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Sea Export Clerk

Our client is an independent freight and logistics company who specialise in Sea and Air Freight Shipping, European Logistics and Bulk Haulage. Since 1987 they have provided superior quality export and transportation services across the UK, Ireland and the rest of the world. Building and developing a reputation for professional, efficient and friendly services.
We are now looking for a Deep-Sea Freight Export Operator to join the busy freight forwarding team.

Your role will include ..

Receive, process and manage incoming customer quotes and bookings

Deep Sea and some Air freight exports including FCL / LCL and air freight

Supplier and customer rate negotiations (receiving enquiry, obtaining rates from approved suppliers along/with working out rates in order to cost back to the client

Liaise with Suppliers to fulfil customer bookings, problem resolution, job tracking, closing the job

Quote chasing and conversion on live jobs

Identifying and pursuing new selling/sales opportunities

Accountable for ensuring highest levels of data quality data input into bespoke program in the timescales required by company

In order to apply you will you must have Sea freight exports experience gained in freight forwarding.
You will have excellent attention to detail and excellent customer service skills
A good team player, with excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to work in a fast paced and exciting environment.
Proven problem solving and negotiation skills are critical as are customer focus and the ability to build rapport over the phone.
With good planning & organising skills together with excellent levels of attention to detail and a structured approach to work.
This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking company with genuine career prospects for the right individual.

Candidates from the Wolverhampton, Dudley, Oldbury and West Bromwich area would be ideally placed for this role.


Bonus after 6 months ranging from £125/£450 per month


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, - Midlands, Birmingham, Worcestershire
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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