Senior Freight Forwarder REF ZZ 1014

Our client is looking to appoint a senior project freight forwarder, who is happy to work on their own initiative and lead a small team. Dealing with key clients from initial enquiry to closing of file, invoicing out and P&L. Must be experienced in project cargo, out of gauge or abnormal load shipping. Ideally already working in this environment but a good solid freight knowledge is an absolute must. Willing to consider a candidate who can demonstrate transferable skills from within the industry.

Salary £30-40k Location Devon

Key Requirements

·Sound global freight knowledge and good solid experience of container shipping market

·Knowledge and proven experience of moving out of gauge equipment, breakbulk and coaster shipment with all attendant facets ( Road transport, lashing / securing, lifting, agency, customs etc.)

·Commercially astute and able to manage shipments start to finish.

·Good customer service attitude with attention to detail. Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

·Works well leading, and as part of a small team and able to work to tight deadlines.

·Provide accurate and timely reporting of information to customers including sending

quotations, pricing, costing, shipping details and supply chain related documentation

·Understanding of UK customs system and conversant with key areas.

The company is offering a competitive salary, twice yearly discretionary bonus, pension, 25 days holiday and cycle to to work scheme.  Office based - Exeter

Category: Current Vacancies, Logistics.