I am actively looking to engage an Air Freight Forwarder (Nights) for the Leicestershire area. This opportunity is working for a fast growing SME business.
My client is one of the countries largest privately owned freight forwarders based in Leicestershire area. The business has ambitious grow plans to rapidly expand into new markets over the coming decade, with large scale investment from a private entrepreneur.
As an Air Freight Forwarder (Nights) you will report into the Senior Airfreight Manager and commute daily to Leicestershire. You will also have the following duties and responsibilities:
Preparing price quotations – Informing about the freight prices, port charges, cost of special documents, insurance prices as well as prices for handling the goods
Organising transport through third party transit means.
Providing valid insurance for the vehicles – trucks and trailers
Providing appropriate transportation means with adequate load capacity
Handling customs entries and arranging billings for VAT/Duties
Ensuring full HAWB and MAWB compliance and clearance.Profile
The successful candidate will have an expansive background in the freight forwarding industry with a bias towards air freight. The ideally Air Freight Forwarder (Nights) will have the following skills and experience:
2+ year's experience in freight forwarding in air or sea freight
Experience of customs compliance / HAWB & MAWB
Proven track record of calculating taxes and duties via imported air freight
Excellent customer service experience
Experience with Documentation Services (Certificates of Origin, Letters of Credit etc)
Commutable to the Leicestershire.
An ambitious drive to grow and succeed within the freight forwarding world
A foreign language skill would be advantageous.Job Offer
Optional company bonus