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Air Freight Imports Specialist

Our client, a major player in the Global Freight Forwarding market is looking for an AIR FREIGHT IMPORTS CLERK to be based in their Hayes location.

The Import Operational Specialist will join a dynamic team that undertakes a range of activities to support the overall London Airfreight Import operation.

Your main responsibilities will include...

Coordination of all the international air import movements for various customers to the organisation
Managing commercial terms of freight, arrival confirmation and pre-alert details & managing demurrage
Responsible for customer service internally, bookings, documentation, and execution of routing for assigned shipments.
Verify that shipments are processed through customs
Assists the day-to-day operations of import colleagues to ensure that customer requirements are met.
Responsible for communicating information and instructions to/from consignees
Trace shipments through transit points up to final destination and advise customer as needed
Adhere to the Duty & VAT payment policy
Maintain database
Support the measurement of Key Performance Indicators
Create delivery notes for Import Operations-controlled accounts

The Successful Applicant

Two or more years experience within the Freight Forwarding Industry.
Experience of HMRC procedures
Commercial awareness.
Clear and concise communication skills (written and spoken)
Ability to follow processes, support a culture of improvement, and adopt new business strategy.
Knowledge of Freight Forwarding industry: imports, exports and related processes
familiar with Microsoft Office programs and you may also be required to be able to operate other equipment dependent upon the employer which will be specified in the position being advertised

Office Location: Hayes, UB3 1HJ
Work days: Mon Fri 09:00 17:30
Salary: up to 27k per annum depending on experience plus additional excellent bonuses
Pension and Life assurance
Health club membership vouchers


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- London and M25, Middlesex
Benefits:£24-27k basic salary; pension; life assurance; health club vouchers
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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