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Freight Forwardng Coordinator

Job Title

Freight Forwardng Coordinator

Reference13918457001_421566
RecruiterMichael Page Procurement & Supply Chain
Industry SectorTransport & Distribution, Warehousing & Distribution
Salary£25,000 per annum
Town/CityWalsall
LocationsWest Midlands, West Midlands
Contract TypePermanent
Job CategoriesImport & Export
Date Posted04 May 2018

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My client is looking for an experienced freight forwarder to join their rapidly growing business. You will be experienced in all aspects of freight forwarding, mainly road but elements of sea and air too. This role offers fantastic progression for the right candidate. It is Monday to Friday office hours.

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Description





Efficient Operational organisation based on specific Customer requirements



Maintain and improve profitability through effective purchase negotiation and routing optimisation



Create and update data files/records accurately



Ensure that clear instructions/bookings/references are sent for all spot loads



Monitoring of shipments, advising customers of any delays or problems



Proactively seeking suitable contingency arrangements to avoid known problems/potential delays



Actively source new suppliers and research alternative route/co-load opportunities



Maintain supplier records



Produce transport documentation



Work within 5S guidelines to maintain and improve efficiency



Providing quotations to customers (internal and external) and Commercial Team



Data entry logging of all quotations made



Respond to customer enquiries, claims and requests



Warehouse checks and recording of freight in ‘Forwarding’ bays



Produce and record required KPI’s



Arrange and Monitor Freight movements daily and update Customers and Contract teams/Management



Generate, update and maintain all spreadsheets required by the Customers and Management



Liaise with Contract Teams/Team Leaders to resolve additional queries



Compile and process all documentation required to action freight movements



Process Sales & Purchase Invoices



Act as the main focal point for Customer requirements



Verifying customer’s schedule and determining material availability, planning any special requirements



Liaise with hauliers to arrange deliveries as per Customer requirements





Profile



At least 3 years proven experience within a freight forwarding role with a freight forwarder covering ROAD,SEA AND AIR.



Good Customer Service Skills



Good Standard of numeracy/literacy



Quick to respond to new challenges



Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines



Problem and Investigative skills



Presentation of Documents/Spreadsheets



Can prioritise work load



Displays a confident and professional manner



Attention to detail



Team member



Language(s) ideal not essential.











Excel Spreadsheets/Pivot Tables/ V Look ups



Microsoft Office/Word



E-mail/fax/copier



IT Skills



Bespoke in-house Freight Forwarding System



Job Offer

Salary of £25,000 + Benefits

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