Your new company is a local logistics and freight forwarding company that offers a range of solutions in the movement of goods.
Your new role
Your new role will be to carry out the day to day duties of a sea freight forwarding agent. This will include liaising with customers to ensure a high level of service, primarily over the phone and by email. Providing quotations to best meet the customer requirements. Arrange shipments shipments to the UK and ireland and make contact with a wide range of suppliers, to plan container and import and export movements including to Europe. You will also offer other solutions that the company can offer such as warehousing. You will also be responsible for the completing the customs entries onto the database as well as maintaining the records. Alongside this you will be responsible for the management and retention of current customers and contracts, also ensuring information is correctly logged and tracked and passed on to the relevant departments within the company.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience within a sea freight forwarding environment and excellent knowledge of customs processes and HMRC formalities and procedures. You will also have extensive knowledge of the sea freight forwarding industry with a specific focus to the Northern Ireland Market. You will also demonstrate knowledge of dangerous goods legislation and be able to adhere to country requirements when necessary. You will also require strong customer service skills, be IT literate and hold a full UK driving license.
What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a highly competitive salary, a good work life balance with some flexibility around requirements, a pension and healthcare, 28 days holiday. The working hours are Mon-Friday 9-5.
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