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Shipping Vacancy 2305
Deep Sea Import Clerk
Position to be based in the West Yorkshire area
Salary up to £19,000

A Freight Forwarding company in West Yorkshire require a Deep Sea Import Clerk to join their team.

Duties will include:

  • Handling FCL/LCL import shipments from start to finish
  • Dealing with Clients
  • Liaising with Overseas Agents
  • Dealing with Suppliers/Shipping Lines
  • Handling Import Quotations
  • Handling all aspects of Import Documentation
  • Inputting Customs Entries.
  • Invoicing

Skills/experience required:

  • Freight forwarding experience in either imports or exports
  • Willingness to learn import procedures (training will be provided)
  • Good customer service skills
  • Computer literate
  • Administration skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good teamworking skills

Office ours 0900 - 1730 Hours: Monday to Friday with one hour for lunch

Salary commensurate with experience c £17 to £19K

Benefits include Contributory Pension Scheme (Company pay 5% of salary), Private Health and Bonus Scheme

 

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2305 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2302
Ocean Export Clerk
Position to be based in the West Yorkshire area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A Freight Forwarding company in West Yorkshire require an Ocean Export Clerk to join their team handling deep sea export shipments to worldwide destinations.

Duties will include:

  • Processing Ocean export shipments on a start/finish basis
  • Dealing with shipping lines / carriers
  • Preparation of all related export documentation
  • Raising Customs NES Entries
  • Raising Chamber Management documentation (EUR1, COO etc)
  • Speaking to customers/agents on a daily basis.
  • Invoicing - sales and purchases

Skills / experience required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in ocean export operations within a freight forwarding environment, including preparation of export documentation
  • Good IT skills, including MS Word & Excel
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • GCSE English and Maths Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Positive mindset with a "can do" attitude
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills within a team environment
  • Excellent organisational, time management and decision making skills

 

Office hours 0900 - 1730 Monday - Friday.

Salary £ negotiable depending on experience.

 

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2302 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2298
Freight Forwarder
Position to be based in the West Yorkshire area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A rapidly expanding and forward thinking independent, freight forwarding company in West Yorkshire require an experienced Freight Forwarder / Co-ordinator with excellent customer service skills and multi modal knowledge. The company pride themselves on understanding their clients needs and offer a full range of tailor made freight solutions to ensure customer satisfaction.

 

Duties will include:

  • Handling worldwide ocean imports and exports on a start /finish basis
  • Arranging airfreight imports and exports to/from worldwide destinations
  • Arranging European roadfreight shipments
  • Quotations
  • Bookings
  • Arranging collections and deliveries
  • Arranging import customs clearances
  • Completing export customs entries
  • Liaising with airlines, shipping lines, forwarders and overseas agents
  • Invoicing and administration

Essential skills / experience required:

  • Freight forwarding experience
  • Oceanfreight operations experience is essential
  • Knowledge of airfreight and European roadfreight would be an advantage
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service and to develop good working relationships with clients
  • Understanding of customs processes and documentation
  • Commercial awareness

There will also be the potential to visit clients and develop business if this is something that would appeal to potential candidates. Otherwise the role can be purely operational and will be tailored to fit the candidates strongest skills whilst also giving the opportunity to develop new ones.

Office hours are 0900 - 1700 hrs Mon- Fri and free parking is available.

Salary will be £negotiable according to the level of experience and the holiday allowance is 22 days pa plus statutory Bank Holidays.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2298 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2294
Customs Manager - Reefer
Position to be based in the Suffolk area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A Global Freight Forwarding Company in Suffolk require an experienced Customs Manager with specific Reefer/Perishables experience to join their team., leading an office of 10 staff and having full management responsibility for them

 

Essential skills/experience required:

