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Freight Forwarder

CV-Library

Posted on May 5, 2021 by CV-Library

Mid Glamorgan, United Kingdom
Logistics
Immediate Start
£18k - £20k Annual
Full-Time

Freight Forwarder

Newcastle-under-Lyme (ST5)

Permanant Vacancy

Monday to Friday

Our client is a busy freight forwarding company based in Newcastle under Lyme, and are seeking an experienced all-rounder to join their freight team.
Freight Forwarder

The role will consist of handling import and export shipments on road, sea and air freight services, with a particular emphasis on road.

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years multi modal freight forwarding experience with a good knowledge of European road freight imports and exports. Shipments will be handled from initial booking stage through to delivery.

Strong communication and customer service skills are essential. You must be organised, adaptable, flexible and be able to work on your own initiative.

What We Are Looking For:
Quoting customers and agents directly
Making bookings with overseas agents and making sure shipments are booked as planned and pre alerts are rec'd in good time
Booking jobs into the system
Sending out advice of arrivals
Liasing with overseas agents , shipping lines , airlines , hauliers
Obtaining clearance instructions from Importers to expedite import customs clearance
Booking in deliveries
Charging out VAT/Duty and freight charges to bill payer
Knowledge of terms of shipment
Knowledge of CPC's and tariff headings
Passing sales invoices

This is an excellent opportunity to develop within a growing team.

What We Offer:
Salary will depend on experience - approx. £18 - £20K
The holiday entitlement is 22 days for new starters then increasing to:-
25 days after 10 years
27 after 15 years
Plus 8 days statutory
With various increases up to a cap of 31 days
Pension available after 12 months service
Christmas Bonus - not guaranteed but has always been paid for salaries upto 25K
Annual pay review

If you believe that your skills and experience match what we are looking for please call Ethero Stoke on (phone number removed) or submit a cv to this advert and we will be in touch immediately


Reference: 213679909

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