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Freight ForwarderKingston Upon Hull

Ref: HB27417_1549618563

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented Freight Forwarder to join my client's team in Hull.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented Freight Forwarder to join my client's team in Hull.

As Freight Forwarder you will report directly to the Operations Manager. The position is focused towards the Ocean Freight Import and Export customers; ensuring customers expectations are met from origin to destination. The candidate should also be prepared to be involved multi modal as required and offer support to the supervisor during holiday and absent periods from the office.


As Freight Forwarder, you main duties will include, but not be limited to:

*Follow strict and time sensitive SOP's/KPI's to ensure compliance
*Work closely with internal and external customers
*Invoicing and job costing
*Customs Entries/UCR
*Assist with customer quotations and maintain regular customer tariffs as required
*Attend to CofO/EUR1 documentation
*Letter of credit work as required
*Month end department compliance
*Ensure all reports including internal and customer specific are completed within the deadline
*Resolve queries from customers and suppliers
*Air and Road freight as required


To be successful in the role you will be able to demonstrate:

*A high level of planning experience with regards to the export of high volume shipments from door to door for Ocean shipments Import and Export
*Knowledge of multi-modal import/export processes
*Comprehensive shipping line service knowledge
*A high level of customer service skills
*Knowledge of Customs Tariff and Procedures
*Profitability and result-oriented and always looking for improvement in business processes
*Team oriented
*Financial Awareness
*Negotiation Skills
*Willingness to work flexible hours as the business requires

If you would like to apply for this role please forward your CV preferably in Microsoft Word format to us including your full postal address and contact telephone numbers.
*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.

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