Import Forwarding Operations Clerk (Ocean / Road)

Forward Prospects Ltd
06 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Import Forwarding Operations Clerk (Ocean / Road)


Salary up to £23k

Are you customer service orientated and have Forwarding experiences? Looking to join a supportive company with excellent internal training set up?

A great opportunity to join a successful International Logistics business, still privately owned. The business look after its team members and is again growing.

Your role within this globally recognised company will be, to provide shipping, transport and forwarding expertise and build relationships with customers. Understand customers’ needs and requirements and promote internal solutions across the company’s services range. You will provide service information, quotations, take bookings and champion the needs of the customer.

  • Completion of entries and shipping documentation
  • Liaising with overseas partners, suppliers & customers
  • Communicating with overseas agents as per requirements, updating them and solving problems that arise
  • Take bookings
  • Receiving and checking relevant import documentation
  • Charging files
  • Passing purchase invoices and dealing with any queries
  • Customer quotations, follow ups and some warm calling

Excellent customer service skills are required, as is the ability to manage your own workload efficiently and proactively. You will be commercially focused, with good IT skills, including MS Word and Excel.

Forward Prospects offers high quality recruitment solutions to the rapidly evolving international freight and logistics industry. For more information on Forward Prospects, or to view our current portfolio of vacancies, please visit our website.

Forward Prospects acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers.