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Sea Freight Forwarding Clerk

Our client is a well-established multi modal freight forwarder based in Birmingham they are now looking due to expansion for a Sea Freight Forwarding Coordinator Although dealing with both sea freight exports and imports the role is mainly handling sea freight exports. This is an amazing opportunity for a ocean freight specialist to join the team in a progressive company.


Quoting customers
Data entry paying close attention to detail while building jobs / inputting data.
Making timely import / export bookings with suppliers
Applying for documents from Chamber of Commerce
Completing customs entries for import / export shipments
Overseeing and completing the shipping process
Generating sales invoices, passing purchase invoices
Skills required
Applying candidates will have good knowledge of all aspects of Ocean (LCL & FCL & NES) Imports & Exports from point of origin to destination
knowledge and experience of customs procedures and documentation
Can complete customs entries and all aspects of import and export documentation / bookings / deliveries / quoting etc
Confident and effective communications skills (verbal and electronic), with the ability to build relationships with customers
Has full knowledge of all Incoterms as appropriate to Imports & Exports
Can collaborate with the customer to provide the best service available within the time constraints provided

Salary: Up to £35,000.00 per year
Christmas Bonus: Depending on annual performance
Flexi-Work: Working 1 day from home per week
Holiday Entitlement: 25 days, (33 incl. public holidays in 2022)
Equipment: Work laptop provided
On-site parking
Job Type: Full-time, 09:00-17:00, Monday - Friday


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Birmingham
Benefits:Up to £35,000 salary; Christmas bonus; flexible work; 25 days holiday plus bank holidays; laptop; parking
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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