Ocean Imports Operator – Freight Forwarding

Ocean Import Coordinator Manchester, England

Position: Import Operator – Ocean & Road Freight
Location: Manchester
Salary £26,000 – £32,000

My client is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading logistics providers with offices in Basildon, Heathrow, Manchester, Felixstowe and Cork.

They provide a winning combination of an experienced team of logistics professionals, with a global office network and warehouses in strategic locations worldwide.

Their customers include importers, exporters and freight forwarders and we strive to provide the very best in customer care whilst delivering the most cost effective solutions to our customer needs.

Due to increased demand from our client’s, we now seek to appoint an experienced Ocean Import Operator to join our team in Manchester.

Job purpose:
Responsible for the day to day operations of allocated trades, ensuring profits are maximised and service levels are maintained.

Minimum 2 years’ freight forwarding experience
LCL ocean Import Experience
Road freight experince is an advantage
Customs entries experience
Excellent customer service & organizational skills
Excellent telephone manner
Willingness to learn and develop
Ability to use own initiative
Responsible for the day to day running of allocated LCL import trades
Measure, monitor and review performance of allocated trades
Profits to be maximised and highlight areas of concern
Be innovative and look to develop and improve allocated trades
Manage your own time to the best efficiency for the business
Responsible for problem solving, escalating issues to management when necessary
Maintain a high level of service, and identify areas of concern
Review supplier performance, suggest and implement change where necessary
Support colleagues and management as and when required
Ensure procedures are followed at all times
Make sure company standards are followed, and the customer

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

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Location Manchester
Job titleOcean Imports Operator – Freight Forwarding
Salary £26000 - £30000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email matt@wr-logistics.com
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