Air Freight Executive

Recruiter
Freight Personnel
Location
Redditch
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Description

Our Client, a multi-national freight forwarder, has a vacancy for an Air Freight Operations Executive at their location in Redditch, Worcestershire. This is a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join a company that is rapidly expanding and offers excellent progression within the business.

Your role will involve

* Manage the day to day Air Freight operations.
* Co-ordinate the export and import bookings of Freight jobs.
* Raising Job files and all of the appropriate operations paperwork.
* Processing jobs through the FAST FREIGHT software system.
* Customs entries using the NES system.
* To be responsible for the daily checking of all Airfreight and Seafreight collections and deliveries and ensuring that clients are kept informed of any deviation to the agreed schedule
* Extensive client liaison and negotiation.
* Extensive supplier liaison and negotiation.
* Internal liaison with the sales team assisting with quotations and service information.
* Managing the jobs from quotation stage to final invoicing in line with the client expectations and communicating effectively any service issues.
* Maximising the gross profit by negotiating with the supplier base.
* Proactively contacting the existing clients to maximise business potential.
* Invoicing jobs on completion.

Working as part of a team you will organise the air freight operations for all Export and Import operations. You will be responsible for the day to day smooth running of the freight cycle to ensure that all collections and deliveries are being efficiently processed and that consignments are checked throughout their transit to ensure customer requirements are fulfilled..
In order to apply for this role you will have experience in Airfreight Freight Forwarding, you will be commercially aware, able to work under pressure and prioritise workload.