Freight Forwarder & Clearance clerk

Ref: VAC-10419
Posted on: 10/07/2024
  • Salary: £28,000 + 36000
  • Location: Felixstowe
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Freight forwarder
  • Employment: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

Our client is a company working across Europe. They are looking for a self-motivated enthusiastic individual to join their team as Freight Forwarder and clearance clerk. You will be responsible for organising transportation for our clients, understanding their needs and requirements. You will also arrange clearance of imported cargo.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

– Providing quotations to clients
– Building and maintaining strong customer relationships
– Ensuring constant communication with customers over delivery’s and bookings
– Handling customs clearance and issuing any movements certificates as and when required.
– Requirements:
– Strong communication and people skills
– Ability to multitask under pressure with good planning and time management skills
– Good geographical knowledge of the UK & Europe
– Excellent attention to detail
– Knowledge of import and export customs procedures
– 2 years’ experience in transport planning and logistics
– Knowledge of driver’s hours, tachograph, and WTD legislation

Package & Benefits:

– Company pension
– On-site parking
– Sick pay
– Monday to Friday working

If you are interested in this role or any others we have please give Corrie or Leanne a call on 01394 570156 or 01473 375158

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