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Freight Forwarder

Location
Kent
Salary
£18,000 to £28,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
12 Sep 2022
Active Transport has an exciting new Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding role in Kent, Dover. We offer a competitive annual salary / benefits package while working amongst a fun and enthusiastic team! Immediate start available. Job Role: Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding Location: Dover, Kent Salary: £18,000 - £28,000 p/a, negotiable dependant on experience + Benefits (Listed below) Position: Full-Time / Permanent Hours: 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday With some evening and weekend cover required by email / telephone About Active Transport From humble beginnings in 2000, our company has grown to become the road cargo transport and logistics solution of choice for many forwarding companies and suppliers alike looking for a reliable carrier. Our company headquarters are based in Dover, UK. This perfectly positions us for shipping allowing us to make the best use of our equipment: 14 drivers and 6 office staff are employed full-time at the Dover depot. Main responsibilities of a Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding: Planning and arranging collections and deliveries - Logistics Liaising with customers, carriers, suppliers, shipping lines, port authorities etc. by telephone, email etc Obtaining the necessary paperwork, Bill of ladings etc Admin / Administration support to all parties Data input / Data entry and general admin Skills and qualities: Previous experience in the Freight forwarding Knowledge of customs declarations in freight forwarding/logistics is an advantage Ability to work under pressure (deadlines), independently and within a team Attention to detail, competent in Microsoft, Outlook, and ability to learn new procedures Be driven and self-motivated Essential Experience We are looking for someone who has experience as a Freight Forwarder / within this field. Our ideal candidate may have experience working: As a Freight Forwarder In Logistics In Airfreight / Road freight Benefits Competitive annual salary of £18,000 - £28,000 Free on-site parking Company pension scheme Fun working atmosphere Ongoing training and development Next Steps If you wish to apply to our Freight Forwarder / Freight Forwarding vacancy, please click on apply to upload your CV. We look forward to hearing from you
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Details

  • Job Reference: 710449080-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Active Transport
    Active Transport
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: £18,000 to £28,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent