Freight Forwarding /Import Clerk

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  • Post Date: January 11, 2021
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Job Overview

This is an exciting oppitunity for an experienced import clerk, working for a well established company based in Ashford,

Key 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 etc.

* 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 duties.

Essential Skills/Qualities Required:

* 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

This is a full time, permeant role offering a salary of £22k-£28k dependant on experience. Some weekend cover work will be required

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