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Sea Imports Pre Arrivals Coordinator

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    Trafford Park

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    Matt Marsh

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    about 1 month ago

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Position: Sea Freight Imports Pre-Arrivals Administrator
Industry: Freight Forwarding
Location: Manchester, Trafford Park
Salary £21,000-£26,000
Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 17:00pm

An opportunity has arisen to join an award winning global multi modal freight and logistics provider based from their HQ in Manchester.

In the ranking published by Transport Topics and Armstrong & Associates, Inc. for 2019, my client were placed sixteenth among the Top 50 Airfreight Forwarders and seventh among the Top 50 Ocean Freight Forwarders.

Awarded best Logistics service provider for Air freight, best 3PL & outstanding achievement award for global 3PL at the 2019 Logistics and Supply chain awards, this proves to be an excellent opportunity to work with one of the most progressive and reputable freight and logistics organisations in the world.

Due to elevated growth a Pre-Arrival Administrator for the ocean freight department is now required.

Applicants must have a level of experience in ocean freight imports or exports procedures.

Job Description
Reporting to the Department Manager, the Pre Arrivals department holds responsibility for the day-to-day Job Entry and on-going maintenance for specific accounts/branches. The role involves compliance to both Internal & client specific SOP's designed to ensure that agreed service standards are maintained to the highest level on a consistent basis.

Main Responsibilities
Working within the Sea Imports - Pre Arrivals Team, you will ensure accurate & on-time costs, on time payments to Cash Suppliers
Query Resolution - to resolve any queries from both customers & suppliers in a timely & efficient manner
Query Resolution - to resolve any queries from internal departments (including Transport, AP, AR, HR) in a timely & efficient manner
Monitoring operational performance of Origin Stations on an ongoing basis & taking corrective actions to improve performance where possible
Use of Internal Freight Management Systems, Microsoft Packages (Word/Excel/Outlook) & Telephone (must be competent in using Microsoft Packages)
Accept & create Pre Alerts both EDI & Manual within agreed time scale of receipt.
Liaise with shipping lines/overseas agents & other forwarding agents
Validation of EDI Data & Party IDs.
Outstanding Pre Alerts to be pro-actively chased against agreed milestone with origin offices.
Issuing of Arrival Notice within agreed time scales of Job creation.
Creation of Vessel Master file & generation of supporting paper pre alerts.

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