Freight Forwarding Import Clerk

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  • Post Date: January 5, 2021
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Job Overview

HR GO Recruitment are currently assisting a reputable, family-run company in the Ashford area in their search for a Freight Forwarding import Clerk. Our client prides themselves on the first-class service they provide to their customers and are seeking someone who shares this passion. As a freight forwarder, the main focus of this role will be logistics and ensuring all entries are completed correctly in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilities:

Completing day to day DEFRA entries for all air, sea, and road freight shipments.

Constant communication with external organisations such as HMRC, shipping lines and Haulage firms

Obtaining payments from customers, aligned with company policy

Calculating Duty / VAT costs for each individual shipment

Keep abreast of current changes in regulations and customs procedures

Provide administration support to the logistics department where necessary

The Ideal Candidate:

Previous experience in a freight forwarding role and customs experience is essential

Confident using Outlook and Excel and able to pick up new systems quickly

Knowledge of customs declarations within a freight forwarding or logistics role is advantageous

Excellent communication both verbal and written, due to dealing with external bodies

Proven customer service skills

Ability to work as part of a cohesive team as well autonomously

The role:

This is a full time, permanent position with a negotiable salary

Some weekend cover work will be required if necessary

Salary negotiable, depending on experience

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