Export Operator

Commercial

We have a fantastic opportunity to work with one of the UK’s leading logistics and freight companies based in Stoke on Trent as an Export Operator

Providing a valuable service in our Ocean Freight department, to organise the safe, efficient and cost-effective transportation of goods for sea exports.

Responsibilities

  • Handling of worldwide sea, export LCL and FCL shipments from start to finish
  • Providing a high level of customer service at all times and building good business relationships with clients
  • Maintaining and establishing relationships with customers new and old
  • Liaising with customers, overseas agents and shipping lines
  • Rate negotiation with providers to ensure maximum profit per shipment
  • Arranging customs clearances using ASM Sequoia.
  • Dealing with any clearance queries/problems and resolving to minimise delays
  • Use of Destin8 system
  • Keeping customers advised and updated at all stages of the export process
  • Invoicing and administration 
  • Handling export quotations
  • Liaising with hauliers and internal transport team

Requirements

  • Ocean Export experience
  • A good knowledge of Ocean Export procedures and documentation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines with accuracy
  • Ability to work well within a small team and use own initiative
  • Computer literate
  • Flexible and adaptable attitude with a willingness to learn new skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong knowledge around FE consolidation
  • Prior experience with a minimum of 2 year’s experience in Ocean Export
  • Knowledge of customs clearance and multi modal documentation
  • Some Knowledge of imports

 

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted.


To apply for this job email your details to SafinaB.01CCB68F0.0@applythis.net