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Freight Commercial Operations/Sales Clerk

Freight Commercial Operations/Sales Clerk
£23,000 - £25,000

We are now looking for a Freight Forwarding Operations/Sales Clerk for a global freight forwarder based in Avonmouth, Bristol. Working in all aspects of freight forwarding and telesales and becoming an effective contributor to the operation within the branch.

Responsibilities are..

oTo deal with all aspects of International and Domestic freight movements(Import, Export by Sea, Air and/or Land)
oLiaising with customers both on the telephone and potentially face-to-face with regard to collections/deliveries of International Freight movements
oLiaising with the customer to determine other opportunities for new lanes/activity
oTo act as a conduit between customers and suppliers to ensure all needs are met within the specified delivery time
oTo create customs declarations in line with HMRC and current legislation
oTo ensure COD payments are collected prior to movement of goods unless by specific agreement by the Branch Manager
oTo liaise with overseas offices for shipment movements, taking responsibility for monitoring progress and keeping the customer advised of the status
oProviding lead information to other offices in the UK where relevant
oIdentifying new business opportunities and progressing through sales and/or operations pipeline
oProviding telesales support on a weekly basis to the Business Development Manager and covering all aspects from cold calling, arranging appointments, and completing telesales duties including updating of administration function within CW1 (ediVIEW).
oWorking with the Branch on a daily basis to ensure all jobs are moving at a profit unless previously agreed

In order to apply for this role you will have operations background with a commercial flair and would like to handle a dual operations and sales role in a busy freight forwarding office.
Ideally we would like air and sea freight knowledge but we would welcome one mode of freight forwarding experience as long as you are commercially astute and would like to get involved in an ops/sales role.
You will be IT literate (ability to utilise MS Office tools such as Word, Excel, etc), Knowledge of Cargowise / EDI You will be results driven with a positive outlook and self- motivated.


Job Type:Permanent
Benefits:23000-25000 Salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:34393 FP/13689/
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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