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Sea Freight Pricing/Commercial Clerk

Sea Freight Pricing/Commercial Clerk

18,000 - 25,000



Based at Birmingham Business Park we are now looking for a Sea Freight Pricing/Commercial Coordinator to join the freight forwarding team.

Your role will involve developing and building relationships to ensure a high level of customer service is provided to clients. You will maintain a high level of awareness of market fluctuations in rates and charge, whilst negotiating and re-negotiating rates with carriers that are beneficial to customers.

Providing quotations to customers within short timescales, taking account of transit times, routes, and opportunities for minimising customer costs by utilising sharing between carriers. Communication with overseas agents and clients in a clear precise and effective manner.
Maintain profit and loss data for all accounts. # Accurate & timely reporting to department manager.

In order to apply for this role you must have a freight forwarding background with experience of freighting costs involving shipments from Far East, Indian Sub-Continent and/or USA and the Familiarity with the use of all forms of haulage, sea, road, rail and air.

Experience of managing client/customer relations with good verbal and written communication, to provide a professional image to customers and suppliers.
The ability to liaise with a global network of agents, suppliers, shipping lines, hauliers. A good awareness of spreadsheets and the ability to produce reports and use formulas to manipulate data.

You will also have the ability to grow repeat business and develop new opportunities. International experience and exposure plus the ability to work with a global network of agents, suppliers, shipping lines, hauliers, and rail and air lines in other countries.


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- Midlands West, Birmingham
Benefits:18000-25000 Salary
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:31969 FP/12768/
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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