stone for the right candidate to work their way up into a Team Leader or Supervisor position in time.

Benefits include a highly competitive & negotiable salary with annual pay reviews, a company bonus scheme, realistic internal progression mapping & opportunities, + 20 days annual leave and 8 Bank Holidays.

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