Senior Ocean Freight Export Operator

£25,000 - £30,000

Location: Stoke-On-Trent

Job reference: 441755


Job Summary

One of the UKs leading logistics and freight companies. Operate worldwide and can offer a full range of services in the UK, across Europe and Internationally across all trade routes.

Role Responsibilities

  • Providing a valuable service in our Ocean Freight department, to organise the safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods for sea exports
  • Handling of worldwide sea, export LCL and FCL shipments from start to finish
  • Providing a high level of customer service at all times and building good business relationships with clients
  • Maintaining and establishing relationships with customers new and old.
  • Liaising with customers, overseas agents and shipping lines
  • Rate negotiation with providers to ensure maximum profit per shipment
  • Arranging customs clearances
  • Dealing with any clearance queries/problems and resolving to minimise delays
  • Booking in jobs
  • Keeping customers advised and updated at all stages of the export process.
  • Invoicing and administration - approving vendor invoices and creating customer invoices and sending PODs
  • Handling export quotations
  • Liaising with hauliers and internal transport team
  • Any duties/tasks as requested by your Line Manager or a Director

The Ideal Candidate

  • A minimum of five years experience in working within an Operations or Transport office.
  • Ocean Export experience
  • A good knowledge of Ocean Export procedures and documentation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines with accuracy
  • Ability to work well within a small team and use own initiative
  • Computer literate
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude with a willingness to learn new skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong knowledge around FE consolidation

Preferred Experience but not essential:

  • Prior experience with a minimum of 2 years experience in Ocean Export
  • Knowledge of customs clearance and multi modal documentation
  • Some Knowledge of imports

The Rewards

  • Salary up to £30,000
  • Performance based incentives
  • Great development opportunities

 

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