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Commercial Freight Forwarder

  • Location:

    Belfast

  • Sector:

    Freight & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Colleen

  • Contact email:

    colleen.farquharson@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BEL/303147_1709720627

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    5/04/2024

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

Brook Street (UK) Limited is recruiting a new full time and permanent Commercial Freight Forwarder for our shipping client located in Belfast.

The role would require the successful candidate to work in the commercial department of the business.

The ideal candidate will have Sea Freight Forwarding experience and have ability to deal with commercial / internal sales.

Duties will include

  • Providing quotations to customers and support the sales team.
  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriate quotations to secure bookings.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with customers and suppliers via telephone calls and emails.
  • Action incoming sales leads.
  • Follow up on any sales quotations submitted.
  • Arranging FCL export/import shipments with various carriers to worldwide destinations.
  • Arranging collections with our selected Transport/Liner Shipping Companies.
  • Handling order traces, issuing Bills of Lading, Invoices etc
  • Knowledge of physical loading of containers would be beneficial.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.



Essential Requirements.

  • Must have experience in dealing with Sea Freight
  • Strong communication skills and a confident telephone manner
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • PC Literate and proficient with Microsoft Suite
  • Able to work both in a team and also perform independently.


Salary will depend on experience - please send CV to Colleen Farquharson via the apply link

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