Import/Export FreightClerk

Import/Export FreightClerk

  • Location

    Bristol, England

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    Permanent Division

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  • Contact:

    Suzanne Wheatcroft

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Experienced Air/Ocean Freight Professional? If you have the right skill set and drive, you will be joining a forward thinking company with opportunities for career progression.

Our client, a global leader within the freight forwarding and logistics sector require an experienced Air/Ocean Operations Clerk to join a busy Import/Export team. You will have the opportunity to deal with a diverse portfolio of businesses, working with clients to move, manage and distribute goods offering a range of services and specialising in project logistics.

Position: Import/Export Freight Clerk

Location: Bristol

Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Salary: Competitive

Free Car Parking

Role Summary:

A challenging opportunity has arisen for an experienced, highly motivated and commercially minded individual to join the Operations Department. The successful applicant must have experience within the Import/Export industry, with Air/Ocean knowledge of GDP's and a background in air freight operations.

Key Responsibilities:

* Receive jobs from clients

* Job allocation to appropriate logistics service provider

* Ensure correct documentation for each job

* Customs declarations

* Validate shipment routing

* J2J transfers and pre-alerts

* Handovers and renominations

* Proactive support of customer service teams

* Irregularity handling and escalation as appropriate to customer services

The Ideal Candidate:

* Previous air/ocean freight experience essential

* Strong working knowledge of customs procedures

* Ideally worked to 4PL/LLP

* Dangerous good qualification would be ideal

* Operated to GDP

* Proficient in AS400

* Strong IT skills

* Excellent customer service skills