Air & Sea Freight Forwarder

Location
Burton-On-Trent
Salary
GBP21000 - GBP25000 per annum +
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Ref
13861383/001
Contact
Reece Clarke
Specialist Area
Logistics
Job Level
Planner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am actively looking to recruit two experienced logistics professionals for two Air & Sea Freight Forwarder opportunities. The opportunities are based across the Burton-on-Trent area and are working for a rapidly expanding name in the industry.

Client Details

My client is a house-hold name within the freight forwarding industry and currently holds numerous high-profile automotive and manufacturing accounts. They are currently expanding their operation and are looking for two experienced new starters.

Description

As an Air & Sea Freight Forwarder you will work on accurately executing day to day freight forwarding operational activities across the world for a high profile account. You will cover the following tasks:

  • Negotiate and organising transport movements with a vast contact base of sub-contractors.
  • Ensure solid cost control through the arrangement of transport solutions at the low rate, without compromising upon quality.
  • Recording and planning both air and sea transport routes in line with SLA agreements.
  • Operational processing of transport insurance claims
  • Timely complete and respond to all customer queries surrounding transport solutions.
  • Support the culture of continuous improvement across the air and sea network.
  • Complete accurate shipment bookings and complete HAWB, MAWB and Sea Bills of Laden as required.

Profile

The successful candidate will be looking for a challenge with a sector leading logistics provider. You will ideally have 3+ years in a similar freight forwarding or 3PL background and ideally be available for an immediate start.

  • 3+ years experience in a freight forwarding or 3PL business.
  • Knowledge of Air, Sea and Road operations.
  • Experience in dealing with a network of sub-contractors
  • Experience of providing a transport solution in line with SLA's and within set cost-controls.
  • Desirable - strong knowledge within HAWB, MAWB, Bills of Laden.
  • Strong desire to provide only the highest levels of customer service.
  • Commutable to the Burton-on-Trent or Derby areas
  • Previous experience with a known Air & Sea Freight Forwarder.

Job Offer

£21,000-£25,000