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Exports Clerk - Cross Trade

Our client is a global leader in multi modal freight solutions, they provide customer specific transport solutions to shippers of all sizes worldwide.
With over 300 people strategically placed in 10 locations throughout the UK and Eire, and over 250 offices world-wide. This company is ideally positioned to handle international ocean, air and trailer movements from all around the globe.

We are now looking for a Freight Exports Operations Clerk to work in the crosstrade department in Greater Manchester. Handling an air and sea and some road freight movements but mainly Sea and Air Freight export shipments from anywhere outside of the UK. This office is also the overseas supplier logistics control tower for global accounts worldwide
The position is more as a controller and the person in this role must be able to ensure that the client is keep up to date and the shipment moves from the vendor to the customer plant on time and without any delays.

This will include communication with other offices or other Third party agents to ensure all shipments run smoothly, and instructions are followed and correct paperwork is received.
Dealing with customers / shipping lines and overseas offices, giving quotations, handling shipping instructions, EDI, pre-alerts, track and trace, key account handling

You will have a good communications skills, ideally knowledge of Inco terms what they mean etc, and how this relates to the customer with knowledge of handling shipments from China / Japan / India / USA and knowledge of cross trade shipments and what is involved with them, the necessary documentation etc.

This is an unusual role within a freight forwarder but it is also very interesting one with a wide range of skills sets that are needed really interesting and great opportunity


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:£23-28k salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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