Air Freight Forwarder

Tamworth Permanent £26,000 - £36,000
  • A market-leader in global shipping & freight!
  • Excellent progression opportunities based in Tamworth

About Our Client

My client is one of the countries largest privately owned freight forwarders based in Tamworth. The business has ambitious grow plans to rapidly expand into new markets over the coming decade, with large scale investment from a private entrepreneur.

Job Description

As an Air Freight Forwarder you will report into the Senior Airfreight Manager and commute daily to Tamworth, Leciestershire. You will also have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparing price quotations - Informing about the freight prices, port charges, cost of special documents, insurance prices as well as prices for handling the goods
  • Organising transport through third party transit means.
  • Providing valid insurance for the vehicles - trucks and trailers
  • Providing appropriate transportation means with adequate load capacity
  • Handling customs entries and arranging billings for VAT/Duties
  • Ensuring full HAWB and MAWB compliance and clearance.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have an expansive background in the freight forwarding industry with a bias towards air freight. The ideally Air Freight Forwarder will have the following skills and experience:

  • 2+ year's experience in freight forwarding in air or sea freight
  • Experience of customs compliance / HAWB & MAWB
  • Proven track record of calculating taxes and duties via imported air freight
  • Excellent customer service experience
  • Experience with Documentation Services (Certificates of Origin, Letters of Credit etc)
  • Commutable to Tamworth.

What's on Offer

  • £26,000-£36,000
  • Private healthcare
  • 10-15% annual bonus
Reece Clarke
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Phone number
+44 115 934 8692

Job summary

Transport & Distribution
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Consultant name
Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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