Air Freight Logistics Specialist

With 25,000 employees at 620 locations in 98 countries, our client is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight and contract logistics businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based supply chain managements services.
We have a fantastic opportunity to join the air freight team at the Bristol office as an Air Freight Logistics Specialist to handle Imports and exports movements

The Air Logistics Specialist will be responsible for managing the total import or export process for Air Logistics customers based on customer service requirements whilst maintaining and developing customer relationships. The ideal applicant would have knowledge of full import or export procedures including customs clearances. The role will involve dealing with the full imports process – quotations / customs entries / customer service / collections, deliveries & billing.

Role Duties
* Handling air imports and or exports from start to finish
* Customer quotes
* Customer KPI's
* Invoicing
* Communication with external suppliers and government bodies
* Operationally handle all import shipments on our in-house system
* Deliver high levels of customer service
* Support commercial awareness and management team
* Support and assist colleagues in other departments
* Any other duties as required for the smooth operation of the department

Experience required
* Experience in either freight forwarding or transport planning with key focus on airfreight.
* Ability to understand and execute new processes.
* Any air freight experience in military, government or MOD freight that would be advantageous
* Excellent knowledge of MS office features, especially excel.
* Strong affinity with required customer quality standards.
* Very good time management skills with the ability to set priorities, fulfil critical tasks in time and keep to deadlines.
* Perseverance and resistant to challenges

Salary and Benefits
£28,000 To £30,000
Healthcare After Qualifying Period
Pension up to 5% After Qualifying Period
Life Insurance
23 Days holiday to start rising with length of service + Bank Hols

Pensions=, bonus, Hybrid working

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