Headford Group are representing a well established forwarder seeking to expand their sea freight department. This position will be handling import and export shipments from worldwide destinations. They are potentially looking to take on 2 or 3 operators.
Handling of Sea freight shipments
Creation and processing of all sea freight documents from A-Z
Negotiating rates with shipping lines
Quoting rates to clients and customers
Customs declarations using software like CNS and Destin8.
Communication with customers and international partners
Booking of freight space at shipping companies
Preparation of offers
Settlement of orders
· Experience within A-Z of sea freight import/export (4+ years)
· Good manners, exceptional level of customer service
· Good negotiation skills
· Fluent English (Written & Spoken)
· Great knowledge of Microsoft Office
£25k-£35k negotiable depending on previous experience and salary.