Freight Forwarder - Multimodal Operator

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Sector
Driving and Logistics
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
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I have a superb opportunity for a Freight Forwarder to work for an established Global Logistics & Freight operator working close to their site in Manchester but working a hybrid role, predominantly working from home and attending the office as and when required.

About the role:

  • Working within 5 prime areas, Supply chain optimization, freight forwarding, contract logistics, distribution & express and road transport.
  • You will have general knowledge of Multimodal Transport, predominantly Export Sea Freight.
  • You will be providing services of clearances, quotes, arranging shipment/deliveries, invoicing and other functions as required.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have general knowledge of Multimodal Transport
  • Export Sea Freight exposure
  • 4-5 years knowledge of the international Transportation & Logistics industry in export Air Sea road operations
  • A good knowledge of financials and the impact on business
  • A very good knowledge of IT systems & Processes used within transport sector

Daily Duties:

  • Completion of end to end forwarding activities
  • Follow strict and time sensitive SOP's and KPI's to ensure compliance
  • Work closely with internal & external customers
  • Offer top class customer service
  • Use of Cargo wise (Next Gen) & MS Office
  • Ensure invoicing, job costing, CIA, Netting and milestone are updated within the required timeframe
  • Month end department compliance
  • Customs Entries
  • Ensure all reports including internal and customer specific are completed within the deadline
  • Resolve queries from customers and suppliers
  • Remain in contact with customers and suppliers to maintain relationships
  • To take part in customer reviews when required to build up visibility and relationships with customers.
  • Assist sales and management with customer development

Salary

£28,000 to £30,000 (DOE) working 9am- 5pm Mon- Fri, plus an extensive benefits package and career progression opportunities.

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