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My client, a well-established global company are looking for an experienced Freight Forwarder with proven experience to join their busy team based in their head office in Dartford.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the logistics sector, experience in working within Freight Forwarding and be super organised, methodical and able to manage multiple priorities.

Duties;

  • Planning route shipments considering the nature of the goods, cost, transit time and security
  • Processing export requests where required
  • Monitoring exports travel until delivery within the timeline required
  • Ongoing communication with clients updating all on shipment progression and any issues via telephone and email
  • Producing quotations to customers and following up
  • Processing customs declarations through ASM Sequoia software in accordance with instructions and HMRC compliance
  • Understanding of HM Revenue and Customs regulations, always adhering to destination specific documentation requirements

The Successful candidate will have/be;

  • Proven experience working within a Freight forwarding role
  • Be super organised with the ability to multi-task
  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Enjoy customer service and have the ability to develop good professional relationships
  • Have a meticulous attention to detail combined with high standards professionally and personally
  • Be proficient using Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment
  • Have experience working to deadlines and have the drive to achieve targets
  • A desire to learn and build on knowledge

Benefits include:

  • 33 days hols per annum inclusive of PH
  • Life Assurance 2 x annual basic salary
  • Pension - auto enrolled at 3 months, 5% employee, 3% employer contribution
  • Simply Health cash back scheme following successful completion of Probationary Period - 6 months.
  • Flexible Hours

This role is being managed by Holly Ensoll, Recruitment Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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