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Freight Documentation Clerk

Our client is an independent freight and logistics company who specialise in Sea and Air Freight Shipping, European Logistics and Bulk Haulage. Well, established they provide superior quality export and transportation services across the UK, Ireland and the rest of the world. Building and developing a reputation for professional, efficient and friendly services.

We are now recruiting for Export Documentation Clerk role within my clients vibrant freight team, your role will involve

Raising bill of lading instructions and sending to relevant supplier from either Box Top system or ocean carriers online portals
Checking bill of lading is correct prior to sending to client for approval
Amendments to documents where required
Entering VGM via CNS or Destin8 on line portals
Approval of bills of lading and arranging post to customers
Raising UK customs entry via online portal
Completing certificates of origin / ATR / EUR1 via Ecert
Working to customs and bill of lading deadlines set by ocean carriers
Raising export paperwork for customers or letters of credit where/when needed

In order to apply you will have

Export Documentation experience, know how to raise a bill of lading instruction to carriers and check bill of lading for correctness.
Have excellent customer service skills
Have excellent attention to detail when needing to comply with various shipping requirements for different clients
Be able to use own initiative to solve day to day challenges
Be able to think on your feet and work to deadlines
Have pride in the work they produce
Knowledge of word and excel

Salary & Benefits

Salary £22-26,500 could be flexible subject to experience
Bonus scheme - Potential for small monthly bonus of £50-100 if work is of a high quality without errors (effective after passing 6-month probation)
Hours of work: 0830-1700hrs


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Birmingham
Benefits:£20,000-22,000 salary; bonus scheme; pension
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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