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Import Clerk

Ref: VAC-12518
  • Salary: £18,000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Southampton
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Freight Forwarder
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Import Freight Forwarding Clerk – Southampton

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:

– Previous experience in freight forwarding and customs clearance is essential
– 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
– 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

About the Company:

Our customer takes great pride in being a people business concentrating on the exact needs of their customers and tailoring a service to suit. They believe in lasting partnerships, founded on shared commitment to quality, value and service.
Location of the role is based in Southampton where 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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