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Freight Shipping Clerk - Temp

- Job Description Temp role 6 months

This is a 6 month fixed term role to provide additional support to my client during the initial Brexit period.

Overall duties shall include the planning, scheduling and administration of import & export routes and shipments by either air, road and ocean. Communicating with the customer, other parts of the LTP organisation and 3PL service providers to ensure shipments are completed as planned. The role will involve supporting other staff and ensuring that shipping processes are efficient and optimized. Additional tasks will include cost control, service provider management, reports and KPIs.

Providing technical solutions, quotations and route planning for shipments.
Cost control & management.
Accurate & Prompt response to enquiries and queries
Despatch client shipments
Shipment consolidation and optimisation
Progress shipment chasing through network, overseas offices or other service providers
Shipment creation and update with IT systems
Liaison and planning with service providers
Communicate with client to ensure documents/shipping instructions are available
KPIs and shipping reports and appropriate information.
Filing/Administration duties
Service provider and Carrier management

Previous experience in Road, Air & Sea Exports and/or Imports Freight Forwarding knowledge -essential for this role
Knowledge/Experience of Customs Processes
Good Customer Service skills and abilities
Sound organizational skills
Able to communicate at all levels
Good IT capabilities and understanding
Numerate & Literate
Flexible able to complete tasks by the end of each day
Use own initiative for problem solving
All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Cheshire
Benefits:£25,000-28,000 basic salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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