Our client is one of the UK`s leading independent family owned shipping, logistics and corporate travel providers. The family remains actively involved in the business ensuring that the family heritage, values and history sit firmly at the heart of everything they do, having recently been ranked one of the highest performing private companies based on international growth in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.
They are now looking to grow their teams in different locations in the U.K. one of which will be based in the heart of Manchester.
About the Role
Working within the freight forwarding division, as part of a team dealing predominantly with Import shipments to UK from across the world, predominantly Far East, India, Turkey, Europe.
Responsibilities - Carry out booking procedures accurately, with a `right first time` attitude, to ensure customers receive a high-quality service.
Handling of Import processes and have confidence to offer guidance to clients accordingly.
Where appropriate, collect payment from clients without credit terms in place.
Obtaining, checking, and preparing documentation to meet customs requirements
Skills - Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.
IT literacy with a good working knowledge of a variety of software applications, including Microsoft Office.
Adaptable to new working practices and embracing of Company Operating Systems and procedures.
Confident communicator with good organisational skills
Experience of Cargowise One (CW1) preferred
Hours are Monday to Friday 09.00am to 17.30pm with 60 minutes lunch
Salary £25,000 - £30,000
Please send your updated CV OR call 07400 943 043 (8am-4pm - leave a text if need be)