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Sea and Air Freight Coordinator

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Sea and Air Freight Coordinator

  • Location:

    Felixstowe

  • Sector:

    FREIGHT FORWARDING

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Earl

  • Contact email:

    james@wr-transportandlogistics.com

  • Job ref:

    J6232631_1614363874

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-12

Air and Sea Freight Coordinator - Felixstowe - Up to £34,000

Our client based in Felixstowe are looking for an Air and Sea Freight Coordinator to join their succesful team

The successful candidate will have good/strong knowledge of customs and Air and Sea freight forwarding.

Salary - £28,000-£34,000

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
* Complete customs declaration
* Advise clients of clearance
* 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
* Have a good understanding of import customs
* Ideally have experience of Destin8, CNS, CHIEF
* 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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