Freight Forwarder

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Lancashire | Ref: BBBH31900

Up to £27000.00 per annum + Benefits

Freight Forwarder


£27,000 + Benefits

Role Profile

Our client is an established Logistics business who are looking to recruit a Freight Forwarder to be based out of their growing operation based in Lancashire. You will be responsible for the full end to end process from completing bookings to the handling and co-ordination of the Freight.

Key Responsibilities:

* Processing bookings from customer by phone/email.

* Booking transport with European hauliers. Knowledge and relationships with own your own set of hauliers an advantage.

* Handling and co-ordinating the customs procedures now that the UK has left the EU.

* Handle the coordination of freight (road, air or ocean)

* Handle all operational aspects of import and export file management

* Liaising with third party hauliers for planning any additional capacity

* Producing a range of freight documentation including DGN's and bills of lading

* In down time you will be expected to make sales calls to generate new business.

Skills & Experience:

* Previous experience of working within a Global Logistics business is essential

* Strong attention to detail

* Experience of using a variety of systems

* Strong focus on customer service

* Previous experience of Sales/Business Development would be advantageous

* Up to date knowledge of all import/export and freight/shipping regulations

* EU freight forwarding experience

Client information

Our client is an established Logistics business based in Lancashire


£27,000 + Benefits

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