  • Experience in managing a team and monitoring training needs
  • HM Revenue & Customs knowledge to high level, including classification, reclaims, system developments and recovery
  • Strong Reefer industry knowledge
  • Other Government Department procedures and system applications TRACES (CVED) PEACH (DEFRA) PHYLIS (CVED/PDD)
  • Lean Management
  • Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PPT, Access, Visio
  • Ability to update and view data within company systems Damco Reporting, MTS, My Damco
  • LSS Customs modules
  • Descartes and other third party system solutions Port Inventory Systems

Salary £ negotiable depending on level of experience plus benefits

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2294 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2290
European Export Groupage Operator
Position to be based in the Manchester area
Salary up to £30,000
 

A busy freight forwarding and logistics company in Manchester require an experienced European Export Groupage Trailer Operator, able to operate groupage services on a start/finish basis. The company operate services to various destinations including Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Switzerland and Turkey.

Duties will include:

  • Taking bookings
  • Arranging collections
  • Liaising with clients and providing a high level of customer service
  • Liaising with overseas agents and international hauliers
  • Trailer load planning
  • Maximising of payloads
  • Preparing loading lists for the warehouse
  • Raising manifests and CMR’s
  • Arranging cross dept trunking when required and liaising with other offices within the company
  • Problem solving
  • Charging out files

Skills / experience required:

  • Minimum 2 years roadfreight export groupage experience within a freight forwarding environment
  • Experience with various markets would be an advantage
  • Hazardous cargo awareness
  • Good customer service skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good teamworking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Office hours are 0900 - 1730 Mon - Fri, some flexibility will be required on busy loading days.

Salary dependent on experience c£22 - 25k

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2290 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk
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Shipping Vacancy 2286
Airfreight Import Sales Coordinator/Quotes
Position to be based in the Middlesex area
Salary up to £27,000
 

A Global freight Forwarding company in Middlesex require an experienced Airfreight Sales Co-ordinator to specialise in import airfreight quotations and sales support.

 

Duties will include:

  • Working within a dynamic and experienced import team
  • Providing fast, accurate and competitive import airfreight quotes to all customers.
  • Responsible for establishing a pricing strategy, obtaining rates, preparing airfreight quotes, and supporting the sales team with airfreight development.
  • The role will also work very closely with the customer service, operations and sales teams to ensure that a flawless service is delivered to customers.


Skills / experience required:

  • Ability to prepare airfreight import quotes (minimum 1 year's experience)
  • Freight forwarding and sales support experience
  • Good customer service and communication skills
  • Commercial awareness.

Salary C£22- 27k dependent on experience

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2286 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2276
Airfreight Import Coordinator
Position to be based in the Heathrow area
Salary up to £30,000
 

A Global Freight Forwarding & Logistics Company in Middlesex require an experienced Import Co-ordinator to join their team.

Duties will include:

  • Working a 12 hour shift system of 4 days on, 4 days off, duties will include:
  • Reporting to and working with the Operations Manager
  • Liaising between customers, suppliers and transport companies to ensure efficient deliveries.
  • Manage all aspects of the import process;
  • Obtain and communicate, internally and externally, all necessary information to ensure correct measures are in place and customer needs are met;
  • Liaise between Suppliers, Forwarders and agents to obtain up to date shipment information;
  • Ensure customers are fully informed of the progress of their shipments;
  • Provide transport companies with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery requirements are met;
  • Ensure correct documentation is on file and act accordingly as set out in the instructions;
  • Maintain all files ensuring they are costed and billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management;
  • Cover the export operations when required; and
  • Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department.

Skills / experience required;

  • Airfreight import operations experience within a freight forwarding environment and a good knowledge of import procedures and documentation
  • Customs entry experience
  • Good communication and customer service skills

Salary according to experience, up to £30k.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2276 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk 

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Shipping Vacancy 2274
Customer Service Administrator
Position to be based in the Suffolk area
Salary £Negotiable

A global Freight Forwarding & Logistics company in Felixstowe are seeking a Customer Services Administrator to join a new team. This team is tasked with systems improvements, process reviews, root cause analysis, team training and onboarding for the whole of the Supply Chain Department.

