• Permanent
  • Cardiff

Headford UK

Air & Ocean Export Operator

I am currently working with a mid-size Freight Forwarder based in South Wales. They are currently looking for an experienced Air & Ocean Export Operator to assist with their fast growth.

Job Details – Air & Ocean Export Operator

  • Organising the safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods for Air and Sea exports
  • Handling worldwide Air and Ocean export services on a start/finish basis
  • Handling export quotations
  • Maintaining and establishing good client relationships
  • Liaising with customers, overseas agents and shipping lines
  • Export documentation
  • Taking bookings
  • Keeping customers advised and updated at all stages of the export process
  • Invoicing and administration
  • Rate negotiations with providers


  • Air and Ocean export experience gained within a freight forwarding environment (minimum 2/3 years)
  • A good knowledge of Air Freight and Ocean Freight Export procedures and documentation
  • Strong knowledge of Air and Ocean documentation
  • A clear and confident communicator
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Some knowledge of imports would be an advantage

If this role sounds like it is the role for you please apply via the link or if you are looking for other Freight Forwarding roles please feel free to drop me an email on tom@headfordgroup.com