Ocean Freight Clerk

Start Date
Ocean Freight, Sea Freight, Air freight, Import Exports Freight Forward
Harlow, Hounslow, West Drayton, Hayes
Freight Forwarding
£26000-£30000 per annum


Ocean Freight Clerk

A prestigious transport and distribution Organization who operate on a global scale now seek to appoint an experience Ocean Freight Clerk for their UK site based in Heathrow.

Operating across 22 countries world wide and employing over 500 members of staff, this impressive company are now developing their UK site in a bid to expand nationwide. Their Heathrow office opened last year and is rapidly expanding, offering candidates the chance to engage in a fully operational freight forwarding role which will encompass air, ocean and road modes of freight.

If you are an experienced Ocean Freight Clerk seeking a new opportunity with an expanding organisation with career progression, please apply today

The Package:
Salary: £24k - £30k (doe)
Monday - Friday
9am -5pm
20 days holiday Bank Holidays

Ocean Freight CLerk role:
The role of freight forwarder will involve coordinating 50% Ocean Freight, 40% Air Freight, and 10% European Road Freight. You will be dealing with 70% Exports, 30% Imports. A knowledge of customs compliance and documentation would be an advantage as well as experience with dangerous goods. This is a fully operational role, coordinating with oversees customers, agents and key clients as well as regular communication with the back office based in India as well as the head office and HR department based in Dubai. Excellent communication skills both verbally and written are paramount, as well as good general IT skills. Previous experience using data freight and other in house operating systems would be advantageous. Experience dealing with Hauliers, LCL, FCL, Groupage, part and full loads are important for this role.

Essential requirements:

2-3 years freight forwarding experience is essential

Sea freight experience essential

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