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Freight Forwarder


Posted on Jul 21, 2021 by CV-Library

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£25k - £35k Annual

Freight Forwarder

EU Road Freight

Wythenshawe, Manchester

£25,000 - £35,000 (Flexible Depending On Experience)

Plus EOY bonus

Monday – Friday, 09:00-17:30

An exciting new role has arisen with a leading forwarder, for an experienced Freight Forwarder. The role is to organise and coordinate the import and export of goods within Europe.

The ideal candidate will have a freight forwarding background within import & export road freight, knowledge and understanding of customs clearance and documentation and, experience negotiating with hauliers.

The Candidate;

* Experience of working as a Freight Forwarder
* Import and export experience within EU road freight
* Freight Forwarding experience via road is highly advantageous
* Customs clearance and entries experience is desired
* Experience of CHIEF, Destin8, CNS or Data Freight is highly desirable
* A good knowledge and understanding of customs documentation i.e. Bills of Lading & Letters of Origin
* Freight forwarding experience within furniture, chemical or clothing is highly desirable
* Up to date knowledge of import and export regulations
* Good organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise workloads
* Strong customer service skills
* Ability to communicate effectively and clearly
* Confident decision making and negotiating
* Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
* Must have a flexible approach
* Be able to work within a developing forward thinking team

Duties and Responsibilities;

* Full end to end process from arranging hauliers to POD
* Handling EU Road freight, imports & exports – planning trailers & negotiating prices with hauliers
* Managing all customer queries and booking within a timely manor
* Booking deliveries
* Producing and sending sales invoices
* Work with internal departments to ensure customers’ orders are shipped on time
* Providing information to the team and customers directly relating to HMRC customs and excise for the export of shipments via road, air &/or sea
* Communicate with key accounts, customer service & sales department to ensure resolution of any issues in transit

* Advising on the documentation necessary for direct import/export, transit movements
* Ensuring that all necessary custom clearance processes post Brexit are implemented in a timely and accurate fashion
* Utilising your knowledge of customs tariffs, CPC codes and security declarations
* To ensure the company is fully compliant with the requirements of HMRC and other relevant bodies. And ensure good query resolution

If you have Freight Forwarding Experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply via the link.

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