Freight Forwarder

Freight Forwarder – Crawley, UK – Up to £35,000

Job Type: Full Time

Our client who are a global freight forwarder are looking for a Freight Forwarder to join their team in Crawley, West Sussex.

The Freight Coordinator will be tasked to coordinate and process import, export and domestic shipments.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Managing shipments on an end-to-end’ operational basis from quotation, execution and client invoicing.
  • Responding to quote requests in a timely efficient manner for external and internal clients.
  • Booking of shipments with carriers
  • Ensure data is accurately entered into all systems in accordance with company best practice
  • Resolving day-to-day issues with Clients and Vendors.
  • Proactive communication to both internal and external clients with any identified actual or potential service issue.
  • Responding to service updates and status updates as required by internal and external clients.

Experience Required:

  • Experienced in start-to-finish operations from rate negotiation to invoicing
  • Must have prior experience working across Sea, Air or Road freight
  • Able to complete import customs entries
  • Confident in managing own accounts and liaising with overseas agents and carriers
  • UK experience in Import / Export Experience in Sea, Air or Road Freight Forwarding
  • Experienced in handling Dangerous Goods
  • Comprehensive understanding of import / export regimes and understanding of Customs Procedures
  • Comprehensive understanding of CDS/CHIEF

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location West Sussex
Job titleFreight Forwarder
Salary £30000 - £35000
Consultant Jamie Triggs
Consultant Phone 02392816899
Consultant Email
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