Freight Forwarder

Location Liverpool
Discipline: Freight Forwarding
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25,000 - £30,000
Contact name: Ryan Gale

Contact email: ryan@rg-freightrecruitment.com
Job ref: RG041
Published: 2 months ago

.Job Role: Freight Forwarder

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
 

RG Freight Recruitment are working on behalf of a well known freight forwarding client to find a Freight Forwarder to work in their Liverpool office

The client specialise in the import, export, storage and distribution of high value time critical goods. They have been operating for over 6o years and in that time have built up a fantastic reputation within the industry.

They have approached RG Freight Recruitment to find an experienced Freight Forwarder to join their team in Liverpool.  This candidate will be responsible for managing the forwarding process across various client accounts and ad hoc jobs.  
 

Responsibilities:

  • Planning the most appropriate route for shipments, taking into account the nature of the goods, cost, transit time, and security

  • Process all import and export requests as required

  • Ensure ongoing communication with client throughout each requirement

  • Monitor ‘door to door’ exports travel until successful delivery is made within the timeline required.

  • Produce quotes when required, ensuring the best solution/options are provided to the client

  • Provide support to colleagues in team to ensure timely close out of all jobs

  • Process customs declarations in accordance with instructions and HMRC compliance

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of HM Revenue & Customs regulations

  • Adhere to destination specific documentation requirements
     

The Person

  • Good working knowledge freight forwarding practices

  • Proficient and able to complete customs entries

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Conscientious and flexible