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Freight Forwarder

Undisclosed Company
Eastleigh, Hampshire
£28000 - £33000 per annum
Closing date
27 Apr 2021

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Are you an experienced Freight Forwarder? Are you an experienced Freight Forwarder looking for a new opportunity? Do you have AirFreight experience, or would you like to move into AirFreight with on the job training / support?

A niche Freight Forwarder based in the outskirts of Southampton (Eastleigh / Chandlers Ford area) are looking to recruit an Airfreight Forwarder to join a busy and established team that really are a specialist operating in a specific market. This company have been established for circa 25 years and are looking for an experienced candidate to join their reactive, fast moving courier and dedicated transport team.

In this role you will be leading the Airfreight product and also leading a small team (2 or 3 staff), you`ll be responsible for co-ordinating shipments across a number of large accounts. These shipments are time sensitive and will typically present with 48 hours-notice. They regularly have additional requirements surrounding them and so high attention to detail is critical. You could be responsible for Import, Export (domestic and international) and cross trade and could be working with air, sea, rail and road solutions - but as already stated AirFreight is the primary focus of this role.

The role is highly client-centric so great communication skills, and an ability to deal with contacts at all levels of business, are essential.
This company are a small team and put a great deal of emphasis on responsibilities, competence and contribution to the immediate team and overall Company.
Preferably you will have Dangerous Goods experience - and ideally a relevant Dangerous Goods qualification / certificate.

Salary and package:

£30,000 basic subject to experience and Dangerous Good certificates. (Salary may be negotiable for right candidate)
Discretionary company bonus
20 Days Annual Leave (Plus Bank Holidays)
Private Pension scheme
Death in Service insurance
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm

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