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Sea and Air Coordinator

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Sea and Air Coordinator

  • Location:

    Lichfield

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Earl

  • Contact email:

    james@wr-transportandlogistics.com

  • Job ref:

    J6232624_1614360894

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-29

Air and Sea Coordinator - Birmingham - Up to £28,000

To provide additional operational assistance to our Sea & Air Freight Manager, allowing further development of the companies Sea & Air freight offering with existing and new customers.

Responsible for the delivery of operational activities, in accordance with targets set, to contribute to achievement of the company vision and overall business objectives, reaching targets/KPIs set year on year. Consistently perform to high quality standards.

Package:
Up to £28,000 - depending on experience
8:30am to 5:30pm - Monday to Friday
Member of Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) - Annual Bonus (Tax-Free) for Employees
Company Pension
Training & Development Opportunities

Operations

* Organising the safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods for Air and Sea imports and exports
* Handling worldwide Air and Ocean import/export services on a start/finish basis
* Handling import/export quotations
* Maintaining and establishing good client relationships
* Liaising with customers, overseas agents and shipping lines
* Import/Export documentation
* Taking bookings
* Keeping customers advised and updated at all stages of the import/export process
* Invoicing and administration
* Rate negotiations with providers

Skills/Experience

* Air and Ocean import/export experience gained within a freight forwarding environment (minimum 2/3 years)
* A good knowledge of Air Freight and Ocean Freight Import/Export procedures and documentation
* Strong knowledge of Air and Ocean documentation
* A clear and confident communicator
* Strong customer service skills
* Ability to work unsupervised
* An in-depth knowledge of shipping company/line destinations
* Contacts within shipping lines and with agents abroad, add to our existing contacts
* Good ongoing relationships with named people at shipping lines
* Be fully conversant with all associated documentation and the various costs
* Ability to train / mentor others on handling sea freight and imparting relevant information / knowledge
* The ability to attract work easily, both LCL and FCL
* Ability to set up procedures

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