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Import Coordinator - Ocean & Air Freight Forwarding

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Position: Import Operator - Multi Modal
Location: Birmingham
Hours: - Mon - Fri 8:30am - 17:00pm
Salary: Highly competitive

An award winning global freight forwarding and logistics provider are now seeking a new talented freight coordinator to join a rapidly growing air and ocean freight department in Birmingham.

If you are passion about the freight and logistics industry with a demonstrated career history in ocean and air 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 Operations to join the evolving team

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years experience in sea freight procedures, working within International Freight Forwarding. Air Freight, European Road Freight & Customs knowledge would also be a distinct advantage as this is a 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 experience is essential
Experience using Cargowise systems
Experience of inputting into CHIEF

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