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Air Freight Forwarder (Nights)

My client is one of the countries largest privately owned freight forwarders based in Burton-on-Trent area. The business has ambitious grow plans to rapidly expand into new markets over the coming decade, with large scale investment from a private entrepreneur.

Description

As an Air Freight Forwarder (Nights) you will report into the Senior Airfreight Manager and commute daily to Burton-on-Trent. You will also have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparing price quotations - Informing about the freight prices, port charges, cost of special documents, insurance prices as well as prices for handling the goods
  • Organising transport through third party transit means.
  • Providing valid insurance for the vehicles - trucks and trailers
  • Providing appropriate transportation means with adequate load capacity
  • Handling customs entries and arranging billings for VAT/Duties
  • Ensuring full HAWB and MAWB compliance and clearance.

Profile

The successful candidate will have an expansive background in the freight forwarding industry with a bias towards air freight. The ideally Air Freight Forwarder (Nights) will have the following skills and experience:

  • 2+ year's experience in freight forwarding in air or sea freight
  • Experience of customs compliance / HAWB & MAWB
  • Proven track record of calculating taxes and duties via imported air freight
  • Excellent customer service experience
  • Experience with Documentation Services (Certificates of Origin, Letters of Credit etc)
  • Commutable to the Burton-on-Trent area.
  • An ambitious drive to grow and succeed within the freight forwarding world
  • A foreign language skill would be advantageous.

Job Offer

£35,000-£40,000

Optional company bonus

Advertiser
Michael Page International Recruitment Limited
Reference
14068442/001
Job Category
Job Type
Town/City
Burton-On-Trent
Salary
£35000 to £40000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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