Freight Logistics Operator

Freight Logistics Operator

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £23000 per annum

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    Suzanne Wheatcroft

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Freight Logistics Operator

Location - Cardiff

Salary - up to £23k DOE

Hours of Work - Full Time - Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm (1 hour for lunch)

Bonus incentive - to be discussed at interview stage

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Freight Forwarding Sales Executive to work for an international freight forwarder and logistics provider.

About the Role

* Preparing and arranging for the shipping / freight of Customers orders for overseas in accordance with Customer instructions.

* Ensuring the correct documentation is raised to achieve payment.

* To operate and facilitate freight enquiries and customer transaction for both import and export services across all modes of Airfreight and EU Road.

* General administration duties revolving logistics.


* Reading customers orders to determine required method of packing, despatch, Terms of payment, Delivery address, case markings, documentary and delivery requirements and distributing documents accordingly.

* Checking worklist daily for items, quantity and order status.

* Create picking lists and shipping documents from inhouse systems and where necessary edit to suit customer requirements.

* Raising export sales and freight and insurance invoices.

* Create and amend Billing documents.

* Distributing documents accordingly.

* Arranging insurance cover where appropriate.

* Supporting with new tendering opportunities.

* Answering customer queries either directly or by reference to Sales & Services / Contracts.

Qualifications / Requirements

* Previous experience in a Freight Forwarding / Logistics environment.

* A detailed knowledge of customs regulations, export documentation and import regulations of overseas countries.

* Computer literacy word, excel and e-mail systems.

* Excellent telephone manner and Customer Service Skills essential.

* Ability to cope well under pressure.