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Freight Forwarder

Job Description

Brook Street is delighted to be assisting our Belfast client to recruit a new Freight Forwarder.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic fast-growing Business to process and administer worldwide freight movements and supply chain solutions.

Main Duties

Handle enquiries with customers and suppliers
Provide quotations for customers as required whilst maximising shipment profitability
Making bookings on Azyra Freight System (prior knowledge not essential)
Dealing with other transport and haulage companies
Completing various types of paperwork associated with international freight forwarding in a timely and efficient manner.
Managing the movement of freight in and out of the country, including arranging appropriate documentation
Communicating with the authorities eg HMRC
Developing and implementing effective and constructive solutions to challenges and possible obstacles in import/ export activity.
Monitoring, recording, analysing and reporting on activities, trends, results and recommendations relating to import / export activities.
Liaising with internal warehousing to co-ordinate freight activities.
Have the ability to develop our current and new business
Have the ability to deal with multiple shipments in a fast moving industry

Criteria

Educated to GCSE Level or equivalent, including English and Maths
A minimum of 3 years` experience in the Freight Forwarding or Transport Industry
Very Good understanding of how the freight forwarding industry works
Good Knowledge of Import/Export documentation
Working knowledge of customs procedures
IT literate with a very good knowledge of Word and Excel and Outlook.
Have the ability to pick up new systems quickly
Have customer service skills and the ability to work under the pressure of tight timescales and deadlines.
Attention to detail paramount

Salary negotiable

Please send CV via the link

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