Freight Forwarder

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Glasgow
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Sector
Driving and Logistics
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Operations Coordinator - Freight Forwarding
Glasgow

Our client, a prominent player in the global freight sector, are seeking a proficient Operations Coordinator. This role presents a stellar opportunity to play a critical role in enhancing service delivery, ensuring every client feels uniquely valued. The ideal candidate will be instrumental in adding value to our client's services, providing the team with the skills and knowledge necessary for superior client service. Specialising in Multimodal - Ocean, Air, and Road Import and Export operations, this position is designed for individuals seeking a challenging and fulfilling career in global logistics.

Key Responsibilities:

- Efficient planning and arrangement of international consignments, adhering to client instructions and ensuring operational excellence.

- Financial oversight of both costs and revenues, aiming to maximise profitability within operations.

- Demonstrate adaptability and teamwork to maintain consistent, uninterrupted service to both clients and their customers.

- Engage in effective communication to address any deviations from established transport plans, ensuring transparency and prompt resolution.

- Deliver outstanding customer service and foster relationship building from the onset, utilising both phone and email communications.

- Ensure compliance with customs requirements, managing inquiries and other communications swiftly and competently.

- Advocate for continuous improvement through cross-training within the team and professional management of customer feedback.

- Support a multifunctional team approach, enhancing the breadth of client solutions and ensuring the timely communication of key project stages.

Minimum Requirements:

- Comprehensive knowledge of Road Freight, Air Freight, and Sea Freight.

- Experience with logistics and customs systems such as Destin8, Descartes, NES.

- Advanced ICT skills, with a confident demeanour in client-facing situations.

- Strong verbal and written communication abilities, paired with a friendly, calm, and professional approach.

- Ability to thrive under pressure, meet strict deadlines, and display enthusiasm, flexibility, and motivation.

- Excellent organisational skills, capable of collaborating closely with internal departments, and willingness to work flexible hours during busy periods.

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