- Coordinate and manage the transportation of goods across various modes of transportation, including air, sea, and land.
- Prepare and process necessary shipping documentation, including customs clearance, bills of lading, and export/import documentation.
- Communicate and negotiate with carriers, suppliers, and customers to ensure smooth operations and resolve any issues or delays that may arise.
- Track and monitor shipments to ensure timely delivery and provide regular updates to clients.
- Maintain accurate records of all transactions, including shipping details, costs, and related documentation.
- Stay updated with industry regulations and requirements to ensure compliance with customs and international trade laws.
- Collaborate with internal teams, such as warehouse and procurement, to ensure seamless logistics operations.
- Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement efficient procedures to enhance overall operations.
Qualifications & Skills
- Proven experience as a Freight Forwarder or in a similar logistics role.
- In-depth knowledge of international shipping procedures, customs regulations, and documentation.
- Familiarity with various transportation modes, including air, sea, and land.
- Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and suppliers.
- Proficient in using logistics software and tools for tracking and managing shipments.
- Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy in processing documentation.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- Relevant certifications in freight forwarding or logistics would be advantageous.
Salary & Benefits
The salary for this position ranges from £30,000 to £40,000 per annum, based on qualifications and experience. In addition to competitive compensation, we offer the following benefits:
- Flexible work arrangement with the option to work remotely from anywhere in the UK.
- Opportunities for career growth and professional development.
- A supportive and collaborative work environment.
- Comprehensive health and dental insurance.
- Generous holiday and leave policy.