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Freight Forwarder

£24000 - £26000 per annum

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Freight Forwarder

Permanent

£24,000 - £26,000 plus benefits

Ridgmont/MK43

Our client needs an experienced, ocean and air Freight Forwarder to join their busy team. You will be a strong communicator with experience of dealing with the demands of both the business and customer in a courteous and concise manner.

In return you will be placed within a growing business offering employee benefits and career progression.

Key responsibilities of the Freight Forwarder will include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all methods of transport for client goods
  • Research and organise the most appropriate route, packaging and cost of service
  • Work closely with origin offices to ensure consignments move on time
  • Obtain, check and prepare documentation to meet customs requirements, packing specifications, and compliance with other countries' regulations
  • Provide support regarding Customs clearance
  • Put in place special arrangements for transporting delicate cargoes, such as medical supplies
  • Generate accurate paperwork
  • Act as direct point of contact for clients, taking ownership of queries and following through to completion
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of freight.
  • Maintain systems with accurate and real-time data
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Working with internal teams and follow up resolutions, attend team meetings
  • Being able to remain calm under pressure and handle numerous priorities

The Freight Forwarder needs to have:

  • Solid experience in a ocean and sea Freight Forwarding essential
  • Exceptional IT skills including strong Excel
  • Experience in the transport of pharmaceuticals or perishables would be an advantage
  • Administration and coordination experience
  • Customer focus with excellent communication skills
  • Sense of urgency along with a 'can do' attitude
  • Enthusiast, flexible and adaptable
  • Able to follow processes and IT literate
  • Structured and organised
  • Proactive and takes ownership of tasks
  • Enjoys a team environment

If you feel you have what it takes to be the Freight Forwarder, please apply today because we'd love to hear from you!

Role advertised: 20 January 2020

WE WOULD PREFER YOUR CV IN WORD FORMAT

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northampton's leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance and Temporary divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit and like/follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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