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European Freight Operator

Founded in 1989 our client is a specialist to the Freight Forwarding, Transport and Shipping industries. There current staff has a combined total of more than 75 years experience in the industry and they are now looking to strengthen the team and bring in an additional freight forwarding specialist to expand the team.

We are now looking for an experienced European Freight Operator to join our dedicated team based in Northwich. Primarily focusing on export freight, the role will include occasional support to the import team.

Key responsibilities:

To process bookings from clients by both telephone and email.
To arrange transport with European and UK hauliers knowledge of and relationships with hauliers would be an advantage.
Processing and submitting customs declarations.
Liaising with BIPs to arrange inspection of containers for clearance into the EU.
Producing / checking a range of freight and administrative documentation including bills of lading, invoices, Health certificates, CHEDs and T1s.
Comply with UK and EU regulations and requirements regarding export / import documentation.
Tracking shipments and updating clients on delivery times.

A good level of experience gained in the European road freight industry.
Customs experience essential.
Attention to detail.
Ability to pre-empt and solve problems.
A strong, confident communicator.
Competent computer / IT skills.
Knowledge of Cargowise an advantage.
Ability to work under pressure on own initiative whilst maintaining the highest level of customer service.


Salary is flexible dependent upon experience
Hours are 08:30 hrs to 17:00hrs
Excellent bonus scheme linked to company profitability.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Cheshire
Benefits:Up to £30,000 basic salary; bonus scheme
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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