Freight Forwarding Supervisor

Freight Personnel
£24000 - £35000 per annum
05 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Our client is a well-established freight forwarding company operating with staff with wide ranges of experience and expertise in the many activities that international freight forwarding requires allowing them to precisely tailor services to meet the individual needs of customers both large and small, anywhere in the world. A heavy emphasis has now been placed on project freight management services to run jointly alongside the existing general freight business. The company has gone from strength-to-strength and is now highly regarded as one of the UK's leading freight forwarding and logistics providers. Based in Brentwood, Essex, we are now recruiting for a Freight Forwarding Supervisor to lead a small freight forwarding team as well as being a hands on with the forwarding cycle, leading by example. Although mainly a sea freight exports department you and your team will get involved a small amount of airfreight, road freight and imports, import entries are completed via an agent. Your role will involve investigating and planning the most appropriate route for shipment, you will take bookings, handle quotations, complete customs entries using the NES system for exports, liasing with shipping lines and airlines for best rates, completing all related documentation, liasing with transport companies to move goods, advise clients of shipment details, invoicing in line with agreed rates. In order to apply for this role you will have experience of leading a freight forwarding team, or be a senior clerk in an ocean freight department and looking to step up. You will lead by example and will need to have completed the full sea freight export duties to apply and ideally you will have handled multi modal export freight They have a laid back, happy work environment which is hard working and fast paced This job was originally posted as