Ocean Import Clerk

Forward Prospects Ltd
£18,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Ocean Import Clerk

North Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, Minworth, Coleshill

Salary: up to £25k

Good opportunity to join an International Forwarder looking to grow and develop their Ops team. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is competent at Ocean Imports and confident in building and maintaining relationships with customers in order to generate and increase new business.

  • Ocean Import Docs
  • Customs Clearances / Entries
  • CHIEF / NES / Destin 8
  • Taking Bookings
  • Liaising with overseas offices
  • Liaising between Shipping Lines, Forwarders and Transport companies
  • Maintain all files, ensuring that they are costed and billed correctly, in accordance with procedure
  • Quotations and negotiating costs
  • All Customer liaison
  • Charging files, Invoicing and costing
  • Receiving pre-alerts from overseas agents
  • Advising customers of arrival of cargo into the UK
  • Planning and arranging deliveries

You will need previous experience within Import Freight operations. 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.

Mon - Fri 08:30 -17:00

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.