Skills / experience required:

  • Excellent analytical skills as the role will include data gathering, investigating, analysing, concluding & providing solutions.
  • A natural flair for systems and IT (Xcel essential [v-lookups, pivots] and Access advantageous) as the successful candidate will be building solutions and becoming systems superusers and so training colleagues.
  • The team will be developing and rolling out onboarding programmes for the department, as well as providing upskilling training to current staff. Some knowledge of freight forwarding and / or supply chain operations would be an advantage

We are ideally looking for people who are confident self-starters, results driven & who focus on getting things done right and quickly. Someone who is concerned with detail, correctness and formality, and would thrive in a fast paced, competitive and technical environment.

Salary negotiable according to experience plus benefits.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2274 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2273
Freight Audit Clerk
Position to be based in the Suffolk area
Salary up to £20,000

A Freight Forwarding company in Suffolk require an Audit Clerk with some knowledge of the freight forwarding or shipping industry to join their team in a newly created role.

The aim of the role is to:

  • Identify missed revenue opportunities
  • Assist in the reviewing operational procedures
  • Assisting with any insurance claims
  • Identifying/implementing efficiency gains to processes.

Duties will include:

  • Working closely with and reporting to the Department Manager
  • Compiling and running extensive reports
  • Identifying procedural inadequacies and offer suggestions for improvement
  • Liaise with other branches within the company to ensure best practices at all times
  • Maintain the Insurance Register
  • Occasional visits to other Branch Offices along with the Department Manager

Essential skills/experience required:

  • Good Microsoft skills, particularly Excel
  • Good numeracy and administration skills
  • Knowledge of freight movements (air/road/sea)
  • Attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to prioritise work and work on own initiative

Salary negotiable according to level of experience, up to c£20k.Additional training will be provided as necessary.

Office hours 0900 - 1730, Mon - Fri.

Due to the location of the office own transport is beneficial.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2273 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2272
Air Freight Coordinator
Position to be based in the London area
Salary up to £28,000

Our client a removals/fine art shipper based in the London area is seeking an air freight coordinator to join their team.

 

The candidate will be required to have the ability to calculate packing costs, bests route and quote clients. In addition he/she would work with our airline freight providers to book the shipments, track them, advise clients and consignees of dates and invoice.

 

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within air freight coordination.

 

In return the successful candidate will be offered a salary up to £28,000 plus further benefits.

 

If you wish to apply, please contact the removals team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2272 at ray@flamerecruit.co.uk

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2271
Sales Executive - European Road Freight
Position to be based in the Essex area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A Global Freight Forwarding company in Essex require an experienced External Sales Executive with a good knowledge of European Roadfreight to develop new business.

Duties will include:

  • Pro-actively generate new sales and achieve maximum profitability against mutually agreed sales targets by profiling potential new prospects;
  • Ensure Trade Directors are fully informed on rate negotiations, service requirements and potential meetings when a high profile customer is evident;
  • Provide new and existing customer reports ensuring that all sales activity is accurately reported and feedback on any barriers and market intelligence is delivered;
  • Communicate new customer requirements through Standard Operating Procedures to ensure that all appropriate staff have access to the relevant information;
  • Establish and maintain effective communication links with other business units to identify all potential sales opportunities;
  • Keep accurate records by logging all sales visits on FCL;
  • Maintain awareness of company products and of relevant sales techniques to ensure that the sales role is carried out in line with Company values;
  • Research and analyse internal and external market information to enable the business units to identify opportunities and develop products and services which will support business objectives;
  • Ensure that presentations to customers are consistent and aligned with the company brand;
  • Handover new customers to a Relationship Manager or Trade Director within three months of the first booking;
  • Handle all customer communication in a timely manner;
  • Attend sales meetings and conferences as and when required

Skills and experience required:

  • Field sales experience within a freight forwarding company
  • A good knowledge of European roadfreight services / markets
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to make confident presentations to clients and negotiate / close deals
  • Achieve agreed sales targets

The successful candidate will be offered a competitive package including a basic salary £neg plus commission, company car/allowance and other benefits.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2271 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2260
Ocean Export Commercial Coordinator
Position to be based in the Essex area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A Freight Forwarding & Logistics Company in Essex are seeking an Ocean Export Commercial Co-ordinator to join their Commercial Team.


