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Multi Modal Freight Imports Manager

Our client is a well-established global service provider to the Freight forwarding, express and international parcels, warehousing and logistics industry. The network has more than 354 locations across 60 countries and with 13,000 employees serving alliance customers and attending to the details of their business round the clock, around the globe.

We are now looking for a Multi Modal Freight Imports Manager based at their offices near to Manchester Airport
You and your team will get involved in multi modal imports; you will manage an imports team whilst leading from the front

Your role will involve.
Create and issue quotations to prospects, customers and overseas offices and following these through.
Booking shipments with Airlines/shipping lines and hauliers
Negotiating rates
Arranging deliveries with the transport department or sub-contractors
Prepare, control & distribute all required import documentation to counterparts complying with regulations & internal procedures
Follow up shipment status, identify incidents & ensure resolution of incidents
Handling customer enquiries and maintaining relationships

Skills and experience required:
The Import Freight Operations Manager role is directly involved with all imported goods received into the country of destination. The principle function of the Import Freight Operations Manager is to arrange and manage the transportation cycle by air and ocean and to ensure all necessary paperwork is complete and legally acceptable to Customs to allow clearance and entry into the country of destination.
We require an individual who is a competent Import Specialist knowledge can be in Air, Ocean or both. You will be looking for the next step into management or already be a team leader/senior clerk but be looking to take your role to the next level..

In order to apply for this role, you will have experience of working in multi modal freight imports but you must have sea freight imports. You will have dealt with the full imports cycle, bookings, collections, booking with carriers, rate negotiation, export entries, raising shipping paperwork such as House Air Waybills, Master Air Waybills, quotations, certificates of origin etc.

Benefits
Salary up to £42,000 per annum per annum based on experience all candidates must have good Sea Imports knowledge
Hours Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm with a 60 minute break (37.5 hr working week)
This is a full time, permanent position.
Pension
Attendance Bonus

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:Up to £42,000 salary; pension; attendance bonus; Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm with a 60 minute break
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:39540/FP15808/K
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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