Ocean Freight Advisor

Pertemps Tamworth Commercial
9.00 GBP Annual
14 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Ocean Freight Advisor
This is an opportunity to join a prestigious international company based on the outskirts of Burton, as an Ocean Freight Advisor in an ongoing temporary position, with immediate start.
Benefits include free onsite parking (transport will be required due to location of the company) Hours of work will be between 08:00AM-16:30PM, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility.
As a contracted employee of the UK's largest independent recruitment business, the successful candidate will also receive holiday accrual.
This is a varied and interesting role covering different areas of the business. I am looking for someone with at least 12 months experience.
Ocean freight main roles:
• To provide a key operational contact for all stakeholders - customer, supplier, carrier, DHL operations and FB&A
• Execution of business processes in support of Control Tower operational activity (Accurate shipment booking and execution, systemised management of on-time collection and delivery)
• Build and maintain strong working relationships with the customer and carriers to ensure all operational KPI targets are met
• Arrange and plan Ocean freight shipments based on agreed rates with Rolls-Royce Marine approved carriers
• Provide spot quotes when requested from a list of carriers
• Send ocean freight pre-alert to all key stakeholders
• Key milestones checking / chasing
• Knowledge and understanding of Letter of Credit process.

Candidates should have:
• Good data entry skills
• A professional telephone manner
• Preferably experience of OTM, although training will be given.
• Experience within logistics
• Experience with Road, Air, Sea and Freight

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