Duties will include:

  • To maintain and manage carriers costs and selling rates for a large key account in the pharmaceuticals industry.
  • Act as the focal point for incoming rate enquiries and issuance of quotations to customers (UK based and overseas offices/partners)
  • Provide advice and support to the Sales and Operations Departments with regards to the services provided by the company’s network and carrier selection.
  • Support the Export Manager in building strong relationships with carriers in order to achieve the best available buying rates.
  • Support the Export Manager in ensuring that cost and revenue tariffs are accurate and available for the operations department
  • To build strong relationships with clients identifying new business opportunities from existing customers.
  • Work closely with Business Development team to develop new business opportunities.
  • To provide monthly sales leads to the Business Development team and to keep regular contact to monitor progress of leads.

Essential skills & experience required:

  • Operational experience in a deep sea freight forwarding environment
  • Experience issuing Ocean export quotations by LCL and FCL
  • Excellent customer service skills by over the phone and face to face
  • Operational experience would be an advantage.
  • Commercially minded and able to maximise margins
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Salary £negotiable according to experience.

Office hours 0900 - 1700 hrs Mon - Fri

Holidays: 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays

Due to the location of the office own transport is beneficial.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2260 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2257
Business Development - Airfreight
Position to be based in either Hounslow or Essex area
Salary up to £40,000

A Freight Forwarding company with offices throughout the UK require a Business Development Manager with airfreight sales experience to join their team covering the South East UK sales territory. The office base for the position can be based either in Hounslow or Essex, depending on candidates home location.

Reporting directly to the National Sales Manager you need to be self-motivated and confident in selling airfreight services, proficient at sourcing your own sales leads and managing your own pipeline. You should have good knowledge, experience and contacts gained within the freight forwarding industry.


Duties will include

    Generating new business through identifying prospects upselling, cross-selling, online networking and meetings to identify and develop opportunities.
  • Constantly grow the revenue in line with set yearly and quarterly targets
  • Following up on leads, referrals, enquiries and call backs.
  • Making own appointments for client visits
  • Attending an agreed number of sales visits per week
  • Liaising with new & existing customers to establish client relationships.
  • Ensuring the smooth transition of sales to operational delivery.
  • Maintaining customer database & preparing relevant sales reports.
  • Ensuring the company's core values are maintained at all times

Skills & experience required:

  • A strong sales background within the freight forwarding industry (min. 2 years)
  • Good knowledge, experience and networks across the Airfreight sector
  • Some knowledge of airfreight export/import operations would be an advantage
  • Enthusiastic and keen to succeed in a performance driven environment
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to make decisions and work in an entrepreneurial manner
  • Have good business acumen
  • A team player
  • Flexible in your approach to work

Package will include: basic salary c£30-40k, depending on experience, company car/allowance, commission structure based on agreed targets to be discussed.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2257 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

 


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Shipping Vacancy 2255
Customs Entry Clerk
Position to be based in the Essex area
Salary up to £25,000
 
A global Freight Forwarding & Logistics company in Essex require an experienced Customs Entry Clerk to join their team.

