Air Freight Import and Export Co-ordinator

Red Recruit Ltd
13 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Air Freight Import and Export Co-ordinator - Worcestershire - VR/18821

Our client, a Multi-modal freight forwarding company providing worldwide transport services by Air, Road and Sea is looking for an experienced import and export co-ordinator to join their growing team in Redditch.

Duties of the role:

  • Manage the day to day Air Freight operations
  • Co-ordinate the export and import bookings of Air Freight jobs
  • Raising Job files and all of the appropriate operations paperwork
  • Processing jobs through the in-house software system
  • Completing customs entries
  • To be responsible for the daily checking of all Airfreight collections and deliveries and post flights 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

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Ideally AIR freight operations experience
  • Excellent customer service experience
  • Confident communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Can work to deadlines and handle pressure
  • Quick thinker / problem solving
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic character
  • Ability to work with and support a team

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