Air Freight Forwarder

Air Freight Forwarder

Location: Coventry

Salary: £30,000 – £34,000 (DOE)

My client is looking for an experienced Air Freight Forwarder to join their team based in Coventry. The right candidate will have experience dealing with Air Freight operations, ideally with experience dealing with time-critical freight/goods. Previous experience with EU Road Freight Operations will also be desirable, as well as having a good knowledge base on Customs entries and brokerage.

Working hours: Monday to Friday – 9 hour rotational day shift

Package Benefits:

  • Annual Salary: £30,000 – £34,000 (DOE)
  • Great annual leave benefit.
  • Contributory Pension scheme.
  • Death in service benefit.
  • Social team events.
  • Employee rewards scheme.
  • Wellness and mental health assistance scheme.
  • Excellent training programme.
  • Opportunities and encouragement for progression within the company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day to day Air Freight operations, start-to-finish.
  • Liaise with international air freight agents, airline operators and brokers.
  • Supplier and client liaison and negotiation. Procuring, calculating and presenting air freight pricing solutions.
  • Monitor transports, ensuring all are running to schedule.
  • Provide excellent customer service.


  • Air freight operations experience is essential.
  • Time-critical logistics experience or knowledge desirable.
  • EU Road Freight operations experience or knowledge desirable.
  • Customs experience or knowledge desirable.
  • Pricing and negotiation experience desirable.
  • Excellent customer service experience.
  • Can work flexible hours.

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Location Coventry
Job titleAir Freight Forwarder
Salary £30000 - £34000
Consultant Alex Robinson
Consultant Phone 02392852326
Consultant Email
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