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Freight Coordinator - Exports

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    £30000 - £32000 per annum

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    Matt Marsh

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    about 1 month ago

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Position: Freight Coordinator - Exports
Location: Birmingham
Hours: - Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm
Salary: £32,000

An award winning global freight forwarding and logistics provider are now seeking a new talented Exports freight coordinator to join a rapidly growing air, ocean, & road freight team based in Birmingham.

If you are passion about the freight and logistics industry with a demonstrated career history in ocean, air or EU Road Freight movements, and seek the next step in your career, then please apply today!

Offering an excellent platform for progression and development my client are a highly reputable organisation who take care and look after its employees.

Operating Sea, Air and Road freight services for over 40 years, the core import and export business has gone from strength to strength and has seen accelerated growth in recent years.

We are now looking for an individual experienced in Import or Export Operations to join the evolving team

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience in air, sea or road freight procedures, working within International Freight Forwarding. Air Freight, Customs clearance experience would also be a distinct advantage for this multi modal role.

This is a demanding position and will require meticulous attention to detail so previous experience is essential.

Key Duties:

  • Dealing with a variety of commodities for all shipments
  • Be able to handle the whole life cycle of the shipment from clearance to delivery to the customer
  • Complete day to day customs clearance and entries for all ocean and some air freight shipments
  • Arrange delivery onward to the client
  • Deal with all queries quickly and efficiently
  • Liaise with overseas agents and hauliers
  • Build good working relationships with both customers and colleagues
  • Arrange import shipments for FCL & LCL

Essential Requirements:

  • You will need to have at least 2 years experience in freight forwarding
  • Sea freight Import or exports experience is essential
  • Experience using Cargowise systems
  • Experience of inputting into CHIEF

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.