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Freight Forwarding Clerk

Our client is an award-winning global logistics company based at Manchester Airport they now have a very exciting opportunity to join the team as an experienced Freight Forwarder. They are a market leader in the shipping and transport industry, with 2 UK offices and others in strategic locations across the globe.

Your role in the freight forwarding team will involve ..

Prepare Shipping quotes, taking bookings and dealing with general customer enquiries in a professional and timely manner

Source, plan and monitor consignments, assessing any risk to targeted deadlines, and providing alternative transport solutions as a contingency option

Liaise with Service Providers and other 3rd party logistics suppliers in order to negotiate best possible rates and service

Obtain, check and prepare documentation to meet customs and packing specifications, and compliance with other countries regulations and fiscal regimes

Maintain communication and control through all phases of the journey, escalating to Seniors where appropriate

Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and new customers

In order to apply for this role, it is essential you have an air freight forwarding background with a flexible and positive attitude, eager and extremely customer focused. You must also be efficient, keen, and industrious and care about the job.
This is a fast-paced environment, fast moving, exciting and rewarding. You must be able to work with other staff as well as on your own and be able to communicate with others.

Benefits

You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return will receive a competitive salary, depending on experience plus benefits including pension and healthcare.

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:Competitive salary; pension; healthcare
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:40141/FP16141/K
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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