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Sea Freight Logistics Assistant

Sea Freight Logistics Assistant
Cheshire
£18,000 - £24,000
FP/13459/KK

Job Specification Sea-Freight Logistics Assistant

The Company

Established over 35 years ago and based in the heart Cheshire our client is a well-respected Freight Forwarder operating in global import and export markets.
We offer clients flexible and reliable tailor-made logistics solutions utilising various modes of transport to facilitate and manage the safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation of cargo.

The Role

We are currently looking for a Sea-Freight Logistics Assistant to join the Company.
The role comprises the co-ordination of a variety of aspects involved in the shipping process whilst providing the highest level of service. Responsibilities could include the following:-

Acting as the point of contact between the client and the supplier ensuring service commitments are achieved and maintained in accordance with both clients and companys aims and objectives
Offering the best pricing solutions possible to the client for their shipments
Liaising with multiple network partners, shipping lines and suppliers
Providing up to date information to clients and offering outstanding customer service
Completing all the necessary documentation for Import and Export shipments
Carrying out customs clearance procedures
Maintaining and updating the in- house database with a high level of accuracy
Sourcing potential new supply chain partners
Pricing, quoting, invoicing & reporting

The Person

This is an excellent opportunity ideally suited to someone with the drive and determination to succeed in a busy, lively environment. You will have an outgoing personality and be able to listen and follow clear instructions.
Being IT literate, you will prioritise your workload, work to tight deadlines, communicate effectively via e-mail and telephone and be able to carry out multiple tasks at the same time.
You will also assist other members of the department and company to develop our relationship with our clients.
This role will test your organisational & self-management skills and teach you how to effectively solve problems and work efficiently under pressure. Initially you will find the role very challenging but if you are prepared to work hard and put the effort in to learn, you will ultimately find the job extremely rewarding and satisfying.

TO APPLY FOR THE ROLE YOU MUST HAVE PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IDEALLY WITHIN SEA FREIGHT, BUT IF NOT OTHER FREIGHT FORWARDING, LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORT BACKGROUNDS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

The Sea-Freight Logistics Assistant role is office-based.

Salary

£18,000.00 £24,000.00 subject to experience. Auto enrolment pension

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Cheshire
Benefits:18000-24000 Salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:33633 FP/13459/
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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