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Freight Forwarder - Ocean

Freight Forwarder required. Our client are an international, privately owned freight forwarder that have been operating on the marker for over 3 decades. Due to the on-going success and profitable business wins our client now requires an enthusiastic Ocean Freight operator to join a dynamic and growing team.

As the ocean freight forwarder, you will be responsible for handling sea freight import/export operations and related documentation. It is envisaged you will have 5 year’s experience in the Sea Freight Forwarding and hold a sound understanding of the Freight Market.

Ocean Freight Forwarder – Position Overview

* Handling starts to finish shipments for all modes of transport or a large key account.

* Arranging Sea import and export operations

* Arranging payment of Freight

* Maintaining communication clients through all phases of shipment journey

* Liaise regularly with overseas offices partners, agents & clients.

* Liaise with warehouse dept. to ensure goods are booked into the warehouse prior to arrival.

* Prepare & provide documents to customers in accordance with the terms of shipment standard operating procedures.

* Customs clear shipments, as appropriate

Ocean Freight Forwarder – Position Requirements

* Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Ocean Freight Forwarding.

* Experience in Sea Freight is a must.

* Excellent IT skills to include Microsoft packages.

* Experience and knowledge of Dangerous goods would be advantageous.

* Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills are essential.

* Ability to handle pressure and good time management.

* Highly enthusiastic and self-motivated

Ocean Freight Forwarder – Position Remuneration

* Salary £32,000 – £38,000 (dependant on experience)

* Monday to Friday 9:00am – 17:30pm

* 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)

* Parking on Site

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