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Freight Forwarder - Multi Modal

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Freight Forwarder - Multi Modal

  • Location:

    Southampton

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING, LOGISTICS OTHER, LOGISTICS

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Marsh

  • Contact email:

    matt@wr-logistics.com

  • Job ref:

    J6233830_1626949742

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-05

Position Freight Forwarder - Import/Export
Location: Southampton SO31
Salary: £27,000 up to £30,000.00 per annum depending on experience
Hours: Mon - Fri -9am - 17:30pm

Job Description:
Do you have Import & Export experience?
Maybe you are currently working for a shipping line or freight forwarder but looking to move to a smaller company and can have a real impact, grow your career with the company as it grows. You would be appreciated for your hard work and commitment and duly rewarded.
We are recruiting for a freight forwarder to join an expanding team that is further building upon the original foundations and help us manage the exponential growth.
This is truly an interesting, and sometimes challenging role where no two days are the same. We are a small close team looking to grow the business and having the right candidate to help push us forward.

The Role:
As a Freight Forwarding Co-coordinator in our Operations Department you will be responsible for the following:

Managing the whole Freight process from start to finish, from quotation through to final invoice
Provide quotations and rates for our clients & customers
Booking shipments using our in-house freight management system
Arranging documentation and ensuring Customs procedures are completed
Following shipments to ensure goods get delivered safely and on time
Focus on maximum customer satisfaction
Administrative tasks in Operations
Issue ales invoices and process purchase invoices
You will be actively involved in handling Import & Export movements by Air Freight, Sea Freight, Road Freight and Courier within the UK & Europe but also internationally.
We also deal with Cross-trade shipments for our clients globally. So, multi-modal Import/Export Freight experience would be preferable but not essential. Full training will be provided.

Essential Criteria
Knowledge of Imports by Sea & Air a must, and Exports via any mode is beneficial
Minimum of 1-3 years' experience in forwarding or a similar industry
Confident in Communication
Positive Personality
Must be able to work well under pressure
Multi-tasking a must
Training will be offered in some areas if required

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