First Choice Staff
£15,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


£15,000 TO £17,000 PER ANNUM

Monday to Friday 09.00am to 5.30pm

Full on the job training and ongoing career development

We are working with a large global International Freight & Logistics organisation who are expanding their operation in the Seafreight division and seeking to recruit an TRAINEE FREIGHT CLERK to join their Birmingham operation. Offering full on the job training and continued career development

The daily duties for the role of TRAINEE FREIGHT CLERK will include;

  • Opening new shipment booking files for Import & Exports
  • Data entry onto the Tracking system
  • Answering calls to customers and suppliers
  • Pre advising customers of deliveries and collections
  • Preparing & raising International Shipping documentation
  • Entering shipments details on the HM Customs systems
  • Checking invoices received from Shipping Lines against job files
  • Raising Customer invoices for shipments
  • Responding to customers enquiries and queries
  • Filing, faxing & photocopying
  • All general office administration

Offering a chance to progress in the future, this role will commence at a Trainee level and is ideally suited to a college leaver/Graduate looking to commence a career in International Shipping, logistics and Supply Chain, with a good level of IT literacy and who possesses excellent customer service and communication skills.

Due to the location of the office and limited links to public transport, all applicants will be required to drive and have their own transport. A full 5 year checkable history required along with a clean checkable criminal record.