International Freight Controller

Leicestershire Permanent £25,000 - £34,000
  • A market-leader in global shipping & freight!
  • Large opportunities to progress within the current structure!

About Our Client

My client is a house-hold name within the freight forwarding industry and currently holds numerous high-profile automotive and manufacturing accounts. They are currently expanding their operation and are looking for two new starters in a varied role.

Job Description

As an International Freight Controller you will work on accurately executing day to day freight forwarding operational activities across the world for a high profile account. You will cover the following tasks:

  • Negotiate and organising transport movements with a vast contact base of sub-contractors.
  • Ensure solid cost control through the arrangement of transport solutions at the low rate, without compromising upon quality.
  • Recording and planning both air and sea transport routes in line with SLA agreements.
  • Operational processing of transport insurance claims
  • Timely complete and respond to all customer queries surrounding transport solutions.
  • Support the culture of continuous improvement across the air and sea network.
  • Complete accurate shipment bookings and complete HAWB, MAWB and Sea Bills of Laden as required.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will be looking for a challenge with a sector leading logistics provider. You will ideally have 2+ years in a similar freight forwarding or 3PL background and ideally be available for an immediate start.

  • 3+ years experience in a freight forwarding or 3PL business.
  • Knowledge of Air, Road or Sea Freight Shipping operations.
  • Experience in dealing with a network of sub-contractors
  • Experience of providing a transport solution in line with SLA's and within set cost-controls.
  • Desirable - strong knowledge within HAWB, MAWB, Bills of Laden.
  • Commutable to Leicestershire 2 days per week.

What's on Offer

  • £25,000-£34,000
  • Flexible working - 3 days per week from home
  • On-site gym and juice bar
  • Optional 13% company bonus scheme
Reece Clarke
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Reece Clarke
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