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Air Freight Forwarder

Reference13744048001_651110
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorSea Freight & Shipping, Transport & Distribution
Salary£24,000 to £33,000 per annum
Town/CityDerbyshire
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted08 February 2019

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My client operates in the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain sector and is looking to recruit a tenacious and time-effective planner to join their team in Derbyshire. The successful Air Freight Forwarder will be responsible for ensuring time-critical logistics deliveries are completed from across the global.

Client Details

My client operates out of their hub in Derbyshire and primarily deals with the import and export of fast-paced air freight deliveries. Their business is rapidly expanding and they currently contract out to many house-hold names and market leading global brands. Their business has expanded considerably over the last few years and their brand has now become a premium within the perishable goods arena.

Description

The successful Air Freight Forwarder will report directly into the company Operations Manager and will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Working in a perishable goods environment across air freight
  • Resolve customer queries and solve logistics problems
  • Actively monitoring of all shipments and setting our customer's expectations
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Providing quotes and price indications to our customers
  • Providing import/export solutions, when dealing with HMRC regulations.
  • Producing all relevant shipping paperwork and arranging transport and collections.

Profile

The ideal Air Freight Forwarder will have the following skills and attributes:
  • Previous experience in a time dependant logistics environment is essential.
  • 3 years + experience in air freight background.
  • Ideally IATA or other Dangerous Goods certificate qualified.
  • Desirably educated to Degree, or equivalent, level.
  • Strong experience in Import/Export regulations, ideally with a worldwide remit.
  • Ability to work a variety of morning and afternoon shifts, with weekend work.
  • Flexibility, positive and outgoing attitude.
  • The drive and tenacity to succeed, while delivering excellent customer service.
  • The ability to commute within the wider Derbyshire area.
  • Experience of the following systems would be beneficial: Hawbs, Manifest, Mawb.

Job Offer

£24,000-£33,000 + Bonus

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