Road Freight Import Export Clerk

Road Freight Import Export Clerk

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Permanent Division

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  • Contact:

    Suzanne Wheatcroft

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Permanent Role: Road Freight Import/Export Clerk

Location: Bristol

Competitive Salary Package

We are recruiting for an experienced commercially minded Road Freight Clerk to join a busy specialist Import/Export team based in modern offices in Bristol. Our client is a global leader within its sector with a diverse global portfolio of business clients.

Key Responsibilities:

* Take bookings and liaise with customers and allocation to appropriate logistics service provider

* Plan routes and loads for European Imports and Exports

* Complete all road freight documentations, negotiate rates and provide quotations

* Dealing with European Destinations such as France, Spain, Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey

* Managing FTL, LTL and Groupage movements

* Contacting clients making sure all information / paperwork has been received for the shipment

* Managing day to day Road Exports alongside working on specific key accounts

* Completing the full road freight process from start to finish

* Document production and reconciliation

* Monitor customs declarations

* Validate shipment routing against SOP and GDP guidelines (exports)

* Handovers and renominations (imports)

* Arrange collection from carriers and onward delivery to customer (imports)

* Handover to Job Administration

* Irregularity handling and escalation as appropriate to Operations supervisor

The Ideal Candidate:

* Previous freight forwarding experience essential

* Preferably AS400 Job Booking experience

* Excellent attention to detail, knowledge of Customs procedures and software, ability to prioritise

* Dangerous goods qualification desirable