Duties will include:

  • Providing full administrative support to the Customs Department and in addition offer further administrative support to other operational departments as required.
  • To supply a high level of service to both internal staff and clients alike when completing import custom’s formalities.
  • Complete day to day customs clearance activities as instructed;
  • Advise Manager of any areas requiring attention;
  • Identify any potential problem areas before they have an adverse effect on operations;
  • Develop constructive relationships with operational staff and clients where appropriate;
  • Deal with all queries quickly and efficiently;
  • Creating and amending ERTS manifests;
  • Keep operational staff fully informed of any holds, exams or other areas which may cause delay to a shipment;
  • General administrative duties for other departments when requested/time permits;
  • Any other duties as required by management for the smooth and efficient operation of the department.
  • Work with the Customs department to continually improve processes and business performance;

Essential skills & experience required:

  • Customs entry experience
  • Good IT and administration skills
  • Freight forwarding experience
  • Experience with Customs systems
  • ERTS knowledge
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Customer service skills


Salary negotiable according to experience, up to £25k + benefits.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2255 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk 


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Shipping Vacancy 2251
Deepsea Import Clerk
Position to be based in the Suffolk area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A Freight Forwarding Company in Suffolk requires an experienced Deep Sea Import Co-ordinator to join their team.

Duties will include:

  • Handling own portfolio of accounts on a start / finish basis
  • Liaising with clients and providing a high level of customer service
  • Accepting all orders (from customer or overseas office) and assuming full responsibility for their successful completion, including customs clearance and delivery where applicable
  • Liaising with overseas suppliers and agents at origin to ensure goods shipped on time and to keep clients informed with shipment status
  • Proactively informing customers on shipment status
  • Booking in jobs onto the in-house system
  • Checking vessel arrivals with shipping lines
  • Collating paperwork for customs clearance
  • Arranging customs entries and obtaining clearance
  • Dealing with any queries
  • Obtaining original documentation, lodging with shipping lines and obtaining release
  • Arranging delivery
  • Invoicing
  • Developing and growing excellent customer relationships and account growth with allocated customers through the delivery of a consistent and high quality service.

Key skills and experience

  • Customer service focus
  • Familiarity with Ocean Freight import process - this is essential
  • Experience with FCL and LCL
  • Customs entry experience preferred
  • A good understanding of customs processes and procedures
  • Results driven and good attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Teamworking skills
  • Able to prioritise and perform under pressure

All candidates should have a minimum of 2 years experience within a freight forwarding environment handling ocean import operations and be able to demonstrate strong customer service skills..

Salary negotiable according to experience

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2251 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk 

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2248
Airfreight Pricing & Development Coordinator
Position to be based in the Staffordshire area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A freight forwarding company in Staffordshire require an Airfreight Pricing and Development Co-ordinator to join their team.

Reporting to the Air/Sea/Courier Manager and responsible for all airfreight pricing requests to grow and develop the department, duties will include:

  •  Assist the department & Manager to deliver services efficiently and effectively.
  • Prepare quotations for all types of customer requirements, both import and export - in an accurate and timely manner
  • Negotiate rates with airlines, and be able to make bookings for Back to Back, consol, and direct Masters
  • Maximise profitability on shipment by obtaining best possible prices, while maintaining service requirements.
  • Identify trends / develop products / seize opportunities to grow market share
  • Tracking down sales leads and demonstrate good inside sales skills
  • Work closely with customers, colleagues and third parties to ensure smooth operations.
  • Organised to offer superb customer satisfaction and problem solving
  • Set up and deal with any special arrangements for delicate cargoes.
  • Liaise effectively with overseas agents, taking into account different time-zones and cultures.
  • Develop and maintain good supplier relationships ensuring our service is second to none, and rates are as competitive as can be.
  • Maintain knowledge of legislation, political situations and other factors affecting the movement of freight.
  • Attend regular reviews of performance and annual appraisal meeting with Manager.
  • Knowledge of specialist air cargo equipment and requirements (i.e. perishable cargo / exhibition cargo / time critical)

Essential skills/experience required:

  • Experience of pricing for airfreight products / services
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Confident phone manner
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised, accurate and with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Target driven
  • Knowledge of factors affecting movement of freight
  • Able to use systems to input date, analyse information, produce reports.
  • Able to work within a team as well as on own
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within the airfreight industry is required.
  • IATA Dangerous Goods qualification desired
  • Level D / Air cargo security qualified desired

Salary £negotiable according to experience.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2248 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 


 

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Shipping Vacancy 2234
Road Freight Export Operator/Planner
Position to be based in the West Yorkshire are
Salary up to £30,000
 
A well established freight forwarding company in West Yorkshire require an experienced Roadfreight Export Operator / Trailer Planner to join their team handling groupage export trailers to various destinations within Europe.

