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Freight Operator - Ocean & Air Imports

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Freight Operator - Ocean & Air Imports

  • Location:

    Fareham

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING, LOGISTICS OTHER, LOGISTICS

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Marsh

  • Contact email:

    matt@wr-logistics.com

  • Job ref:

    J6234809_1637143519

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-01

Position: Freight Operator - Air, Sea & Road
Location: Fareham
Salary: £26,000-£30,000 + Annual Bonuses
Hours: Mon - Fri: 9AM - 17:30PM Flexible start times available.
Holiday: 25 days + 8 BH

Our client are a Multinational Freight Forwarding company and are now seeking an experienced Freight Forwarder to join their expanding enterprise based in Fareham on the South Coast of the UK.

My client offer bespoke freight solutions to their customers around the world and pride themselves on a highly efficient and unique service.
With strong core values, and a fantastic company culture, this offers an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic individual, to be a part of a rapidly growing organisation.

If you have experience in air, ocean and road freight forwarding and are looking for a new challenge with fantastic career progression opportunities, then please apply today.

About the Role:
The successful candidate will ideally have a minimum of 2 years' experience in either import or export operations by air and sea, and some knowledge of European Road Freight would be an advantage. The role will be varied and exciting, as the company grows the role will encompass dealing with our overseas offices and partners within our global network, helping with inside sales support and general administration.

Essential Requirements:
Experience using Cargowise Systems desirable
Good knowledge of customs procedures
Experience in import or export operations
Understanding of Air and Sea, experience of European Road an advantage
Good Communication Skills
Proactive approach to problem solving
High levels of accuracy
Strong Customer care skills

Key duties and responsibilities;
Handling the entire life cycle of Import or Export process
Build strong customer relationships
Completing customer quotes
Ensuring Freight is moved to customer specifications, on time with all the necessarily customs and documentation.
Build strong working relationships with clients, suppliers, shipping lines & overseas partners/agents
Arrange deliveries/collections with hauliers.
Negotiate rates / maximise profits.
Making bookings.

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