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Our client, a fast growing logistics company, based in Basingstoke, is currently hiring for a Global Freight Planner working a Shift Pattern, to join the team. The main focus is on the coordination and execution of international freight movements in a Control Tower Environment.
Ensuring all purchase order items available by ready date
Arranging international freight through to destination
Ensuring all necessary documentation is supplied and accurate to ensure a smooth movement of goods
Updating online tracking tool
Communication to supply chain parties (and customer)
Raising accruals, invoicing customers and producing quotes/costings
Communicate effectively with internal and external customers globally ensuring that they are kept informed and updated at all times (Suppliers, truckers, ports, shipping lines, airlines, customs brokers, transhipment points, freight agents etc.)
Ensure effective communications within Global Freight team
Understanding of freight process (steps from end to end)
Import and export air and ocean freight
Ideally have some exposure to cross trade activities
Experience of freight documentation (e.g. AWBs and BOLs)
Customs process understanding
Working with overseas agents/third parties
A percentage of the commodities handled are hazardous; therefore experience/training in dangerous goods [e.g. IATA/IMDG] would be advantageous
Highly organised, able to prioritise and work under pressure and to deadlines
This is a full time, permanent position working a shift pattern.
Our client offers an excellent remuneration package, great employee benefits with a shift allowance and excellent career progression prospects.
Please apply online to be considered.
Global Freight Planner, Customer Service, Customs, Global Forwarder, Logistics