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Freight Forwarding/Customs Coordinator

Ref: VAC-12726
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Felixstowe
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Freight Forwarder
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Import Freight Forwarding Clerk
Our valued client is seeking an Import Freight Forwarding Clerk, this is a great opportunity where the successful candidate will be working alongside a specialised team within freight forwarding where they can gain valuable experiences in order they develop in their roles.

Duties Include:

– Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Freight Forwarding essential
– Customs clearance experience essential
– Excellent Customer Service skills
– End to end processing of import freight forwarding
– Excellent communication skills liaising with internal and external stakeholders
– Good numeracy, IT and knowledge of Microsoft packages
– High attention to detail
– Updating information in in-house systems
– Monitoring and managing any related charges and invoicing
– Arranging customs clearance and any warehousing requirements
– Liaising with customer on delivery or release of goods
– All work to be carried out to comply with Standard operating processes.
– A professional, positive and flexible attitude at all times
– A flexible approach with a can do attitude
– Working to agreed company KPI’s to measure performance.
– Meet agreed deadlines and follow up action where needed
– Commercial awareness
– Effective time management
– Team player
– Organised and able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines

Experience desired within:

– Food products
– Destin8

About the Company:
Our valued client is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics providers with offices in Essex, Heathrow, Manchester, Felixstowe and Cork.
They have an experienced team of logistics professionals, with a global office network and warehouses in strategic locations worldwide.
Location of the role is based in Felixstowe and they provide a good, positive and supportive working environment with a family feel, where they value their staff.

Salary & Benefits:

The company is offering a competitive salary from £25K + depending on experience


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