Freight Forwarder, Birmingham
The main purpose of the Freight Forwarder role is to organise the movement of cargo in line with clients’ requirements, ensuring all legislation and regulations are fully observed and adhered to.
- Organise the import, export or domestic movement of cargo by any mode of transport or by any combination of modes
- Monitor and manage cargo movements from point of origin to destination
- Ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation and regulations governing the movement of cargo and all documentation relevant to it
- Maintain a high standard of professional and technical knowledge through training, teamwork and an awareness of market developments
- Develop and maintain close working relationships with customers and provide regular communication to management of any action required, where appropriate
- Comply with the Company's trading standards and conditions, including agreed accounting and credit control processes
- Assist in the general management and administration of the Company or department through the prompt, accurate and efficient processing and recording of invoices and documentation, including timely resolution of enquiries and claims
- Prompt reporting of Health & Safety concerns to your line manager or Branch Manager, as appropriate
- Full compliance with all Company policies and procedures, as relevant to the role
- Any other duties as may be reasonably requested by the management of the Company
Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of customer service experience and strong attention to detail. Experience and knowledge of international shipping and documentation and customs clearance procedures is preferred, although not absolutely necessary, as full training will be given.
There may be the requirement for you to work outside of regular office hours and/or to work overtime.
The benefits of working for Denholm Global Logistics
- Competitive salary
- 30 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Full training
- Opportunities to develop your skills
To apply for the Freight Forwarder role, please complete and submit the form below.