Freight Forwarder/Operator

Position: Multi Modal Freight Forwarder

Location: Southampton, SO15

Working hours: 8.30 – 17.00 with an hour for lunch (37.5hrs per week)

Salary: £28,000 (Negotiable)

25 days holiday


Free Parking

The Company:

Our client are logistics and freight forwarding specialists comprising of: -Inbound shipping, customs bonded warehousing, storage, high volume order processing, B2B / B2C fulfilment, pre-retail services and freight management to end-customer deliveries across the UK, Eire and Continental Europe.

They are a well-established freight forwarder with over 30 years’ experience, employing over 1000 employees and help to support over 12,00 customers worldwide.

To coincide with growth plans we are now hiring for a freight forwarder/ freight operator to join their freight operations department based form their Southampton offices.

This is a varied role which covers both import and export freight operations across all modes of freight, (Ocean, air, and road Freight.)

Freight Forwarder Overview:

As our Freight Forwarder, you will be responsible for all forwarding tasks for both imports and exports, starting from the initial enquiry, and preparation of documentation right through to raising invoices. You will deal with import & export entries using various CPC’s including Home Use & CFSP in line with HMRC and our Bonded warehouse approval. liaise with, clients, shipping lines, 3rd parties and other forwarders alongside managing key relationships within our organisation.

We are One Team– We work together to achieve our goals. Within a culture of collaboration, mutual respect and integrity, working together is part of everything we do. One Team. One Vision.”

“We are Passionate– We are passionate about what we do. As a business, we believe our passion is reflected in the group-wide dedication to the business, shown especially in how we interact together and work hard for our customers. Passion is essential to good business and we seek to be the best we can be.”

If you have experience dealing with freight operations for either Sea, air or road freight and want to explore this exciting opportunity, please apply today!

#ocean freight, air, road, import, export, customs

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Location Southampton
Job titleFreight Forwarder/Operator
Salary £27000 - £28000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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