Freight Forwarding / Import Clerk

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  • Post Date: January 7, 2021
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Job Overview

Freight Forwarding / Import Clerk

Based in Ashford

£22,000 – £28,000 (DOE)

Our client, a fresh produce importer based in Ashford, is currently looking to recruit an experienced Freight Forwarding/Import Clerk to join their team on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be required to work 8.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday. Some flexibility will be required as some weekend cover working from home will be needed occasionally. The salary for this role is £22,000 – £28,000 depending on experience.

Duties & Responsibilities

Completing day to day DEFRA (PEACH) entries for all air, sea and road freight shipments
Telephone and/or written communication with external organisations e.g., HMRC, Port Authorities, Shipping Lines, Hauliers, Suppliers
Obtain necessary Bill of Ladings and correct Tariff Headings. Obtain payments from customers in line with company policy
Liaising with customers, partners, shipping lines and carriers
Calculating Duty / VAT cost for each consignment
Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures
Planning and arranging deliveries
Providing administration support to the logistics and commercial team
Telephone queries, data input and general admin dutiesPersonal Specification

Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience
Knowledge of customs declarations ideally within a freight forwarding or logistics business
Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience
Confident in Microsoft Excel and Outlook
Ability to work under pressure
Excellent attention to detail
Exemplary customer service skills with the ability to work flexible hours when require.
Ability to learn and understand existing procedures
The ability to work independently as well as within a team
Able to work to deadlines and meet targets
Driven and self-motivated

If you would like to find out more please call freephone: (phone number removed) or email your CV

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