Air Freight Import Specialist

£29,000 - £32,000

Location: Manchester

Job reference: 441632

Job Summary

My client is a global freight forwarding company, we have a vacancy for an Air Freight Import specialist, to join a dynamic team that undertakes a range of activities which support the overall Manchester Airfreight import operation. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Coordination of all the international air import movements for various customers to the organisation
  • Managing commercial terms of freight, arrival confirmation and pre-alert details
  • Responsible for customer service internally, bookings, documentation, and execution of routing for assigned shipments.
  • Verify that shipments are processed through customs
  • Assists the day-to-day operations of our import colleagues to ensure that customer requirements are met.
  • Responsible for communicating information and instructions to/from consignees
  • Trace shipments through transit points up to final destination and advise customer as needed
  • Adhere to the Duty & VAT payment policy
  • Maintain mandatory milestones and remarks through Logis ( DGF internal system ), support the measurement of Key Performance Indicators
  • Create delivery notes for Import Operations-controlled accounts

The Ideal Candidate


  • Experience of HMRC procedures
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Clear and concise communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Ability to follow processes, support a culture of improvement, and adopt new business strategy.


  • Two or more years experience within the Freight Forwarding Industry.
  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at Grade C and above or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Freight Forwarding industry: imports, exports and related processes
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office programs

In addition to the generous salary, our client also offers a range of excellent benefits to employees 0333 023 0045


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