Duties will include:

  • Arranging collections on trailer or via domestic transport
  • Export trailer planning
  • Preparing loading lists for the warehouse
  • Issuing instructions to drivers/hauliers
  • Liaising with overseas agents
  • Raising export documentation
  • Problem solving

Experience/skills required:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in roadfreight groupage exports
  • International trailer planning / routing experience
  • Some knowledge of ADR and customs procedures would be an advantage
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines

Salary negotiable c £24 - 30k according to level of experience.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2234 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2230
European Roadfreight Groupage Operator
Position to be based in the North Yorkshire area
Salary up to £25,000
 

A Freight Forwarding & Logistics Company in North Yorkshire are seeking a Traffic Operator for their European Roadfreight Department, handling import and export operations.

Duties will include:

  • Reporting to the Traffic Manager
  • To control day to day groupage services (import/export)
  • To support the day to day running of the European Operation.
  • Liaise and communicate with European agents.
  • To service customer requirements promptly and accurately.
  • To communicate with customers promptly and ensure that they are kept informed on the progress of their delivery.
  • To supervise the prompt and accurate invoicing and ensure that the department records all paperwork accurately.
  • To ensure that the department is commercially aware to enable the quotation and negotiation of rates with customers and agents.
  • To deal with and respond to complaints, queries and incidents
  • In times of shortages the European Department can be proactive in chasing customers for business.
  • At all times be proactive in the development of the company's European groupage services.

Experience and skills required

  • European Roadfreight groupage operations experience
  • Freight Forwarding knowledge
  • Knowledge of various markets and services would be an advantage
  • Good customer service and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • IT skills.

Salary up to c£25k depending on experience, plus further benefits.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2230 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2174
Customer Services - International Roadfreight
Position to be based in the Essex area
Salary £Negotiable
 

A Freight Forwarding & Logistics company in Essex require a Customer Services Co-ordinator with good administration skills to provide support to their International Roadfreight Groupage Operations Department. Working in a busy office environment:

Duties will include:

  • Working closely with the Service Manager and providing strong administrative support
  • Dealing with email enquiries
  • Providing a high level of customer service at all times
  • Booking in jobs
  • Keeping customers informed with the progress of their shipments
  • Obtaining prices in response to customer quotation requests
  • Dealing with general queries from customers and overseas agents
  • Tracking and tracing goods and keeping customers informed
  • Locating POD's
  • Data input

Key skills / experience

  • Experience working within a freight forwarding environment
  • Knowledge of international roadfreight operations administration
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Organisational skills
  • GCSE English & Maths Grades A-C (or equivalent)
  • Good IT skills including Excel
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Used to working in a fast - paced environment


Salary £negotiable depending on experience

Office hours 0900 - 1730 hrs Mon- Fri (Could be flexible, e.g. 0800 - 1630 if preferred)

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2175 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2172
Client Executive - Supply Chain Management (Freight Imports)
Position to be based in the West Yorkshire area
Salary up to £25,000

A Supply Chain Management Company in West Yorkshire require a Client Executive with strong customer service skills to join their team.

 

Duties will include:

  • The role involves being the main point of contact for designated clients and providing support and information to them on the movement of their imports coming to the UK from origin to delivery.
  • Supporting the Client Account Manager in operational and business development tasks
  • Liaising with overseas offices, other company offices within the UK and clients relating to the companies freight management system
  • Updating Excel spreadsheets so that clients and colleagues can see where things are in the supply chain.
  • Analysing data to check that all agreed KPI’s are met.
  • Collating relevant data for the Client Account Manager as required and completing administrative tasks.

