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Freight Forwarding Operator

Our client is a well-established and very successful freight forwarder offering a global freight service. Operating from a strong financial base and with direct access to the vast resources of a large and successful group specialising in international logistics and distribution. We are now looking for Freight Operations Coordinator to join the team at their offices in Dover.

Your role will involve process and manage a range of European and UK roadfreight shipments, seafreight and airfreight shipments, all from start to finish, using acquired skills to negotiate commercial pricing, place bookings, accurately raise shipping documentation and manage customer issues
The role is a senior role in the business and therefore the candidate is expected to lead by example, but you do not have direct people responsibility.

Main responsibilities include.

Manage road freight / seafreight / airfreight booking process with customers and suppliers.
Obtain and process pricing enquiries for all forms of transport.
Operate internal operations system, on-line booking and sales platforms, customs documentation.
Manage sales and cost reconciliation on a shipment by shipment basis.
Raise accurate operational documentation such as AWBs, Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin and EUR1s with great attention to detail.
Face to face customer meetings where required with specific objectives and results to achieve.

In order to apply for the role, you will have.

A knowledge of processing road freight and or seafreight and airfreight shipments, ideally in a freight forwarding company, together with commercial pricing experience.
Excellent relationship building skills with both customers and suppliers to maximise all opportunities.
The ability to prioritise, organise & manage time efficiently is essential within a busy operations team.
Attention to detail for the production of shipping documents.

Benefits

£25,000 to £30,000
Pension
22 days holiday to start

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- South, Kent
Benefits:£25,000-30,000 basic salary; pension; 22 days holiday to start
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:39248/FP15639/K
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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