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Freight Forwarding Co-ordinator




Freight Forwarding Co-ordinatorA member of the Logistics Team and reports to the Head of Freight Forwarding.Purpose:To provide effective, efficient and safe routing for the logistics of hazardous materials including chemicals, explosives and munitions.  International trade compliance is essential to this role, both to our internal and external customers.To explore and organise the best logistical solutions by means of any mode of transport.Main Responsibilities:Ø Ensure quotations are issued in a timely manner and that all cost models built up are captured.Ø Ensure that the Company’s export and transit licences are used in the correct manner and all information is captured and processes followed.Ø Ensure communications with DIT and HMRC are expedited efficiently and fully comply with lawful requirements.Ø Produce documents in a compliant manner and process in a timely manner.  Assist the Head of Freight Forwarding to ensure no omissions to Company Policies and Procedures.Ø Ensure commercial awareness when undertaking charter bookings and that policies and procedures are fully adhered to.Ø Ensure accountability with suppliers in regard to the provision of their services.Ø To facilitate the growth of the freight forwarding departments customer base (new and existing accounts)Ø To develop positive relationships with suppliers including customer serviceØ Develop new products and route to market including correct price tariff developmentØ Preparation of written monthly reports along with KPI informationØ To deputise for colleagues as and when required.Qualifications/Education required:Ø Good GCSE qualifications, including English and MathsØ In depth experience working within the freight forwarding industry covering multi modal transport and shipping for both import and exportsØ Intermediate skills with Microsoft applicationsØ Customs and licence compliance experience

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