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Freight Forwarder

Reference13931400001_407525
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorSea Freight & Shipping, Transport & Distribution
Salary£24,000 to £30,000 per annum
BenefitsCompany bonus
Town/CityDerbyshire
LocationsDerbyshire, East Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesLogistics Jobs
Date Posted12 July 2018

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I am actively looking to engage experienced and driven freight experts that are commutable to the Derbyshire area for an exciting new challenge. Prior experience in either air, sea, or road forwarding is necessary for the below opportunities.

Client Details

My client has undergone a large transformation in the logistics and shipping industry and has undergone major investment into their Derbyshire base. Their current team of 15 is rapidly expanding, through organic growth, to encompass a further 5 team members.

Description

The successful Freight Forwarder will report directly into the Site Operations Manager and cover an operational role on either the Road or Air & Sea Freight Desks. You will join a successful team of around 15 other members alongside the following job responsibilities:
  • Calculate weight, volume, and cost of goods to be moved in order to provide efficient solutions across air, sea and road freights.
  • Recommend shipping solutions to minimise cost, whilst maximum profit, in line with import & export regulations.
  • Select shipment routes, based on nature of goods shipped, transit times, or security needs.
  • Determine efficient and cost-effective methods of moving goods from one location to another.
  • Reserve necessary space on ships, aircraft, trains, or trucks.
  • Arrange delivery or storage of goods at destinations.
  • Arrange for special transport of sensitive cargoes, such as livestock, food, or medical supplies.
  • Arrange for cargo to be both imported and exported across the global, sometimes from port-to-port.

Profile

The successful Freight Forwarder will have previous experience of Air, Sea or Road Operations and desirably the following skills-sets:
  • Air, Sea or Road Freight Experience.
  • A mixture of import and export background.
  • Knowledge of customs compliance (i.e C88, SAD, HAWB, MAWB, Bills of Laden, EUR1's etc).
  • 3+ years experience within the industry.
  • The desire and hunger to succeed both operationally and commerically
  • Experience of pricing and quoting multi-modal logistics solutions.
  • Desirably educated to Degree Level.
  • Commutable to the Derbyshire area.
  • CILT qualifications would be advantageous
  • AVSEC Level D or similar would prove beneficial

Job Offer

£28,000-£30,000

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