Ocean Import & Pricing Operator

Position: Ocean Import & Pricing Operator

Location: Southampton

Hours: Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 17:30

Salary: up to £32,000 (DEO)

We are recruiting for our client, a UK based logistics company that offers Air, Sea, Road and time-critical freight forwarding services worldwide. They seek a dynamic and experienced Ocean Import & Pricing Operator to work out of their Southampton office.

The ideal candidate will have a background in freight forwarding operations, with experience dealing with Ocean freight imports, import regulations and customs clearance procedures, as well as pricing and quotations.

Your key responsibilities as an Ocean Import & Pricing Operator:

  • Complete start-to-finish import consignments via sea freight
  • Create bookings from the origin
  • Negotiate and secure competitive freight rates with carriers and suppliers
  • Provide accurate and timely pricing and quotes to clients based on their shipping needs.
  • Liaise with overseas agents, shipping lines, merchant haulage and various carriers
  • Track and update shipment statuses in the company’s system and provide regular updates to clients
  • Completion of import customs entries
  • Ensure compliance with import regulations and trade compliance laws
  • Cargowise experience is desirable


  • Salary up to £32,000 (DEO)
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Company pension contribution
  • Onsite parking
  • Plus more

We would love to hear from you if you are looking for a new role as a Ocean Import & Pricing Operator and would like to join a successful, fast-growing company.

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 Hampshire
Job titleOcean Import & Pricing Operator
Salary £28000 - £32000
Consultant Charmaine Boyce
Consultant Phone 02394004725
Consultant Email charmaine@wr-logistics.com
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