Skills/ experience required:

  • Knowledge of freight forwarding imports
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills via telephone and email with both UK and overseas contacts
  • Customer focused
  • Good Excel knowledge and administration skills
  • Willingness to learn new systems
  • Teamworking skills
  • Educated to A Level standard (or equivalent)

 

Salary dependent on level of experience c£23-25k

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2172 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk 

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Shipping Vacancy 2161
European Road Freight Coordinator
Position to be based in the West Yorkshire area
Salary up to £25,000
 

A Freight Forwarding & Express Roadfreight company in West Yorkshire require a freight forwarder with knowledge of European roadfreight operations to join their team. Working within a small team in a modern, air-conditioned office.

Duties will include:

  • Quotations
  • Taking bookings
  • Liaising with service providers and hauliers
  • Arranging groupage and full load exports to European destinations
  • Arranging express deliveries utilising dedicated vehicles within Europe
  • Handling some trailer imports
  • Charging out and invoicing
  • Customer service

Skills & Experience required

  • Freight forwarding European roadfreight operations experience (Min. 2 years)
  • Export groupage and full load experience
  • Some import roadfreight experience would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of express roadfreight operations would be an advantage
  • Good administration and IT skills
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Commercial awareness

Salary negotiable according to level of experience, c£18 - 25k

If you wish to apply, please contact the removals team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2161 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

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Shipping Vacancy 2142
Custom Entry Operator
Position to be based in the Suffolk area
Salary up to £28,000
 
A Freight Forwarding & Logistics company in Suffolk require an experienced Customs Entry Operator to join their team.

Working within a busy team duties will include the preparation of customs entries and freight forwarding procedures including arranging deliveries.

Skills / experience required:

  • Freight forwarding experience
  • Skilled in the preparation of customs entries
  • CVED and CED experience
  • Catch Certification knowledge
  • Port Health knowledge

Salary c£24 - 28k depending on experience.

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2142 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk

 

 

 
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Shipping Vacancy 2126
European Roadfreight Operations Clerk
Position to be based in the Essex
Salary up to £24,000
 

Our client a Shipping and Freight specialist based in Essex is seeking a European Roadfreight Operations Clerk.

Position -

  • Operations clerk, European Road Freight.
  • Import groupage services from Germany and France, ability to assist on other European groupage markets.
  • Arranging movement of freight from origin to final destination, both international and national.
  • Liaising with customers, overseas partners and suppliers.

Skills required -

  • Experience with all aspects of European groupage.
  • An understanding of road freight costs and revenues, chargeable kilos and ametas.

Salary - £ 20 - £ 24 K.

 

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2126 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk 

 

 

 



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Shipping Vacancy 2069
European Roadfreight Operator
Position to be based in the Essex area
Salary up to £30,000
 

A Freight Forwarding company in Essex require and experienced European Roadfreight Groupage Operator with a freight forwarding background to join their team.

Duties will include:

  • Handling Dutch, Italian and French Groupage Exports,
  • Booking own trucks / part loads dependent on groupage levels.
  • Quoting of shipments using tariffs and co-loaders.
  • Arranging collections with in house haulier and 3rd party carriers,
  • Liaising with Overseas agents to follow jobs through.
  • Charging of Files
  • Close monitoring of customers for fall off / gain
  • Liaising directly with clients and where required direct client visits with sales rep / manager.
  • Providing cover when other members of staff are off for Imports / exports

Skills / experience required:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in roadfreight groupage operations
  • Freight forwarding knowledge
  • Experience with various markets would be an advantage
  • Ability to operate services on a start/finish basis
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Teamworking skills
  • Commercial awareness

Salary according to level of experience c£26 - 30k

If you wish to apply, please contact the shipping team of Flame Recruit Limited quoting reference 2069 at tina@flamerecruit.co.uk




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