Freight Forwarding Import Clerk

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  • Post Date: January 5, 2021
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Job Overview

Job Title: Freight Forwarding / Import Clerk

Location: Ashford

Salary: £22k-£28k + company profit related bonus

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm

If you're looking for a new Freight Forwarding position then apply today. I have just learnt about an incredible company who are a hugely successful distribution company seeking to recruit a new employee within their logistics office. You'll be working as part of a supportive team of 4.

Key responsibilities within your new role would be:

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.
Obtaining 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 dutiesEssential 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
Ability to work to deadlines and meet targetsNext steps…

Apply today if you have Freight Forwarding experience. The company we're recruiting for would like to conduct MS Teams interviews initially at this time. We look forward to receiving your application.

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