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Freight Forwarding Clerk

We are now recruiting for a global freight forwarder and 3PL company, providing clients with leading supply chain solutions and value-added services.
Based at their offices in the middle of Wilmslow, we are now looking for a bright, enthusiastic and motivated candidate to join the team in the freight forwarding department. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person with some experience of freight forwarding to establish themselves within a growing company.

Key Responsibilities

Administer import and export shipments (mainly Ocean and Air) via email, telephone and Cloud based systems.
Facilitate successful relationships with suppliers, primarily in Asia, to ensure import shipments are scheduled on a timely basis.
Manage reports to clients with regular updates on shipment details and costs.
Provide quotations to clients for air, sea and road freight shipments.
Issue collection & delivery instructions to the appropriate transport vendor.
Raising sales invoices and Duty/VAT invoices to clients.
Perform regular analysis, reconciliations, problem solving and progress chasing of all shipments and invoices.
Liaise with Company Management on all active shipments & invoices.

Skills & Experience

Previous experience of working for a freight forwarder.
Great customer service and interpersonal skills.
Experience of Cargo Wise or similar freight management system would be advantageous
You should be good at problem solving, be commercially astute and possess good verbal and written communication skills.
Have the ability to work well under pressure with good organisational skills.
Must have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Any experience with customs clearance documentation is a bonus.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: £20,000.00-£26,000.00 per year
Job Type: Full-time


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:£20,000-26,000 salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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