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Experienced Freight Forwarder

As a long established and well-respected freight forwarding company based in Halifax, West Yorkshire we now have the opportunity for a confident and experienced Freight Forwarder to join our AEO accredited company and help us to continue delivering excellent customer service in all aspects of import and export shipping.
Key role and responsibilities for Freight Forwarder:
* Manage all aspects of sea / air / trailer import and export shipments
* Handle detailed import and export customs clearance processes
* Monitor cargo movements and keep customers updated
* Liaise with customers, carriers, HMRC and customs brokers
* Create and maintain accurate records of cargo movements
* Work closely as part of a small team to deliver excellent customer service
Minimum requirements for Freight Forwarder:
* 3+ years experience in the freight forwarding industry
* the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
* a good working knowledge of HMRC procedures relating to imports and exports
* strong negotiation skills to obtain competitive rates from suppliers
* GCSE grade 5 (or equivalent) or above in Maths & English
* proficient in the use of current office software packages
What we offer for Freight Fowarders:
* a salary of between £22,500 and £32,500 based on experienc
* pension scheme contributions
* private health insurance
* bonus scheme
L B Freight was established in 1978 and we have been looking after the import and export shipping requirements of our varied client base ever since. Building long lasting and trusted relationships with our customer's remains at the heart of what we do. There is no better time to get involved in the freight forwarding industry, one that continues to evolve as world trade presents new challenges as never before

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