Freight Forwarder

Job Title: Freight Forwarder
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000
Reference: 1149384
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Job Published: August 02, 2021 09:32

Job Description

Import Coordinator
£18,000 - £35,000
Dynamite Recruitment are pleased to be recruiting for our dynamic client based in Southampton that are looking to recruit experienced Import Clerks/Freight Forwarders to join their busy and growing team.
They are ideally looking for candidates from a similar industry including, Transport, Logistics, Freight Forwarding, Customs Clearance, Import and Export.
Main duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Dealing with shipping lines
  • Raising quotes and purchase orders
  • Arranging haulage
  • Managing the Freight process from collection through to delivery
  • Communicate with hauliers and suppliers and deal with all enquiries
  • You will develop and build a strong client base
  • Ensuring you are managing all aspects of the import process
  • Completing the custom procedures with total accuracy ensuring that deadlines are met both internally and those defined by customs
  • Obtaining and communicating internally and externally all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met
  • Managing customer issues and the ability to deal with minor issues, disputes or complaints
  • Ensuring documentation is UpToDate
  • Proactively actioning duties on a daily basis, supporting the team during times of absence or holidays
  • Attend customer meetings and identifying areas and services we can sell to our existing clients
  • Assist with staff training and sharing knowledge within the team
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Working well as part of a team and continually improving processes
Benefits will include:
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Onsite parking
If you would like to know more, please get in touch with Shannon Preston at Dynamite Recruitment on 02392 455422